Presentation on theme: "Wonder Vocabulary Part One: Set 2 “August”. apprentice Noun Someone training with an experienced person “It’s from Star Wars……A Padawan is a Jedi apprentice.”"— Presentation transcript:
Wonder Vocabulary Part One: Set 2 “August”
apprentice Noun Someone training with an experienced person “It’s from Star Wars……A Padawan is a Jedi apprentice.”
motivate Verb To make someone interested and willing “…. A precept is any saying or ground rule that can motivate you.”
contagious Adjective Able to be passed or spread by contact, as with an illness, disease, or idea They would take the longest way around me to avoid bumping into me in any way, ….. Like my face was contagious.”
mortality Noun Death rate; certainty to die; rate of failure; human beings The things we do outlast our mortality. Auggie’s hw to explain one of Mr. Browne’s precepts.
aversion Noun A strong dislike; someone or something disliked I have an aversion to having my picture taken.
elective Noun optional subject of study Then yesterday in my science elective, we were doing this cool mystery-powder investigation…”
misgiving Noun Doubt; suspicion The student had misgivings about going along with the April Fool’s prank.
inept Adjective Incompetent; incapable; useless; unskilled The inept carpenter was fired when the shed he was building collapsed after the first day of construction.
ingenious Adjective Inventive; resourceful, creative The students came up with an ingenious design for their science experiment.
instantaneous Adjective Immediate; sudden; without waiting When we flipped the switch, the lights came on instantaneously.
irk Verb To annoy or bother; to trouble or vex Julian’s rude comments began to irk almost everyone around him.