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Unit One, Cluster One Vocab. By Ms. Shive. characterize. to mark or distinguish as a characteristic; be a characteristic of He characterized her in a few well-chosen words. intensity. great energy, strength, concentration, vehemence He went at the job with great intensity. lucid.

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Unit One, Cluster One Vocab

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Unit One, Cluster OneVocab

By Ms. Shive


characterize

  • to mark or distinguish as a characteristic; be a characteristic of

  • He characterized her in a few well-chosen words.


intensity

  • great energy, strength, concentration, vehemence

  • He went at the job with great intensity.


lucid

  • characterized by clear perception or understanding; rational or sane

  • There was a lucid moment in his madness.


obscure

  • indistinct to the sight or any other sense; not readily seen, heard, etc.; faint

  • She felt embarrassed by her braces, so she tried to obscure them when she smiled.


pathetic

  • causing or evoking pity, sympathetic sadness, sorrow, etc.; pitiful; pitiable

  • After walking home from school in the rain with no umbrella, he was a pathetic sight.


perspective

  • the state of existing in space before the eye

  • The elevations look all right, but the building's composition is a failure in perspective.


pretense

  • pretending  or feigning; make-believe

  • My sleepiness was all pretense.


stigmatize

  • to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon

  • The crime of the father stigmatized the whole family.


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