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Ninth Grade Vocabulary. Unit Three. Latin root: HIB tenere tentum. ‘ to hold ‘. Prohibit Verb—to stop from doing something; prevent. Sentence: If the law did not prohibit speeding, there would be far more traffic accidents. Ant. allow. Inhibit Verb—to get in the way of; hinder

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Ninth grade vocabulary

Ninth Grade Vocabulary

Unit Three


Ninth grade vocabulary

Latin root: HIB

tenere

tentum

‘ to hold ‘


Ninth grade vocabulary

Prohibit

Verb—to stop from doing something; prevent.

Sentence: If the law did not prohibit speeding, there would be far more traffic accidents.

Ant. allow


Ninth grade vocabulary

Inhibit

Verb—to get in the way of; hinder

Sentence: The damage from the tsunami inhibits travel on many roads.

Ant: aid


Ninth grade vocabulary

Latin root: FUS

fundere

fusum

‘ to pour out‘


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Suffuse

Verb—to fill up from within; to spread throughout

Sentence: The light of inner peace seemed to suffuse the monk’s face as he spoke to us.


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Confound

Verb—to confuse and frustrate

Sentence: Although the twins sometimes confound me with their tricks and secret language, we usually get along pretty well.


Ninth grade vocabulary

Infuse

Verb—to inject; to fill something or someone with

Sentence: After many losses, the basketball team needed someone to infuse it with pride and determination.


Ninth grade vocabulary

Latin root: TEN

tenere

tentum

‘ to hold ‘


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Sustain

Verb—to support for an extended period of time

Sentence: The right pedal on a piano sustains the musical tones over a longer period of time.


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Abstain

Verb—to not do something; refrain

Sentence: When Thomas abstained from smoking, he found that his endurance on the track increased exponentially.

Ant. indulge


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Tenacious

Adjective—stubbornly persistent; determined

Sentence: Thanks to a tenacious group of citizens, the Fox theatre in Atlanta is still standing.

Syn. steadfast


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Retinue

Noun—a group that attends an important person

Sentence: Queen Elizabeth II has a large retinue of ladies-in-waiting around her.

Syn. entourage


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Latin root: PLE

pleo

pletum

‘ to fill ‘


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Replete

Adjective—filled up with

Sentence: The ship was replete with supplies for the month-long journey.

Ant. emptied


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Implement

Verb—to put into action

Sentence: Using an agenda helps students implement their plans for better grades.


Ninth grade vocabulary

Deplete

Verb—to use up; waste

Sentence: Plastic bottles exemplify one of the many ways in which we humans are depleting our natural resources.


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