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Bigot to Wane . Unit Four. Bigot. noun. adJ ---Bigoted. The free speech amendment in America protects the rights of everyone, including bigots , unfortunately, like the Fred Phelps’ followers who find it necessary to spread hate.

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Bigot to wane

Bigot to Wane

Unit Four


Bigot

Bigot

noun

adJ---Bigoted

The free speech amendment in America protects the rights of everyone, including bigots, unfortunately, like the Fred Phelps’ followers who find it necessary to spread hate.

  • One who is intolerant of differences; used sometimes to refer to someone who is racist; sexist; etc.


Expunge

expunge

Verb--

expunge

Ted wanted to expunge his 9th grade record from his transcript; he worried how it might affect his overall GPA and wanted to go to a prestigious college.

  • To erase or eliminate


Manifest

manifest

  • V-to show itself; to appear or prove itself; to make clear

  • Her anger toward her mom manifested in her slamming her door and refusing to come out of her room.


Negligence

negligence

  • Noun- careless neglect; often resulting in injury

  • The parent was accused of negligence for not putting his daughter in a car seat.


Candid

candid

  • Outspoken; blunt; honest

  • I’d like to say I like your haircut, but to be perfectly candid, I don’t.


Appease

appease

  • V- to calm or make satisfied (at least temporarily)

  • To appease the crying baby we gave her the pacifier.


Augment

augment

  • V-to increase in amount or intensity; to enlarge

  • To augment my income, I took a second job.


Ostentatious

ostentatious

  • adj-pretentious; showy; grandiose; extravagant

  • Some people dress in an ostentatiousmanner in the name of fashion.


Conundrum

conundrum

  • Noun-a problem or predicament that is difficult or that can not be solved

  • Tom faced a conundrum when he realized that he had both a soccer match and a baseball game scheduled for the same day and time.


Unit four

wane

  • verb- to diminish, fade, get smaller, decrease in size

  • As the rain began to wane, I took off my raincoat.


Test yourself

Test Yourself!

  • Which two words are opposites?

  • Which word means the same as flashy or over-the-top?

  • What would you call a problem that can not be solved?

  • Candid means….?

  • A racist or sexist would be also known as a __________?


How well do you remember words from the past

How well do you remember words from the past?


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