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  1. Vocab4 Voc 4

  2. verb cower Cringe from fear; to shrink away Bessie the coweringcow… Link: cow Voc 4

  3. adj giddy A light-headed sensation; dizzy, frivolous Link: city Farmer John is giddy in the city. Giddy,my sister screamed Voc 4

  4. adj irascible Easily angered, irritable Also: irascibility Link: Wrestle Bulls An irascible person can wrestle bulls. Voc 4

  5. adj chronic Continuing for a long time; continuous Chrono = time Link: Ron’s Hic Ron’s hiccups were very chronic. Voc 4

  6. verb endure Also: endurance (n) enduring (adj) Link: Manure To carry on through despite hardships; to put up with Zookeepers endure a lot of manure. Voc 4

  7. adj harrowing Extremely distressed; disturbing or frightening Link: Hare Rowing A hare rowing from a shark is a harrowing experience….. Voc 4

  8. noun aptitude Capacity for learning; natural ability Birds have an aptitude for altitude…and snowboarders Link: Altitude Voc 4

  9. adj laconic Brief, using few words Better Links? Link = LACK? Link = Lake? Link=Lacquer? Link: Tonic Voc 4

  10. Verb and noun queue To form or to wait in line Link: q Qs in a queue. Voc 4

  11. Noun/adj gossamer N: Delicate, web like structure Adj: Delicate, web like; Link: Customer NOUN: The spider’s gossamer LURED customers. ADJ: Gossamer clouds whispered against the hills. Voc 4

  12. WORD PARTS Greek + Latin Know these, know 1000’s! Voc 4

  13. Word Roots: Your chart Voc 4

  14. Word Roots: Your chart Voc 4

  15. Vocab4 RELATED WORDS Voc 4

  16. endure verb enduring adj endurance I have to endure it… I have to have an enduring attitude... Voc 4

  17. queue noun queuing verb The queue began… The line queued… Voc 4

  18. irascible adj irascibility noun He gave an irascible answer. His answer was full of irascibility. Voc 4

  19. Vocab 4 Which word? Quiz Voc 4

  20. List 4 1. To put up with List 4 Voc 4

  21. List 4 2. Extremely disstressing List 4 Voc 4

  22. List 4 3. Delicate floating cobwebs List 4 Voc 4

  23. List 4 4. To form or wait in line List 4 Voc 4

  24. List 4 5. Having A light-headed sensation List 4 Voc 4

  25. List 4 6. To Cringe from fear List 4 Voc 4

  26. List 4 7. Easily angered, irritable List 4 Voc 4

  27. List 4 8. Continuing for a long time List 4 Voc 4

  28. List 4 9. Brief, using few words List 4 Voc 4

  29. List 4 10. Capacity for learning List 4 Voc 4

  30. WORD PARTS 11. ill, wrong, incorrect [root] List 4 Voc 4

  31. WORD PARTS 12. ill, difficult, bad [root] List 4 Voc 4

  32. WORD PARTS 13. Problem with understanding/using words [root] List 4 Voc 4

  33. WORD PARTS 14. Mistreatment of women List 4 Voc 4

  34. WORD PARTS 15. Illness of the digestive tract (entrails); A.k.a. diarrhea List 4 Voc 4

  35. WORD PARTS 16. Person who hates mankind in general List 4 Voc 4

  36. WORD PARTS 17. To give an incorrect explanation List 4 Voc 4

  37. Answers1 1. Endure v 2. Harrowing adj 3. Gossamer n/adj 4. Queue n/v 5. Giddy adj Voc 4

  38. Answers2 6. Cower v 7. Irascible adj 8. Chronic adj 9. Laconic adj 10. Aptitude n Voc 4

  39. Answers3 11. mis/mys 12. dis/dys 13. dyslexia 14. misogyny 15. dysentery Voc 4

  40. Answers4 16. misanthrope 17. misdiagnose Voc 4

  41. GUM This week: 1) Misplaced Modifiers 2) Pronoun Reference Vocab4

  42. Participial Phrases Thinking about these phrases, I realize I am starting to understand them. Gerund Phrases Thinking about these phrases is one way to study. Infinitive Phrases To think about these phrases will help me tomorrow. Appositive Phrases These phrases, Mount’s cruel torture tools, will appear on tomorrow’s test. G PHRASE Review

  43. Phrase mistakes: Theycan sometimes end up in the wrong sentence position >> “Misplaced modifier!”  Drinking a syrupy Pepsi, the liquid flooded my veins.  Drinking a syrupy Pepsi, I let the liquid flood my veins. G PHRASES

  44. G The Misplaced Modifier… …can be a clause or a phrase. phrase OR The dog chased the ducks, yapping and barking. Who was yapping and barking? The ducks? The dog? OR clause The team will receive a trophy that wins the game. Who wins the game? The team? The trophy?

  45. G What is a misplaced modifier? Identify the misplaced modifier in each of the following sentences. 1. About six inches long, the Tyrannosaurus rex had sharp teeth. 2. I found many earthworms planting my garden. 3. An old log sat in the fireplace that was covered with moss.

  46. G What is a misplaced modifier? Identify the misplaced modifier in each of the following sentences. 1. About six inches long, the Tyrannosaurus rex had sharp teeth. Was the T. rex about six inches long, or were its teeth six inches long?

  47. G What is a misplaced modifier? Identify the misplaced modifier in each of the following sentences. 2. I found many earthworms planting my garden. Was I planting my garden, or were the earthworms planting my garden?

  48. G What is a misplaced modifier? Identify the misplaced modifier in each of the following sentences. 3. An old log sat in the fireplace that was covered with moss. Was the log covered with moss, or was the fireplace covered with moss?

  49. G On Your Own Determine whether the underlined word or phrase is a misplaced modifier. Write M for a misplaced modifier or C if the modifier is not misplaced. ___ 1. We watched a film about how comets are formed in science class. ___ 2. In a tank at the aquarium, we watched the seals play. ___ 3. Exhausted, the hikers needed a good night’s rest.

  50. G Answers Determine whether the underlined word or phrase is a misplaced modifier. Write M for a misplaced modifier or C if the modifier is not misplaced. ___ 1. We watched a film about how comets are formed in science class. ___ 2. In a tank at the aquarium, we watched the seals play. ___ 3. Exhausted, the hikers needed a good night’s rest. M M C