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VOCABULARY WEEK 2. Definition: pay Sentence: Maddie was compensated for babysitting her nieces. Examples: compensate for helping compensate for a price.

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1 VOCABULARY WEEK 2

2 Definition: pay Sentence: Maddie was compensated for babysitting her nieces. Examples: compensate for helping compensate for a price rise 1. compensate

3 Definition: reduce, lessen Sentence: The U.S. plans to curtail the number of troops being deployed. Examples: curtail supplies curtail homework 2. curtail

4 Definition: choices Sentence: Jane was given a few options when she went to purchase a new cell phone. Examples: leave your options open several options to work 3. options

5 Definition: guess Sentence: There is so little to go on, we can only surmise what happened. Examples: surmise the answer surmise where someone went 4. surmise

6 Definition: payment Sentence: They should cut their expenditure on defense. Examples: foolish expenditure reduce public expenditure 5. expenditure

7 Definition: accelerate, speed up Sentence: We tried to help you expedite your plans. Examples: expedite an answer expedite a shipment 6. expedite

8 Definition: most important Sentence: He was one of the world’s foremost scholars of ancient Indian culture. Examples: foremost problem foremost thing 7. foremost

9 Definition: become worse, worn down Sentence: Grant’s health steadily deteriorated. Examples: deteriorated barn weather conditions deteriorated 8. deteriorated

10 Definition: not present, not existent Sentence: Hygiene was nonexistent: no running water, no bathroom. Examples: nonexistent ghost nonexistent homework 9. nonexistent

11 Definition: argued Sentence: The two sides wrangled over the procedure problems. Examples: wrangled a problem wrangled about plans 10. wrangled

12 Definition: give up, yield Sentence: The child did not want to relinquish the TV remote to his father. Examples: relinquish your pride relinquish power 11. relinquish

13 Definition: emotional Sentence: I’m a passionate believer of public art. Examples: passionate dislike passionate commitment 12. passionate

14 Definition: dangerous Sentence: The current of the river is fast flowing and treacherous. Examples: treacherous journey treacherous drive 13. treacherous

15 Definition: not interesting Sentence: Kaylee found the fresh pineapple unappealing. Examples: unappealing person unappealing decor 14. unappealing

16 Definition: depart, set out Sentence: Bob will embark on a new journey tomorrow. Examples: embark on a trip embark on a new job 15. embark

17 Definition: think up Sentence: He conceived of the first truly portable computer in Examples: conceive a plan conceive a solution 16. conceive

18 Definition: terrible, awful Sentence: We were stuck in a horrendous traffic jam while driving through Los Angeles. Examples: horrendous monsters horrendous storm 17. horrendous

19 Definition: remove Sentence: The dentist will extract a tooth today. Examples: extract honey extract a dress from the rack 18. extract

20 Definition: shortage Sentence: They did blood tests on him for signs of vitamin deficiency. Examples: deficient of money deficient of food 19. deficiency

21 Definition: try out Sentence: The dancers will audition for the Nutcracker tomorrow. Examples: audition the part of a movie audition for a music chair 20. audition


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