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Vocabulary lesson 16. Add the notes to your spiral. . versatile. Adjective: changing easily or having many good uses The football player is so versatile that he can play several positions really well. . tentative. Adjective: not final; still not sure

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Vocabulary lesson 16
Vocabulary lesson 16

Add the notes to your spiral.


Versatile
versatile

  • Adjective: changing easily or having many good uses

  • The football player is so versatile that he can play several positions really well.


Tentative
tentative

  • Adjective: not final; still not sure

  • My schedule for 7th grade is still tentative because I’m not sure if I’ll take band or choir. I’ll decide later.


Substitute
substitute

  • Verb: to replace with something else

  • We’re going to substitute milk chocolate for dark chocolate in the recipe because it tastes better.


Restore
Restore

  • Verb: to put it back in its original condition

  • We’re going to restore the old table by sanding it down and re-staining it.


Persevere
persevere

  • Verb: to keep going and don’t give up

  • You have to persevere and keep going. You can do it!


Effect
effect

  • Noun: the final result (think of “cause and effect”)

  • One effect of stress is that you can get lots of headaches.


Adapt
adapt

  • Verb: to change so that you fit in with something new

  • Sometimes it’s hard to adapt to a new school, but get involved and you’ll soon feel like you’re an important part of it!


Tranquil
tranquil

  • Adjective: Peaceful and calm

  • The lake was very tranquil, so it made for a smooth boat ride.


Soothe
Soothe

  • Verb: to calm down or to settle down

  • We tried and tried to soothe the babies, but they just wouldn’t stop crying.


Placid
placid

  • Adjective: calm, quiet, undisturbed

  • The lake is so still and placid that its surface look like glass.


lull

  • Verb: to soothe or quiet down

  • My dad used to lull me to sleep by reading a story or singing a song.


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