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Grade 9 Lesson 5 Sat Vocab Mrs. Janice Blaber
Jaded (adj) Kaipo became jaded about love after the third girlfriend in a month broke up with him. She was jaded about fundraisers after the last one she gave money to was reported to be a big fraud.
Jaded (adj) Worn out; dulled
Gist (n) I never did understand the gist of his story. At the end of each set of Cornell notes, students must write a gist of the notes.
Gist (n) The main point
Efface (v) He tried to efface his memories of her by burning all of her pictures. Vandals like to efface property by spray painting it with black paint.
Efface (v) To obliterate; to wipe out
Charisma (n) The candidate had charisma and good looks, but little knowledge of the important issues. Shrek is an ogre, but he isn’t a bad one.
Charisma (n) Personal appeal or attraction; magnetism
Ogre (n) The ogre terrorized the villagers in the mountain village.
Ogre (n) A brute; a large monster; a frightful giant
Mesmerize (v) The fast music and spinning dancers mesmerized the audience. Many teenagers become mesmerized by reality tv shows that they often foregt to do their homework.
Mesmerize (v) To hypnotize
Entity (n) Ann thought she saw a ghostly entity hovering over the graveyard, but it turned out to be a flag. The entity seen flying over the school at midnight turned out not to be a UFO, rather it was a 747.
Entity (n) Anything having existence, either physical or mystical
Bandy (v) Let’s not bandy words about the deal anymore; just sign the papers and leave, please. Many times, during AR periods, Se’a likes to bandy with her neighbor rather than read; she often gets in to trouble for this.
Bandy (v) To exchange words; to discuss casually
Advocate (v) She advocated to raise money for breast cancer because she believed in finding a cure for it. The teacher advocated for all students to do community service if they wanted to better humans.
Advocate (n) To recommend; to speak in favor of
Dastardly (adj) The dastardly thief stole money only from the helpless, elderly people. The dastardly store owner raised all the prices on his water bottle by 500% when he found out that he was the only person who sold fresh water in the poor town.