vocab 6 1
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Vocab 6.1

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 21

Vocab 6.1 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 87 Views
  • Uploaded on

Vocab 6.1. Awww YEAH… owning a broad vocabulary… going to be so smart… . Augment. V. to  make larger; enlarge in size,  number, strength , or  extent; increase His  salary is  augmented  by  a  small  inheritance. Carousing.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Vocab 6.1' - kumiko


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
vocab 6 1

Vocab 6.1

Awww YEAH… owning a broad vocabulary… going to be so smart…

slide2

Augment

V. to make larger; enlarge in size, number,strength, or extent; increaseHis salary is augmented by a  small inheritance.
slide4

Dire

Adj. causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful; terribleThe situation was so dire that Stacy ran, crying, into the woods.

slide5

Malice

N. desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either from hostileimpulseordeep-seatedmeanness Tim was perpetually fearful because of themaliceand spite ofhis lifelong foe.

slide6

Palpable

Adj. Readily or plainly seen, heard, orperceived;obvious; evidentThe feelings of anger in the room were almost palpable; the air felt positively heavy with tension.

slide7

Parley

N: a discussion or conference (especially to discusssurrender)V: to hold an informal conference with an enemyunder a truce; to speak, talk, or confer.The math and science departments agreed to hold a parley mediated by the counselors.

slide8

Scruples

N: a moral or ethical standardthatrestrains or inhibitscertain actionsShayla showed her lack of scruples when she stole money from her boss.

slide9

Chide

V: toexpress disapproval of; scold; reproachThe principal chided thechildren for their thoughtless pranks.
slide10

Predominance

N: prevalence; majority; superiorityIn the past decade there has been a shift in the US population; Caucasians no longer have predominance.

In 2004 the predominance of “blue” states was in the Northeast-

slide11

Gild

V: to coat with gold, gold leaf, or a gold-coloredsubstance; to give a bright orpleasing aspecttoI gilded the frame over the weekend, but by Tuesday it was flaking off and looked crappy.

slide12

Cloistered

Adj. Kept away from the outside world, as a nun After being cloistered and overprotected her entire life, Jayla went wild her first year of college freedom.

slide13

Dauntless

Adj. Without fear; braveHis dauntless attitude sets Zack apart; he was unafraid to actually act in front of the class!
slide14

Fruitless

Adj. Without benefit or result; uselessIt would be fruitless to petition the school to have me fired; Mrs. Grimes loves me.
slide15

Grapple

V: to wrestle; engage in a close fight without weaponsTeryngrappled with the math homework for two hours before she finally gave up.
slide17

Jovial

Adj. Happy; friendlyJaquavius is jovial most every day, so when he seems to be solemn, I know something is very wrong.
slide18

Malevolence

N. Hatred; intent to harmJosh was unperturbed when BJ eyed him with malevolence; I knew he’d get over it and wouldn’t do anything.
slide19

Pious

Adj. Devoutly religiousKayla always had some pious remark about my bad behavior, but the irony is that she doesn’t even go to church.
slide20

Purged

V. Rid of an unwanted feeling, memory, or conditionAfter her husband left for good, Sue purged the house of all remnants of him so she didn’t have to be reminded.

slide21

Scepter

N. An ornamented staff carried by leaders on special occasionsOn Halloween the boy dressed as the Pope whacked me with his scepter! I snatched it out of his hand and gave him no candy.

ad