Presentation on theme: "Root Words ject = throw. dejected (adjective) Definition: To feel sad; To feel thrown down in spirit Kara felt very dejected when her friends made."— Presentation transcript:
Root Words ject = throw
dejected (adjective) Definition: To feel sad; To feel thrown down in spirit Kara felt very dejected when her friends made fun of her new hair style.
eject (verb) Definition: To throw out The driver was ejected from his car because he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.
injection (noun) Definition: A shot; The “throwing” of medicine into the body by a needle To prevent an infection, the doctor gave me an injection of antibiotics.
interjection (noun) Definition: A word thrown into a sentence or conversation My date, Missy, yelled out the interjection, “Yikes!”, when she found a bug in her soup! Yikes!
jettison (verb) Definition: To throw goods overboard to lighten the load on a boat or an airplane. The man jettisoned all goods from the boat, including his life preserver, in order to stay afloat.
projectile (noun) Definition: An object thrown into the air with great force. The missile was such a powerful projectile that the houses near the launch site shook when it was fired into the air.
projector (noun) Definition: A machine that throws an image on the wall. Today’s teachers use both an LCD projector as well as an overhead projector to help teach new concepts visually.
reject (verb) Definition: To throw something out because it’s defective and can’t be used again Henry finally rejected his useless invention when he kicked it and then tossed it into the trash can.
subject (verb) Definition: To throw oneself under someone else’s rule The lowly guards subjected themselves to serve the Mayan priest and obey his commands.
trajectory (noun) Definition: The curved path of an object thrown into space The space shuttle’s trajectory will place it over Australia at 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.