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Oh, the wonderful words we know!. English 9 Unit 4. Vocabulary words discovered.

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Oh the wonderful words we know

Oh, the wonderful words we know!

English 9 Unit 4


Vocabulary words discovered

Vocabulary words discovered . . .

  • “One moment I was turning, thinking I had heard a sound, the next I returned to my senses stretched out on the ground, with my horse no where to be seen. One of the brigands lay an arm’s length away, trampled and dead, while the other was just disappearing into the forest, cradling an arm that will require splinting, if I’m any judge” (62).

  • from Songsmith by Andre Norton and A.C. Crispin


Vocabulary test december 15

Vocabulary test = December 15

  • fated (adj.)

  • determined in advance by destiny or fortune

  • intrepid (adj.)

  • very brave, fearless; unshakable

  • larceny (n.)

  • theft


After this test you ll have a small reprieve from vocabulary

After this test, you’ll have a small reprieve from vocabulary.

  • reprieve

  • (n.) a temporary relief or delay;

  • (v.) to grant a postponement

  • abscond (v.)

  • to run off and hide

  • arduous (adj.)

  • hard to do, requiring much effort


Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time steven wright

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. – Steven Wright

  • daunt (v.)

  • to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage

  • hoodwink (v.)

  • to mislead by a trick, deceive


Are you using these words with your parents

Are you using these words with your parents?

  • revile (v.)

  • to attack with words, call bad names

  • pompous (adj.)

  • overly self-important in speech or manner; excessively stately or ceremonious


Rather than take a reprieve from sunbathing he cooked himself until his yoke was hard

Rather than take a reprieve from sunbathing, he cooked himself until his yoke was hard.


You d like me to abridge this list wouldn t you

You’d like me to abridge this list, wouldn’t you?

  • to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage

  • daunt (v.)

  • to mislead by a trick, deceive

  • hoodwink (v.)


The more words you know the easier it is to avoid trite phrases

The more words you know, the easier it is to avoid trite phrases.

  • theft

  • larceny (n.)

  • determined in advance by destiny or fortune

  • fated (adj.)

  • very brave, fearless; unshakable

  • intrepid (adj.)


Maybe you ve heard it before but did you know it

Maybe you’ve heard it before, but did you know it?

  • to run off and hide

  • abscond (v.)

  • (n.) a temporary relief or delay;

  • (v.) to grant a postponement

  • reprieve

  • hard to do, requiring much effort

  • arduous (adj.)


Did you know the real meaning of some of these

Did you know the real meaning of some of these?

  • to attack with words, call bad names

  • revile (v.)

  • overly self-important in speech or manner; excessively stately or ceremonious

  • pompous (adj.)


Strapping the pig to the board proved to be an arduous task

Strapping the pig to the board proved to be an arduous task.


Trivia what was the name of the woman who refused to get up for a man on the bus in birmingham

Trivia: What was the name of the woman who refused to get up for a man on the bus in Birmingham?

  • inanimate (adj.)

  • not having life; without energy or spirit

  • access

  • (n.) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase;

  • (v.) to get at, obtain


Answer rosa parks

Answer: Rosa Parks

  • biased (adj.)

  • favoring one side unduly; prejudiced

  • incinerate (v.)

  • to burn to ashes

  • rectify (v.)

  • to make right, correct


What s another word for thesaurus steven wright

What’s another word for thesaurus? – Steven Wright

  • pliant (adj.)

  • bending readily, easily influenced

  • disentangle (v.)

  • to free from tangles or complications

  • anarchy (n.)

  • a lack of government and law, confusion


I m afraid i can t condone not studying it s against my job description

I’m afraid I can’t condone not studying. It’s against my job description.

  • auspicious (adj.)

  • favorable; fortunate

  • precipice (n.)

  • a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster


My parents thought this would rectify my academic situation

My parents thought this would rectify my academic situation.


More trivia olympia is the capitol of what state

More trivia: Olympia is the capitol of what state?

  • to free from tangles or complications

  • disentangle (v.)

  • a lack of government and law, confusion

  • anarchy (n.)

  • bending readily, easily influenced

  • pliant (adj.)


Answer washington

Answer: Washington

  • not having life; without energy or spirit

  • inanimate (adj.)

  • (n.) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase;

  • (v.) to get at, obtain

  • access


The pauper pilfered bread to stay alive

The pauper pilfered bread to stay alive.

  • favorable; fortunate

  • auspicious (adj.)

  • a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster

  • precipice (n.)


The normally cherubic boy lost his job after the altercation with his boss

The normally cherubic boy lost his job after the altercation with his boss.

  • favoring one side unduly; prejudiced

  • biased (adj.)

  • to burn to ashes

  • incinerate (v.)

  • to make right, correct

  • rectify (v.)


The intrepid cow dared to pierce her utter

The intrepid cow dared to pierce her utter.


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