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Vocabulary Unit 2 F . Introduction. Ameliorate. Hopefully, what will the medicine do for a sick person?. Verb : to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming. Aplomb. What characteristics is this gymnast trying to show the judges?.

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ameliorate
Ameliorate

Hopefully, what

will the medicine

do for a sick

person?

Verb: to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming

aplomb
Aplomb

What characteristics

is this gymnast trying

to show the judges?

Noun: poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity

bombastic
Bombastic

Why does this man want

to put duct tape on

the speaker’s mouth?

Adjective: pompous or overblown in language;

full of high-sounding words intended to

conceal a lack of ideas

callow
Callow

Either this bird has no feathers,

or it is having a really,

really bad hair day!

Adjective: without experience; immature, not

fully developed; lacking sophistication and

poise; without feathers

drivel
Drivel

Remember that this is only cute

for babies, not teenagers!

Noun: saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth

or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense

Verb: to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter

nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly

epitome
Epitome

Why is this a good example

of sportsmanship?

Noun: a summary, condensed account; an

instance that represents a larger reality

exhort
Exhort

How do we know that this

mother means what she says?

Verb: to urge strongly, advise earnestly

ex officio
Ex Officio

What jobs does a mother have

just because she’s a mother?

Adjective/Adverb: by virtue of holding a

certain office

infringe
Infringe

If a person crosses this boundary, what

will he or she be doing?

Verb: to violate, trespass, go beyond

recognized bounds

ingratiate
Ingratiate

Why would someone give his/her

boss a mug like this?

Verb: to make oneself agreeable and thus

gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes

used in a critical or derogatory sense)

interloper
Interloper

Why do we think this cat is up to no good?

Noun: one who moves in where he or she

is not wanted or has no right to be;

an intruder

intrinsic
Intrinsic

If this teddy bear only cost $3,

what could make it valuable

to the child who owns it?

Adjective: belonging to someone or something

by its very nature, essential, inherent;

originating in a bodily organ or part

inveigh
Inveigh

How are these protesters

expressing their disapproval

of housing policies?

Verb: to make a violent attack in words,

express strong disapproval

lassitude
Lassitude

Clearly, what has overcome

this child?

Noun: weariness of body or mind,

lack of energy

millennium
Millennium

What event is this magazine

commemorating?

Noun: a period of one thousand years;

a period of great joy

occult
Occult

Why did most critics not like the

Harry Potter books?

Adjective: mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means;

Verb: to hide, conceal, eclipse

Noun: matters involving the supernatural

permeate
Permeate

What would this coffee

do to someone’s shirt?

Verb: to spread through, penetrate, soak through

precipitate
Precipitate

What is it doing

In these pictures?

If the yellow stuff falls to the bottom of the beaker, what will it be?

Verb: to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to

Adjective: characterized by excessive haste

Noun: moisture, the product of an action or process

stringent
Stringent

Why doesn’t Godzilla like his parents’ rules?

Adjective: strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste

surmise
Surmise

Clearly, the scientists who surmised this were missing some key information!

Verb: to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess

Noun: likely idea that lacks definite proof