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Week 4. Vocabulary Review. cent( i )/ hect (o)(a ) – one hundred. centimeter centipede hectograph. dec ( im )/ dec (a) - ten. decimal decade decagon. du(o)/bi - two. bicycle bifocal duet. mill(e)/kilo. one thousand millipede millimeter kilogram. non(a) - nine. nonagon

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Week 4

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## Week 4

Vocabulary Review

• centimeter

• centipede

• hectograph

• decimal

• decagon

• bicycle

• bifocal

• duet

• one thousand

• millipede

• millimeter

• kilogram

• nonagon

• nonagenarian

### octo/octa - eight

• octagon

• octane

• octopus

• quartet

• tetrachloride

• quintuplets

• pentagon

• pentameter

• semicircle

• demigod

• hemisphere

• September

• heptagon

• septuplets

• tricycle

• trilogy

• triangle

### uni/mono - one

• unicycle

• mononucleosis

• unicorn

## Vocab Words

Explanations & Examples

• The teacher’s students were a little more candid about the fact that his sense of humor was lame than he would have wished.

• Other forms

candidness (n)

• Similar to (synonyms)

blunt

forthright

• Not like (antonyms)

deceitful

tricky

### discern (v.)-To distinguish one thing from another

• Discerning minds can tell the difference between Star Wars and Star Trek.

• Other forms

discerner(n)

• Similar to (synonyms)

differentiate

distinguish

• Not like (antonyms)

neglect

overlook

### disdain (n.) - contempt, intense dislike

• The mouse’s unusual disdain for cheddar undoubtably saved his life.

• Other forms

• Similar to (synonyms)

antipathy

aversion

• Not like (antonyms)

respect

### eccentric (adj.) -odd, unusual, quirky

• The man was a little eccentric and only wore polka dot clothing.

• Other forms

eccentricity (n)

• Similar to (synonyms)

anomalous

unconventional

• Not like (antonyms)

standard

ordinary

### subtle (adj.) -not obvious, hard to spot

• The employee was not subtle about the fact that he was bored with his job.

• Other forms

subtlety (n)

subtleness (n)

• Similar to (synonyms)

inconspicuous

faint

• Not like (antonyms)

harsh

noisy