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VOCABULARY. Week THREE. Acumen (n). Root= Acu =sharp CLUE WORD: acupuncture!. Definition=sharpness of the mind; quick thinking. Encampment (n). Prefix=en-=to cover with Root=camp=field Suffix=- ment =place

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Vocabulary

VOCABULARY

Week THREE


Acumen n

Acumen (n)

  • Root=Acu=sharp

  • CLUE WORD: acupuncture!

  • Definition=sharpness of the mind; quick thinking


Encampment n

Encampment (n)

  • Prefix=en-=to cover with

  • Root=camp=field

  • Suffix=-ment=place

  • An encampment could be set up for tents, or something more modern like bunk beds!

  • Definition=place occupied by a camp


Cryptic adj

Cryptic (adj)

  • Root=crypt=hidden

  • Definition=deliberately mysterious and seeming to have a hidden meaning


M acrophage n

Macrophage (n)

  • Root=macro=large

  • Definition=large cell protecting against infection

  • The macrophage killed off the virus that was trying to attack the body.


Matching review

MATCHING REVIEW

  • A. acumen

  • B. encampment

  • C. cryptic

  • D. macrophage

  • secret

  • A camp area

  • Large cell

  • Sharp thinking


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