Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary Week 7 Study. Word 1: Impersonate Def: To pretend to be someone else Sent: A student got on the school speakers and impersonated Principal."— Presentation transcript:
Vocabulary Week 7 Study
Word 1: Impersonate Def: To pretend to be someone else Sent: A student got on the school speakers and impersonated Principal Miller saying school was closed immediately.
Word 2: Bleak Def: Situation that has no hope or happiness, or a place that is cold and unpleasant Sent: The situation for Principal Miller was very bleak as students ran out the doors.
Word 3: Aggressive Def: angry and ready to fight or argue, attacking and determined to win Sent: Principal Miller aggressively tried to keep the students from leaving school.
Word 4: Smolder Def: To burn without flame Sent: Outside Principal Miller’s car smoldered from being set fire the day before.
Word 5: Enchanting Def: To delight and charm Sent: Within two years Jones High school had gone from an enchanting place to pure chaos.
Word 6: Associate Def: To be connected in some way or to make a connection between two things Sent: Parents associated all the problems to when Principal Miller started working there.
Word 7: Immense Def: Extremely large Sent: The troubles for Principal Miller were immense, and he thought about quitting.
Word 8: Labyrinth Def: A complex maze to go through Sent: Principal Miller’s life was now a difficult labyrinth that he might not possibly make through.
Word 9: Gradually Def: To move in a slow but steady pace Sent: Things had gradually gotten worse at school and were now at a breaking point.
Word 10: Menacing / Menace Def: Actions, person or ideas that are dangerous and threatening Sent: Students were giving Principal Miller menacing looks as he walked by.
Word 11: Gloat Def: To show in an overly proud, arrogant way about being successful Sent: Students gloated in the hallways that they were running the school.
Word 12: Heave Def: To pull, lift, or throw with great effort Sent: Students rebelliously heaved Principal Miller’s desk out the window.
Word 13: Cherish Def: To love and take care of Sent: Principal Miller cherished the days when he was a mere teacher with simple problems.
Word 14: Advocate Def: To speak in favor of something Sent: Every student and teacher advocated a change and that Principal Miller should resign.
Word 15:Wretched Def: A very bad condition Sent: Principal Miller was now in a wretched situation and quickly fell into depression.
Word 16: Jeer Def: To laugh and shout in a mocking way Sent: Principal Miller began to be jeered and laughed at by students from outside his office window.
Word 17: Solitary Def: To be or do alone Sent: Principal Miller became a solitary man who never left his office.
Word 18: Livid Def: Very angry Sent: Principal Miller was livid to find out they had now burnt down his house.
Word 19: Rummage Def: To search carelessly for something Sent: Principal Miller rummaged through the remains of his house hoping to find his cup.
Word 20: Deteriorate Def: To slowly become worse Sent: Principal Miller’s life had to deteriorated to pure misery, so he finally quit.