Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary Week 18. Word 1: Visualize Def: To make a mental image or picture of an idea or something in your head Sent: The shortest kid in school, Ben."— Presentation transcript:
Vocabulary Week 18
Word 1: Visualize Def: To make a mental image or picture of an idea or something in your head Sent: The shortest kid in school, Ben still visualized himself as a basketball player.
Word 2: Prohibit Def: To not be allowed, cannot have, forbid Sent: Coach Reed tried to prohibit Ben from joining the basketball team.
Word 3: impractical Def: Not useful, not wise, not practical Sent: Coach Reed said it was impractical for Ben to try out because he was so short.
Word 4: Animosity Def: Strong hatred for something Sent: Ben had a lot of animosity towards Coach Reed for not letting him on the team.
Word 5: Ghastly Def: Causing horror and fear Sent: Ben’s father was a scary man because he had a ghastly scar across his face.
Word 6: Adversity Def: Dealing with trouble and problems in life Sent: Ben had fought adversity all of his life because he was so short.
Word 7: Resilient Def: Being able to bounce back to original shape or condition Sent: Ben would be knocked down but he was resilient and would always get up.
Word 8: Yearn Def: To want and desire for something Sent: Ben yearned to play basketball and prove everyone wrong.
Word 9: Humility / Humble Def: Not being overly proud, not arrogant Sent: Ben humbly and politely asked Coach Reed if he could try out for the team.
Word 10: Dignity Def: Calm, respectful behavior in difficult situations that makes others respect you Sent: Ben stood with calm dignity as Coach Reed told him he could not be on the team.
Word 11: Tender Def: A gentle way that shows love Sent: Coach Reed in a tender way said Ben was simply to short to play on his team.
Word 12: Distressing / Distress Def: To cause stress or worry Sent: Ben’s father found the whole situation to distressing to do nothing about.
Word 13: Procrastinate Def: To wait to the last minute to do something thus causing stress Sent: Ben’s father never procrastinated. He called the school right away to complain.
Word 14: Capable Def: Have ability or strength to do, able to do Sent: Ben’s father explained that his son was short but still capable of playing basketball.
Word 15: Overwhelm / Overwhelmed Def: Emotionally unable to deal with something Sent: Coach Reed was overwhelmed with complaints regarding Ben and finally quit.
Word 16:Sweltering Def: Weather that is so hot that it is unbearably uncomfortable Sent: In the end, Ben could not stand the sweltering of the gym and quit the team.
Word 17: Tentacle Def: Long arm-like extensions of animal like an octopus that has eight Sent: Ben played defense well. He stole the ball as if he had eight tentacles.
Word 18: Bicker Def: To argue about unimportant, small things Sent: Ben could simply not stop bickering with his teammates.
Word 19: Fret Def: To worry usually about unimportant things Sent: The coach did not fret when Ben quit because he really was too short to play.
Word 20: Remorse Def: To feel deep sorrow for doing something wrong Sent: Coach Reed had remorse for allowing Ben to join the team and later apologized.