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  1. Vocabulary Unit 1 English II Honors

  2. 1. ambidextrous – able to use both hands equally well • Being ambidextrous helps some athletes experience more success. • 2. gibe – ridicule, mock, jeer • The governor received gibes from the press during the live interview. • 3. bereft – bereaved; made unhappy because of loss • The Harris family bereaved the unfortunate loss of their grandmother.

  3. 4. intimation – inkling, clue, hint, indication • The teacher intimated to her students to read the notes on Google Docs. • 5. dour – bleak, gloomy • At times this weekend, the weather was quite dour. • 6. fortitude – steadfastness, resolve • Even though Nikki had four projects to complete this weekend, her mental fortitude helped her stay focus and finish all of them.

  4. 7. gape – gawk, ogle; to open the mouth • The family gapedat the cupcakes until they were allowed to indulge. • 8. reiterate – restate, repeat • The doctor reiterated the instructions for taking the medication. • 9. guise – costume, mask • Cynthia wore the guise of a chef, but could not cook at all.

  5. 10. insidious – cunning, intended to deceive, treacherous • The insidious doctor was sued by five patients for malpractice. • 11. adulterate – contaminate, sully, corrupt • The restaurant needed to close early because the wait staff adulterated some of the food. • 12. tentative – uncertain, inconclusive • During the snow storm, the city gave its citizen a tentative trash pick-up schedule.

  6. 13. verbatim – word for word • The court transcriber typed the testimony verbatim. • 14. opulent – rich, abundant, lavish • The resort the family booked for their vacation looked opulent online. • 15. stolid – impassive, unresponsive • The student appeared stolid when the the teacher handed back the report.

  7. 16. augment – enlarge, amplify, increase • A huge donation from Bill Gates augmented the food supply at the shelter. • 17. unkempt – sloppy, disheveled • After running away from his family, the poor dog came back unkempt. • 18. deploy – station, organize, arrange • Security guards were deployed around the arena during the game.

  8. 19. warily – carefully, cautiously • Steve’s parents warily permitted him to attend the party. • 20. pliable – resilient, flexible; easily influenced • The contractor needed pliable materials when they renovated the house.

  9. Vocabulary Unit 1: Synonyms • 1. ambidextrous - versatile • 2. gibe - taunt • 3. bereft - grieving • 4. intimation - suggestion • 5. dour - bleak • 6. fortitude - tenacity • 7. gape - yawn • 8. reiterate - restate • 9. guise - facade • 10. insidious - deceptive

  10. Vocabulary Unit 1: Synonyms • 11. adulterate - impure • 12. tentative - indefinite • 13. verbatim - exact • 14. opulent - palatial • 15. stolid - aloof • 16. augment - enhance • 17. unkempt - disarray • 18. deploy - position • 19. warily – leery • 20. pliable – malleable