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Daily Vocabulary Week 2 (p.27). aggravate anticipate caliber distract eloquent fulfill maintain phase placid porcelain. Theme: Teens, Times, and Books. aggravate. V. to make worse or more unpleasant; to annoy

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daily vocabulary week 2 p 27
Daily Vocabulary Week 2 (p.27)

aggravate

anticipate

caliber

distract

eloquent

fulfill

maintain

phase

placid

porcelain

theme teens times and books
Theme: Teens, Times, and Books

aggravate

  • V. to make worse or more unpleasant; to annoy
  • Sometimes my mom acts as though I choose books just to aggravate her. However, annoying her is the last thing on my mind.
  • V. to look forward to; to expect; to foresee; to act in advance of
  • My friend is interested in so many different subjects that it is hard to anticipate what she will read next.

anticipate

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Theme: Teens, Times, and Books

caliber

  • N. the diameter of a bullet, gun, or cylinder; quality; ability; worth
  • I enjoy books of high caliber, so I spend a long time in the library looking for book worth reading.
  • V. to draw attention away from; to confuse; to disturb
  • I sometimes look for books that will distract me. For example, I occasionally read humorous books to take my mind off stressful situations.

distract

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Theme: Teens, Times, and Books

eloquent

  • Adj. speaking or writing gracefully; of forceful, persuasive communication; vividly expressive
  • I am quite eloquent when I talk about “The Outsiders.” I describe events in the story so well that people can picture all of the characters.
  • V. to carry out; to perform or do; to satisfy a requirement; to finish
  • I fulfilled the assignment requirement in class by completing all parts of the independent reading project.

fulfill

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Theme: Teens, Times, and Books

maintain

  • V. to keep or keep up; to support; to uphold or defend; to declare or insist
  • Reading outside of class helps me to maintain my grade-point average. It’s easier to keep up my grades if I read more than is required.
  • N. any stage in a series of changes
  • V. to plan, carry out, or move in stages
  • Jayla goes through many phases in her reading; she will read only science fiction books one month and historical fiction the next.

phase

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Theme: Teens, Times, and Books

placid

  • Adj. undisturbed; tranquil; calm; quiet
  • I love spending a placid, peaceful Sunday afternoon with a good book.
  • N. a white, nonporous, translucent type of ceramic ware,
  • Adj. made of this ceramic material
  • Last week, Rebecca read a book about antique porcelain dolls; she hopes to own a collection of her own fine ceramics when she is older.

porcelain

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