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Title your paper: Unit 2 Vocabulary Number your paper 1-7 with a good amount of space between each number. 1) Refute (v) 2) Latent ( adj ) 3) Malleable ( adj ) 4) Vacuous ( adj ) 5) Malign (v) 6) Diatribe (n) 7) Parity (n).

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Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

  • Title your paper: Unit 2 Vocabulary

  • Number your paper 1-7 with a good amount of space between each number.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

1) Refute (v)

2) Latent (adj)

3) Malleable (adj)

4) Vacuous (adj)

5) Malign (v)

6) Diatribe (n)

7) Parity (n)


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

--Next to each number, write down what you think the underlined word means. You should write the following: “I think that ______ means ______.”

1.) Sarah had to refute the charges filed against her so that she wouldn’t spend the next tenyears in jail.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

2.) All of the coaches recognized Tom’s latent talents in football; however, because he was so lazy, Tom would never fulfill his potential to become a NFL star.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

3.) Cindy has such a malleablepersonality: She changes her opinions and behavior depending on who she is around.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

4.) The vacuous freshman still doesn’t know her class schedule even though school started three months ago.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

5.) Bobby decided not to malign his opponent to the newspaper reports; consequently, the townspeople saw him as the better candidate and voted for him for mayor.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

6.) When Ray lost the campaign for mayor, he said an angry diatribe about how the townspeople would eventually regret choosing Bobby for mayor.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

7.) Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream was that all people would be treated with parity.


Title your paper unit 2 vocabulary

Vocabulary

Unit 2


Refute v

Refute (v)

  • To prove wrong by argument or evidence

  • Synonyms: to argue against, to contradict, to reject


Latent adj

Latent (adj)

  • Presentand capable of emerging but not now visible, obvious, or active

  • Synonyms: inactive, undeveloped, veiled, idle, dormant


Malleable adj

Malleable (adj)

  • Capable of being changed (person or thing)

  • Synonyms: adaptable, flexible, impressionable


Vacuous adj

Vacuous (adj)

  • Empty or lacking content (intelligence)

  • Synonyms: airheaded, dumb, inane


Malign v

Malign (v)

  • to injure by speaking ill of

  • Synonyms: to slander, to defame, to smear


Diatribe n

Diatribe (n)

  • Speech characterized by bitterness or malice

  • Synonyms: tirade, lecture, rant


Parity n

Parity (n)

  • The quality or state of being equal or equivalent

  • Synonyms: balance, sameness, uniformity


Classwork due today

Classwork- Due, Today!

Write an original sentence using each vocabulary word. Make sure each sentence contains context clues that hint at the word’s meaning. Please circle the vocabulary word and underline the context clue(s) in each sentence.


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