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To-Do In Notebook List vocabulary words and definitions correctly Write complete sentence(s) demonstrating how the video clips help to understand the definition Make flashcards: paper or electronic Side A: word and part of speech Side B: definition and mnemonic Selected students: draw one picture on A3 paper One word (symbols and numbers are OK): color coding is smart Verb Noun Adjective…(diffuse) Picture must show how the word is used Class examples and YouTube clips may NOT be used! All or nothing with credit If done properly, picture will be hung on wall, can be used during quizzes
admonish to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty Names on quizzes Parental or teacher ‘look’
breach an opening, gap; a violation or infraction; to create an opening, break through Violating rules Break through opposition defense (sports, military) Torn pants Overcoming security walls
brigand a bandit
circumspect careful, cautious Not rushing on a math test What do you think of her/him (to an interested friend)?
*commandeer*commandeer to seize for military or official use 9/11 airspace Movies and cops
cumbersome clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving Bureaucratic paperwork or process
deadlock a complete standstill; to bring to a standstill 1-1 at halftime Movement of traffic at night on Saudi National Day
debris scattered fragments, wreckage Parades / disasters NOT after class in your desk!
diffuse to spread or scatter freely or widely; wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; Perfume / farts / ideasideas Long-winded
*dilemma*dilemma a difficult or perplexing situation or problem World Cup Final or sister’s wedding?
efface to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed Sharing credit (self-effacing) Avoiding blame / attention
muddle to make a mess of; to get by; a hopeless mess
*opinionated*opinionated stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one’s ideas; having a closed mind EPL or La Liga?
perennial lasting for a long time, persistent; a plant that lives for many years Flowers / dynasties / traditions Traffic and tardies
predispose to incline to beforehand Benefit of the doubt > rounding.5 for grades
relinquish to let go, give up Possession in a game Power / rights
salvage to save from fire or shipwreck; property thus saved A 2 at half term to a 5 by reports Furious comeback from 4-0 to 4-3
spasmodic sudden and violent but brief; fitful, intermittent Eruptions (verbal and physical) Spastic (idiom / slang)
spurious not genuine, not true, not valid Ferris needs a new liver Logic: either you’re with us or you’re with the terrorists
unbridled uncontrolled, lacking in restraint Literally, with a horse Statements during a game