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Vocabulary #10. by: Wendellyn M oblin . boycott. Def.)To refuse to deal with or buy from for specific reasons. My parents organized a boycott of the toy store for selling realistic-looking toy guns. (N)

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Vocabulary 10

Vocabulary #10

by: Wendellyn Moblin


Boycott

boycott

Def.)To refuse to deal with or buy from for specific reasons.

My parents organized a boycott of the toy store for selling realistic-looking toy guns. (N)

We’re boycotting the restaurant because so many people have gotten sick from eating there. (V)


Continuously

continuously

  • Def.)Uninterrupted

  • (Adj)Ex) My y brother talks continuously, without interruptions, which makes it hard to actually have a conversation with him.


Stifle

stifle

  • 1)to suffocate,

    2)to muffle

    3)to cut off air

  • My brother put a pillow over my face and almost stifled, or suffocated, me. (V)

  • It is so hot and stuffy in this room. It’s stifling in here! (Adj.)


Restrain

restrain

  • Def.)to hold back

  • Ex.) My mom has to restrain our dog when people come over since he gets way too excited. (V)


Inhibit

inhibit

  • Def.) to forbid or restrain.

  • I was watering my horses when all of a sudden the water stopped flowing because of a kink in the hose. The kink inhibited, or stopped, the water from flowing.


Quench

quench

  • Def.) 1)to put out 2)to relieve

  • Ex) I told mom I need something to quench my thirs.


Detain

detain

  • Def.)10 to keep waiting or 2) to delay

  • Ex) We were detained, or kept waiting, on the phone for the concert tickets.

  • Ex) We were detained at the airport because of the bad weather.


Punctuate

punctuate

  • Def.) to interrupt occasionally 2) to use punctuation marks

  • Ex) My teachers, like Mrs. Kebart, make sure I always use proper punctuation marks at the end of a sentence.

  • Ex) Her fancy garments are

    punctuated by lots of “bling”

    and other sparkles all over them.


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