Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary Workshop Unit 2. NUNC/NOUNC “to announce” Enunciate: verb –To pronounce or articulate The speaker at graduation enunciated each student’s name."— Presentation transcript:
Vocabulary Workshop Unit 2
NUNC/NOUNC “to announce” Enunciate: verb –To pronounce or articulate The speaker at graduation enunciated each student’s name correctly. Renounce: verb –To reject by declaration The defendant renounced the judge’s guilty verdict.
Pronouncement: noun –An official announcement Woodbridge Township made a pronouncement that bullying will not be tolerated.
VOC/VOK “to call” Invoke: verb –To call on for support Eli Manning invoked Coach Coughlin for help on offensive plays. Provocative: adjective –Causing disturbance or excitement The provocative commercial for the new Ford Mustang was pulled from television.
Revoke: verb –To make invalid; deactivate If you get too many points while driving, your license will be revoked.
FA “to speak” Ineffable: adjective –Indescribable The landscape on top of the mountain was ineffable, too beautiful for words. Infantile: adjective –Childish; immature The rude behavior between the two boys was infantile and immature.
Affable: adjective –Easy to converse with; friendly Sandy Cheeks is an affable character.
DIC/DICT “to say, to tell” Edict: Noun –An official order The mayor ordered an edict to help Hurricane Irene victims whose homes flooded. Indict: Verb –To charge with a crime; accuse The criminal was indicted on three counts of burglary.
Dictum: noun –A formal or authoritative statement Congress declared a dictum on the status of the war in Afghanistan.
Conjunctions A word that joins two parts of a sentence and but or nor for yet so although because since unless
Correlative Conjunctions Correlative conjunctions are tag-team conjunctions. They come in pairs, and you have to use both of them in different places in a sentence to make them work. both/and Ex: I’ll have both the cheesecake and the frozen hot chocolate. whether/or Ex: I didn’t know whether you’d want the cheesecake or the frozen hot chocolate, so I got you both. either/or Ex: I want either the cheesecake or the frozen hot chocolate. neither/nor Ex: Oh, you want neither the cheesecake nor the frozen hot chocolate? No problem. not/but not only/but also Ex: I see you’re in the mood not for dessert but appetizers. Ex: I’ll eat them both - not only the cheesecake but also the frozen hot chocolate.