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Visual Vocabulary Ventures. Parts of Speech Categories. Noun: Person, Place, Thing or Idea. Verb: Action, Existence (State) or Occurrence. Adjective: Describes, Modifies or Qualifies (Noun) . Adverb: Describes, Modifies or Qualifies (Verb/Adjective). a _ v e _ _ a _ _. y. r. s. r.

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Visual Vocabulary Ventures


Parts of Speech Categories

Noun: Person, Place, Thing or Idea

Verb: Action, Existence (State) or Occurrence

Adjective: Describes, Modifies or Qualifies (Noun)

Adverb: Describes, Modifies or Qualifies (Verb/Adjective)


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Adversary


Adversary (n.)

An opponent or enemy.

The Joker is a notorious adversary of Batman.


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Aplomb


Aplomb (n.)

Self-confidence, especially in a difficult situation; poise; assurance.

The tiny infant defeated the sumo wrestler with great aplomb.


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Apprehensive


Apprehensive (adj.)

Anxious or fearful; uneasy.

Knowingwhat awaited in the attic, the boy felt apprehensive.


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Zeal


Zeal (n.)

Great enthusiasm for or devotion to a cause, idea, or goal.

The lawyers had an unmatched zeal for truth and justice.


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Weather


Weather (v.)

To wear away with change, as in color or surface texture, by exposure to the wind, rain, and other conditions of the atmosphere.

The salty ocean air weathered the hull of the ship.


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Waver


Waver (v.)

To move unsteadily back and forth.

To hesitate or be unable to make a decision; vacillate.

I often waver when forced to make swift decisions.


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Waft


Waft (v.)

To float easily and gently on the air; drift.

The aroma of freshly baked apple pie wafted into my bedroom.


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Vulnerable


Vulnerable (adj.)

Capable of being harmed, damaged, or injured.

With no shield, the vulnerable knight ducked with each joust.


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Vigilant


Vigilant (adj.)

Watching out for danger or something that might go wrong; watchful.

The vigilant policeman kept a close eye on the suspicious teens.


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Versatile


Versatile (adj.)

Having varied uses or functions.

Having a versatile tool like a pocketknife can prolong your life if you get lost in the dark, dreary forest.


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Unsightly


Unsightly (adj.)

Not pleasant to look at; unattractive.

The unsightly ogre horrified the peasants with his frightening face.


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Uncanny


Uncanny (adj.)

Arousing wonder and fear; as if supernatural; eerie.

Mysterious or impossible to explain; strangely out of the ordinary.

Wandering carelessly in the night, I spotted an uncanny creature peering back at me.


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Translucent


Translucent (adj.)

Allowing light to pass through, but blurring it so that the images cannot be seen clearly.

We quietly observed the beating heart of a translucent frog sleeping on the windowsill.


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Tersely


Tersely (adv.)

Briefly and to the point; concise; abruptly

“No,” she tersely replied to my wedding proposal.


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Tactic


Tactic (n.)

An action that is planned to achieve a goal.

With organized tactic, the chess player anticipated his opponent’s final move.


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