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List 1 Words Abduct Adhere Aspire Blemish Deface Nocturnal Perplex Salutation Whimsical Wrath Study the definitions, synonyms, & antonyms, and know how to use them in a sentence.
Abduct (v) to kidnap or take by force The abduction of the child from his home caused widespread panic in the small town. Synonym: capture Antonym: rescue Also: abducted, abduction
Adhere (v) to hold firmly to or stick to something I will always adhere to what I believe in, even when others don’t agree. Synonyms: glue, cling Antonym: loosen Also: adhesive, adhering
Aspire (v) to seek to accomplish a goal She aspires to sing on Broadway one day. Synonyms: desire, hope Antonym: detest Also: aspiring, aspiration
Blemish (n) a flaw that tarnishes the appearance of something The tardy left a blemish on my perfect attendance record. Synonyms: imperfection, mark Antonyms: clear, beauty Also: blemishes
Deface (v) to ruin the appearance of The principal suspended them for defacing the statue. Synonyms: injure, violate Antonyms: rebuild, protect Also: defacing
Nocturnal (adj) relating to something that occurs at night Legends about vampires claim the immortal beings are nocturnal. Synonyms: night, nighttime Antonyms: day, diurnal
Perplex (v) to confuse or make difficult I became perplexed when my algebra teacher used negative numbers. Synonym: complex Antonym: easy Also: perplexed, perplexing
Salutation (n) a formal greeting We always write salutations to say hello in our letters to the soldiers. Synonym: welcome Antonym: farewell Also: salutes
Whimsical (adj) fanciful or fantasy-like The whimsical girl had daydreams about unicorns and knights. Synonyms: romantic, impractical Antonyms: realistic, practical Also: whimsy
Wrath (n) anger and feelings of revenge After his father was killed by the mob, the son was full of wrath and vowed revenge. Synonyms: fury, outrage Antonyms: patience, calmness
Assignment-List 1 Using at least five of the words from this week’s list, write a short story that is only as long as one side of a paper. Underline or highlight the words that you use. You MUST use them correctly in order to receive credit. It’s best to choose the words that you need to study.
List 1 Review Click on each synonym for the correct answer. Click on the picture on the word slides to take you back to the review.
List 1 Review FlawFury Fantasy- like Formal greeting Confuse ViolateNightGlue Capture Hope