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2 Vocabulary Sarah Evans Language Arts Grade 8 Click to start Click to start

3 Weekly Definitions 1.alert – attentive; awake; on-guard Example sentence: Many people believe drinking coffee helps them remain alert throughout the day. Next 2. assert – to affirm; to declare with assurance; to state positively; to maintain Example sentence: He used his powerful voice to assert his authority.

4 Weekly Definitions 3. avail – benefit; value; profit; advantage toward success Example sentence: For your essay, please avail yourself with all the resources the library has to offer. Next 4. await – to wait for; to expect Example sentence: I await your arrival this afternoon.

5 Weekly Definitions 5. avert – to turn aside, or away Example sentence: I tried to avert disaster but it was too late. Click to practice Click to practice 6. prevail – to have or gain the advantage over others Example sentence: I hope the Browns prevail over the Steelers tonight.

6 A football player must be _______ at all times during the game. assert prevail alert avert

7 Correct! A football player must be alert at all times during the game. Next question

8 I’m sorry. This is not the correct usage of the vocabulary words. Try again

9 The good knight will _______ over the evil villain. prevail assert alert await

10 Correct! The good knight will prevail over the evil villain. Next question

11 I’m sorry. This is not the correct usage of the vocabulary words. Try again

12 In an attempt to ______ disaster, she swerved and hit the guardrail. prevail avert await avail

13 Correct! In an attempt to avert disaster, she swerved and hit the guardrail. Start questions over End

14 I’m sorry. This is not the correct usage of the vocabulary words. Try again

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