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Week 9. Over and Under. sub = below, under trans = across, over. subconscious (noun). Def : the part of the mind’s function of which you are not aware Sentence: Something in my subconscious told me that things were not quite right, but I wasn’t sure what. (compound sentence).

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over and under
Over and Under
  • sub = below, under
  • trans = across, over
subconscious noun
subconscious (noun)

Def:

  • the part of the mind’s function of which you are not aware

Sentence:

  • Something in my subconscious told me that things were not quite right, but I wasn’t sure what. (compound sentence)
subconscious
subconscious
  • Despite the fact that the man became an accountant, he subconsciously felt he was meant to be a ninja. (complex sentence)
subdue verb
subdue (verb)

Def:

  • to conquer or bring under control

Sentence:

  • The lion tamer was able to subdue the agitated animal, for he demonstrated great control. (Compound Sentence)
subdue
subdue
  • After recess, the teacher’s soothing voice successfully subdued her noisy students, and they quietly began to work independently. (Compound Complex Sentence)
subjugate verb
subjugate (verb)

Def:

  • to bring under control by force

Sentence:

  • While the people rioted in the street, the military tried to subjugate them. (Complex Sentence)
subjugate
subjugate
  • If the boss’s employees did not agree with him, he threatened to subjugate them, and he meant it. (CCS)
subterranean adj
subterranean (adj.)

Def:

  • beneath the earth’s surface

Sentence:

  • The subterranean cave took us down 500 meters from the cave’s entrance, and we all began to panic. (Compound Sentence)
subterranean
subterranean
  • In The City of Ember, Lina and Doon live in a subterranean city that is slowly destructing. (Complex Sentence)
transfer verb
transfer (verb)

Def:

  • to carry or send from one person or place to another

Sentence:

  • In frustration, the unhappy student asked to be transferred to a different gym class. (Complex Sentence)
transfer
transfer
  • Upon having an idea, Sophia went on iTunes, and she transferred her music onto her iPod. (CCS)
transform verb
transform (verb)

Def:

  • to change in form or appearance

Sentence:

  • The fairy godmother transformed the pumpkin into a carriage, and Cinderella travelled to the ball in style. (Compound Sentence)
transform
transform
  • Cruising down the freeway, everyone stared in awe as Optimus Prime transformed into a massive 18-wheeler. (Complex Sentence)
translucent adj
translucent (adj)

Def:

  • permitting some light to pass through, but giving an unclear image

Sentence:

  • The curtains were translucent, allowing only a little light to pass through. (Complex Sentence)
translucent
translucent
  • While playing Hide and Seek, Sally was quickly found hiding behind the translucent screen, and she realized her hiding spot was not a wise choice. (CCS)
transplant verb
transplant (verb)

Def:

  • to plant in another place

Sentence:

  • I transplanted my entire flower garden to a spot where it could get more sun, yet they still began to wilt. (Compound Sentence)
transplant
transplant
  • After the man donated a portion of his liver, the doctors were able to transplant it into the patient’s body. (Complex Sentence)
before and after
Before and After
  • fore = before, toward
  • pre = before, toward
  • post = after, behind
forecast verb
forecast (verb)
  • to predict or estimate in advance
  • The economic forecast for 2011 shows steady growth in the housing market.
forecast
forecast
  • The weatherman forecasted that it will snow this week.
forethought noun
forethought (noun)
  • a thought that comes beforehand, a prediction
  • With a little forethought, you can save yourself a lot of work later on.
forethought
forethought
  • She had the forethought to bring along an umbrella in case it rained.
forewarn verb
forewarn (verb)
  • To warn beforehand
  • The weather bureau forewarned the residents of the approaching storm.
forewarn
forewarn
  • The girl’s parents forewarned her that if she failed Language Arts, she would be grounded for life.
posthumous adj
posthumous (adj)
  • happening after someone’s death
  • The posthumous reading of his will offered many surprises about his wealth.
posthumous
posthumous
  • The soldier was awarded a posthumous medal for his valor.
postpone verb
postpone (verb)
  • to put off until a later time
  • Would it be okay with you if we postponed our appointment until next week?
postpone
postpone
  • The baseball game was postponed until tomorrow because of the rain.
preamble noun
preamble (noun)
  • an introduction or introductory explanation
  • The preamble briefly explained what the intent of the document was.
preamble
preamble
  • Mr. Wilt made his classes memorize the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.
precaution noun
precaution (noun)
  • care taken beforehand
  • Looking both ways before crossing the street is a precaution that everyone should practice.
precaution
precaution
  • The boy’s mother took extra precautions by making sure he was dressed warmly before going outside.
premature adj
premature (adj)
  • happening or ripening before the natural or proper time.
  • The premature baby was born a month too soon and was very small.
premature
premature
  • Too much exposure to the sun can cause the premature aging of skin.