Vocabulary Lesson Twelve. By Natalie Moy Ms. Kopp/ Period 3. 1 . Altercation . A heated argument. Syn : Quarrel; Dispute Ant: Agreement; Harmony Ms. Kopp got into an altercation with Daphne. 2 . Lexicon. A dictionary; A specialized vocabulary used in a particular field or place.
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By Natalie Moy
Ms. Kopp/ Period 3
A heated argument.
Syn: Quarrel; Dispute
Ant: Agreement; Harmony
Ms. Kopp got into an altercation with Daphne.
A dictionary; A specialized vocabulary used in a particular field or place.
Syn: Jargon; Argot; Cant
Senorita Medina has a lexicon for Spanish.
A particular shade of a given color.
Syn: Change; Alter
Mr. Rust likes using a specific hue in his paintings.
To startle into sudden activity.
Danielle galvanized the students by slamming the door hard.
Syn: Authorize; Pass
Coach Braddell gave sanction to the Varsity Girls Basketball team to miss school Tuesday for their first State Game.
Extreme exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally.
When Mr. Glass told me he was going to shoot Ms. Melvin; it was only a hyperbole.
Threatening; Foreboding evil.
The Girls Basketball team played against the ominous Mustangs because they were ranked number one in the nation.
Rude boldness; nerve.
Syn: Insolence; Impudence
Eliza had the audacity to talk back to Ms. Melvin.
To demonstrate clearly; To prove.
Ms. Pincuevinced her knowledge of Italy showing us all the best tourist attractions.
Unable to be appeased or pacified.
Syn: Inflexible; Relentless
Ant: Pacified; Assuaged.
Ms. Chavez’s implacable suspicions were put to rest after she realized the final was not misplaced at all.
To urge on with stirring words.
Mrs. Goolsbyexhorted us to get an A on the math test.
To put into prison; To confine
Syn: Imprison; Constrain
Ant: Liberate; Free
Lisa got sent down to the office and she said, “It felt like being incarcerated.”
Sharp; Keen; Cutting straight to the heart of the matter.
Syn: Piercing; Acute
Ant: Superficial; Dull
Coach Abdigave Jeff some incisive comments to pump him up for his game.
Practical; Providing an immediate advantage.
Ms. Kopp showed Liora the most expedient way to write a five paragraph essay.
Having to do with the subject at hand; Relevant.
Ant: Unrelated; extraneous
Ore asked a pertinent question to help the other students understand.