Presentation on theme: "SPEAK Vocab (2/1/10): Define the word and write 2 synonyms for it. inconspicuous (7) demerit (9) wan (20) pseudo (22) vaguely (27) simultaneously (30)"— Presentation transcript:
SPEAK Vocab (2/1/10): Define the word and write 2 synonyms for it. inconspicuous (7) demerit (9) wan (20) pseudo (22) vaguely (27) simultaneously (30) mayhem (30) dutifully (31) blathers (33) interim (35) degrading (41) battered (43)
SPEAK Vocab (2/1/10): Define the word and write 2 synonyms for it. Inconspicuous- unnoticeable, unobtrusive Demerit- a mark against a person for misconduct or deficiency Wan- of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color Pseudo- pretend; false Vaguely- not definitely established, determined, confirmed, or known Simultaneously- existing, occurring, or operating at the same time Mayhem- random or deliberate violence or damage Dutifully- performing the duties expected or required of one Blathers- foolish, chatty talk Interim- an intervening time; interval; meantime Degrading- debasing; humiliating Battered- to damage by beating or hard usage
SPEAK Vocab (2/8/10) Define the word and write the sentence where it is found in the text. harried (57) obligation (58) imperial (69) vermilion (78) oriented (80) demented (84) conundrum (98) imbeciles (103) vespiary (104) asylum (117) vulnerable (127) obsess (133)
SPEAK Vocab 2 ( definitions) harried (57)- to harass, annoy; to worry obligation (58)- a binding promise, contract, sense of duty imperial (69)- of a commanding quality, manner, aspect vermilion (78)- a brilliant scarlet red oriented (80)- to familiarize (a person) with new surroundings or circumstances, or the like demented (84)- crazy; insane; mad conundrum (98)- paradoxical, insoluble, or difficult problem; a dilemma imbeciles (103)- A stupid or silly person; a dolt vespiary (104)-a nest of social wasps asylum (117)- an institution for the maintenance and care of the mentally ill vulnerable (127)- capable of being physically or emotionally wounded. obsess (133)- to think about something unceasingly or persistently
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