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  1. Title your paper: Unit 2 Vocabulary • Number your paper 1-7 with a good amount of space between each number.

  2. 1) Refute (v) 2) Latent (adj) 3) Malleable (adj) 4) Vacuous (adj) 5) Malign (v) 6) Diatribe (n) 7) Parity (n)

  3. --Next to each number, write down what you think the underlined word means. You should write the following: “I think that ______ means ______.” 1.) Sarah had to refute the charges filed against her so that she wouldn’t spend the next tenyears in jail.

  4. 2.) All of the coaches recognized Tom’s latent talents in football; however, because he was so lazy, Tom would never fulfill his potential to become a NFL star.

  5. 3.) Cindy has such a malleablepersonality: She changes her opinions and behavior depending on who she is around.

  6. 4.) The vacuous freshman still doesn’t know her class schedule even though school started three months ago.

  7. 5.) Bobby decided not to malign his opponent to the newspaper reports; consequently, the townspeople saw him as the better candidate and voted for him for mayor.

  8. 6.) When Ray lost the campaign for mayor, he said an angry diatribe about how the townspeople would eventually regret choosing Bobby for mayor.

  9. 7.) Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream was that all people would be treated with parity.

  10. Vocabulary Unit 2

  11. Refute (v) • To prove wrong by argument or evidence • Synonyms: to argue against, to contradict, to reject

  12. Latent (adj) • Presentand capable of emerging but not now visible, obvious, or active • Synonyms: inactive, undeveloped, veiled, idle, dormant

  13. Malleable (adj) • Capable of being changed (person or thing) • Synonyms: adaptable, flexible, impressionable

  14. Vacuous (adj) • Empty or lacking content (intelligence) • Synonyms: airheaded, dumb, inane

  15. Malign (v) • to injure by speaking ill of • Synonyms: to slander, to defame, to smear

  16. Diatribe (n) • Speech characterized by bitterness or malice • Synonyms: tirade, lecture, rant

  17. Parity (n) • The quality or state of being equal or equivalent • Synonyms: balance, sameness, uniformity

  18. Classwork- Due, Today! Write an original sentence using each vocabulary word. Make sure each sentence contains context clues that hint at the word’s meaning. Please circle the vocabulary word and underline the context clue(s) in each sentence.