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Vertex [ver-teks] Definition: (noun) The highest point of something; apex; summit; top: the vertex of a mountain. After climbing the mountain for hours,

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2 Vertex [ver-teks] Definition: (noun) The highest point of something; apex; summit; top: the vertex of a mountain. After climbing the mountain for hours, I was so pleased to reach the vertex. W/C:02/06/2014

3 Vanquish [vang-kwish] Definition: (Verb) to conquer or subdue by superior force, as in battle. The sentiment made no sense for gladiators, who expected to vanquish their opponents and live. W/C:02/06/2014

4 Innovation [in-uh-vey-shuh] Definition: (noun) something new or different introduced. When people want to change, they usually turn first to the strategy of innovation. W/C:02/06/2014

5 Nettle [net-l] Definition: (verb) to irritate, annoy, or provoke. People talking during the film really nettles me. W/C:09/06/2014

6 Oppression [uh-pre-shun] Definition: (noun) the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. The media focus solely on poverty and the cycle of oppression. W/C:09/06/2014

7 Gallery [gal-uh-ree] Definition: (noun) a raised area, often having to accommodate spectators, exhibits, etc. On the west side of the building, elevator and stair landings overlook a gallery. W/C:09/06/2014

8 Edition [eh-dish-uhn] Definition: (noun) the format in which a literary work is published: a one-volume edition of Shakespeare. Nearly twenty years elapsed before another edition appeared W/C:16/06/2014

9 Moderately [mod-er-it-ly] Definition: (adjective) kept or keeping within reasonable or proper limits; not extreme, excessive, or intense. Because it is still moderately bright outside, my brain doesn't want to sleep W/C:16/06/2014

10 Fatigue [fuh-teeg] Definition: (noun) weariness from bodily or mental exertion. Now you can see their fatigue, and they're ready to sleep. W/C:16/06/2014

11 Navigate [nav-i-gate] Definition: (verb) to move on, over, or through (water, air, or land) in a ship or aircraft. The ship’s captain had to navigate his crew across the ocean. W/C:23/06/2014

12 Pact [pakt] Definition: (noun) an agreement, covenant, or compact Madison and Jessica made a pact to always be friends. W/C:23/06/2014

13 Innuendo [in-yoo-en-doh] Definition: (noun) an indirect hint about a person or thing. There is no point in replying to this kind of innuendo. W/C:23/06/2014

14 Effervescent [ef-er-ves-uhnt] Definition: (adjective) effervescing, bubbling, vivacious; gay, lively; sparkling. For half an hour everything went swimmingly, with plenty of effervescent conversation. W/C:30/06/2014

15 Engaging [en-gey-jing] Definition: (adjective) winning; attractive; pleasing: an engaging smile Students really enjoyed their recent engaging drama lesson. W/C:30/06/2014

16 Aptitude [ap-ti-tood] Definition: (noun) readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence. It was at school that Jordan discovered his aptitude for technology.. W/C:30/06/2014

17 Perusal [puh-roo-zuhl] Definition: (noun) the act of perusing; survey; scrutiny. Although the guide isn't lighthearted, it's casual enough to inspire page-flipping and informal perusal. W/C:07/07/2014

18 Transition [tran-zish-uhn] Definition: (noun) movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change. The transition from primary school to secondary can be very stressful for the students concerned. W/C:07/07/2014

19 Petition [puh-tish-uhn] Definition: (noun) a document demanding official action which is signed by a lot of people. The people from Daventry signed a petition to keep the library open. W/C:07/07/2014

20 Perimeter [puh-rim-i-ter] Definition: (noun) the border or outer boundary of an area. George planted flowers around the perimeter of his garden. W/C:14/07/2014

21 Fascinated [fas-uh-neyt ed] Definition: (verb) To be fascinated is to think about something all the time. Leah is totally fascinated by Jacqueline Wilson books. W/C:14/07/2014

22 Factor [fak-ter] Definition: (noun) one of the elements contributing to a particular result or situation. Exam results are a factor when considering an individual for employment. W/C:14/07/2014

23 Season [see-zuhn] Definition: (noun) a period of the year described by particular conditions of weather, temperature, etc. In the summer season ice cream sales increase dramatically. W/C:21/07/2014

24 Zone [zohn] Definition: (noun) an area that has particular features or properties. The LRC is a reading and learning zone. W/C:21/07/2014

25 Assist [uh-sist] Definition: (verb) to give support or aid to; or help. Tony had to assist Roy in moving the furniture as it was heavy. W/C:21/07/2014


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