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Adulterate - Verb. Many adults believe that the MTV culture adulterates teenagers’ minds. Trick: Adults are more corrupt than kids. Ambidextrous – Adj. Look! He can pitch with both hands! He’s ambidextrous! Trick: Ambivalent – more than 1. Augment – Verb.

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adulterate verb

Adulterate - Verb

Many adults believe that the MTV culture adulterates teenagers’ minds.

Trick: Adults are more corrupt than kids.

ambidextrous adj

Ambidextrous – Adj.

Look! He can pitch with both hands! He’s ambidextrous!

Trick: Ambivalent – more than 1.

augment verb

Augment – Verb.

This family has probably had to augment the size of their house several times.

bereft adj

Bereft – Adj.

The lonely woman was bereft of her husband and of all happiness.

Trick: Theft – Rhyme.

deploy verb

Deploy – Verb.

Troubled teens are often deployed to boot camps to help them straighten out their lives.

Trick – De: Release Ploy: Plan

dour adj

Dour – Adj.

Ebeniezer Scrooge is a famously dour character.

Trick: Sour – Rhyme.

fortitude noun

Fortitude - Noun

Civil Rights activists are remembered and admired for their fortitude.

Trick: Strong like a fort

gape verb

Gape - Verb

The old man gaped at the robbery.

Trick: Shock at an ape…would you gape?

gibe verb or noun

Gibe: Verb or Noun

The opposing team gibed (verb) at the batter in hopes to make him lose focus.

OR

The opposing team spewed gibes (noun) at the batter.

guise noun

Guise - noun

Little Johnny won the contest with his clever guise on Halloween.

Trick: Disguise

insidious adj

Insidious – adj.

His brother insidiously planned to get him caught sneaking cookies.

intimation noun

Intimation - Noun

The way Julia looked at Hugh gave him an intimation of her feelings for him.

Intimation - Indication

opulent adj

Opulent – Adj.

The Palace of Versailles is an elaborate display of opulence.

Trick: Opal - jewel

pliable adj

Pliable – adj.

All types of dancers must have pliable bodies to move freely and gracefully.

Trick: Ply Apart

reiterate

Reiterate

Teachers sometimes feel like broken records after reiterating everything they say all day long.

Re: Again

stolid adj

Stolid – Adj.

Ben Stein has a very stolid personality, rarely changing his display of emotions.

Stolid: Cold

tentative adj

Tentative: Adj.

People’s plans for the future are always tentative to change.

unkempt adj

Unkempt – Adj.

Many teenagers and college kids live in an unkempt fashion.

Unkempt: Unkept

verbatim adj adv

Verbatim – Adj., Adv.

This is a verbatim quote from JFK’s inaugural speech.

warily adv

Warily – Adv.

The hikers proceeded warily into the dark forest.