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Lesson 30. Vocabulary. poised. When you are poised for action, you are ready to get started. If you are standing on a diving board, what are you poised to do?. 1. jump in the water. 2. go inside. earnestly.

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Lesson 30

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Lesson 30

Vocabulary

poised

When you are poised for action, you are ready to get started.

If you are standing on a diving board, what are you poised to do?

1. jump in the water

2. go inside

earnestly

Someone who speaks earnestly says things in an especially serious and honest way.

If a friend earnestly said that she didn’t mean to tear your poster, would you believe her?

Thumbs up = yes; Thumbs down = no

insufficient

If something is insufficient, there is not enough of it or it is not good enough to meet the need.

When might a teaspoon of sugar be insufficient?

Turn and tell your partner. Begin your sentence like this: “A teaspoon of sugar might be insufficient when…”

exceptional

Something that is exceptional is special, and it stands above others like it.

What is an exceptional movie you have seen?

“An exceptional movie I have seen is _____. It was exceptional because…”

achievement

An achievement is the result of a successful effort.

Is finishing a jigsaw puzzle an achievement?

Thumbs up = yes; Thumbs down = no

Turn and tell your partner. Begin your sentence like this: “Finishing a jigsaw puzzle is an achievement because …”

bickering

People who are bickering are arguing about something unimportant.

About what topic might you find two friends bickering?

“Two friends might be bickering about…”

equivalent

Things that are equivalent are equal.

How many days is equivalent to one week?

Think…

regal

If something is regal, it is fit for a king or queen.

What might a regal costume look like?

1. plain and ordinary

2. fancy and extravagant

customary

Something that is customary is what is usual or normal.

What is your customary wake-up time?