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Vocab List # 3 Words related to Height / Depth. Keystone English 10 Blocks 3. PART #1 - Words related to Highness / Height . Keystone English 10 Honors Blocks 1 & 4. Acme (noun). Definition: highest point, pinnacle, summit.

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Vocab list 3 words related to height depth

Vocab List #3Words related to Height / Depth

Keystone English 10 Blocks 3


Part 1 words related to highness height

PART #1 - Words related to Highness / Height

Keystone English 10 Honors Blocks 1 & 4


Acme noun
Acme (noun)

  • Definition: highest point, pinnacle, summit

  • Context Sentence: Many believe that Shakespeare reached his acme as a playwright when he wrote his tragic masterpiece, Hamlet.


Consummate adjective
Consummate (adjective)

  • Definition: perfect; superb; carried out to the highest degree

  • Context Sentence: Highly trained fighter pilots command their jets with consummate skill and finesse.


Eminent adjective
Eminent (adjective)

  • Definition: standing out; notable; famous

  • Context Sentence: Dr. Seuss is one of the most eminent authors in the world of children’s literature.


Ethereal adjective
Ethereal (adjective)

  • Definition: heavenly, celestial; delicate; airy; intangible

  • Context Sentence: The haunting, ethereal sound of the harp floated through the air, filling my ears with a soothing melody.


Precipitous adjective
Precipitous (adjective)

  • Definition: hasty, rash, ill-advised, dangerous

  • Context Sentence:

  • Not thinking about the precipitous position he was putting himself in, the young man rushed into the burning building to try to save a baby trapped inside.


Sublimate verb
Sublimate (verb)

  • Definition: to redirect bad impulses into positive action

  • Context Sentence: Working with a psychologist, Heath learned how to sublimate his anger into motivation on the football field.


Sublime adjective
Sublime (adjective)

  • Definition: noble, exalted; uplifting

  • Context Sentences: The sublime scenery of the Grand Canyon inspires and refreshes all those who visit this natural wonder.


Zenith noun
Zenith (noun)

  • Definition: highest point; culmination; peak

  • Synonym: acme; Antonym: nadir

  • Context Sentence: Ronald Reagan’s election to President marked the zenith of his long career in politics.


Part 2 words related to lowness depth

PART #2 - Words related to Lowness / Depth

Keystone English 10 Honors Blocks 1 & 4


Abject adjective
Abject (adjective)

  • Definition: deserving of contempt; sunk to a low condition; wretched

  • Context Sentence: Unfortunately it often requires addicts to get to the most abject point in their lives before they realize they have a problem.


Abysmal adjective
Abysmal (adjective)

  • Definition: extremely or hopelessly bad or severe.

  • Context Sentence: Many charities and service organizations work to try to improve the abysmal living conditions in third-world countries.


Dregs noun
Dregs (noun)

  • Definition: most worthless part, sediment at the bottom of a liquid.

  • Context Sentence: Drug dealers who target children are among the dregs of society.


Menial adjective
Menial (adjective)

  • Definition: low; subservient; servile

  • Context Sentence: Some people may consider mowing the lawn to be menial work, but it happens to be Dean’s favorite chore.


Nadir noun
Nadir (noun)

  • Definition: lowest point

  • Antonym: Zenith

  • Context Sentence: The hopes of the American Revolutionary forces were at their nadir during the bitter winter of 1778 at Valley Forge.


Plumb verb
Plumb (verb)

  • Definition: to get to the bottom of; ascertain the depth of; fathom

  • Context Sentence: Sherlock Holmes has an amazing ability to plumb even the deepest of mysteries.


Profound adjective
Profound (adjective)

  • Definition: intellectually deep or deeply felt

  • Context Sentence: Einstein’s theories are so profound that only a few people are able to understand them.


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