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English 9 Vocabulary Unit. Survive. Example: The remarkable story of how 16 members of a rugby were able to survive 72 days after their plane crashed in the Andes Mountains gained worldwide media coverage and was even turned into a movie Definition: outlive; remain alive after. Revive.

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English 9 vocabulary unit

English 9 Vocabulary Unit


Survive
Survive

  • Example: The remarkable story of how 16 members of a rugby were able to survive 72 days after their plane crashed in the Andes Mountains gained worldwide media coverage and was even turned into a movie

  • Definition: outlive; remain alive after


Revive
Revive

  • Example: When fashion designers can offer no new styles, they usually revive old ones such as bell bottoms and peasant blouses.

  • Definition: bring back to life; restore


Vivid
Vivid

  • Example: By using carefully chosen verbs and adjectives, you can turn dull descriptions into vivid ones.

  • Definition: having the vigor and spirit of life; sharp and clear; graphic


Convivial
Convivial

  • Example: When Tamara went to Spain as a foreign exchange student, she was thrilled that her host family was so convivial; they threw a party upon her arrival and continued to make her feel at home during her entire stay in Madrid.

  • Definition: fond of eating and drinking with friends; sociable; jovial; hospitable


Vivify
Vivify

  • Example: A few inexpensive art reproductions, cleverly arranged, can vivify an otherwise drab, boring wall.

  • Definition:enliven; make vivid


Vivisection
Vivisection

  • Example: Animal rights activists protested outside of a lab that used vivisection on pigs; protestors claimed this method injured the animals horribly in order to test the effectiveness of a new surgical method.

  • Definition: the act or practice of cutting into or otherwise injuring living animals, especially for the purpose of scientific research.


Viviparous
Viviparous

  • Example: Unlike animals whose young hatch from eggs, most mammals are viviparous, for their offspring develop inside of the mother and then are born alive.

  • Definition: giving birth to living offspring that develop within the mother’s body


Vivacious
Vivacious

  • Example: Though Scarlet O’Hara was not particularly beautiful, she was so vivacious and charming that she had a great number of suitors interested in her.

  • Definition: Full of animation and spirit; lively


Vivarium
Vivarium

  • Example: Many believe that the National Zoo is only there for tourist enjoyment, but it should actually be considered a rather large vivarium. Not only are animals given a place to live that resembles their natural habitat, but scientists at the zoo also carefully monitor and record animal behavior, hoping to learn more about the animal kingdom.

  • Definition:A place, especially an indoor enclosure, for keeping and raising living animals and plants under natural conditions for observation or research.


Homework
Homework

Use every vocabulary word in a sentence. The word’s sentence must demonstrate its meaning.

Viv- Live, Alive


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