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  1. Vocabulary List 1-AName:______________________Total Points Earned:________/45

  2. Word One: AptQuestions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word.1. Definition: Likely; suited to the purposeor occasion;quick to ___learn_____2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!)Verb Adjective Adverb Noun3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence):Fighting is apt to ____break____ out unless both sides are able to sit down and work out a ____solution___.Karen is an apt French ___student__ so she will do very __well___ communicating when she visits France this summer.4. Synonyms (words that mean the same):Appropriate fit proper5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite):Inappropriate unlikely slow6. WritingDescribe a situation in which a person has shown apt behavior. Describe the situation using a least two complete sentences.

  3. Word Two: AwryQuestions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word.1. Definition: In a turned or ___twisted_____ position; when something goes ___away___ from the correct direction.2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!)Verb AdjectiveAdverb Noun3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence):After ___running____ out of the house to catch the school bus, I realized that my _____clothes___ were all awry.When something goes awry during a __countdown__, NASA will __cancel____a shuttle launch.4. Synonyms (words that mean the same):Wrong bent cockeyed crooked5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite):Correct straight right6. Writing Explain a situation that just went all awry for you. Describe the situation using at least two complete sentences.

  4. Word Three: BludgeonQuestions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word.1. Definition: A short club used as a __weapon___; to ___hit__ with a heavy club; to use force or ___strong___ arguments to gain your point.2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!)Verb Adjective Adverb Noun3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence):Early humans bludgeoned animals for food with ___clubs___ made from the ___thick__ branches of trees.My friend bludgeoned her parents with so __many__ reasons why she should be able to go to the movies without them that her parents finally __gave in__.4. Synonyms (words that mean the same):Clobber browbeat bully5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite):Help praise6. Writing Describe a situation in which one person has bludgeoned another. It can be physically or verbally. Describe the situation using a least two complete sentences.

  5. Word Four: CapitulateQuestions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word.1. Definition: To __give___ up, __surrender__, to throw in the towel2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!)Verb Adjective Adverb Noun3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence):When I saw that my parents were __not__ going to ___give___ in and allow me to stay out after my curfew, I capitulated and __agreed__ to be home by midnight from the party.4. Synonyms (words that mean the same):Submit agree5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite):Fight reject6. WritingDescribe a situation in which you capitulated to your friend’s wishes. Describe the situation using at least two complete sentences.

  6. Word Five: ChafeQuestions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word.1. Definition: To wear sore by __rubbing__; to feel ___annoyance_; a sore or injury ___caused___ by rubbing.2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!)Verb Adjective Adverb Noun3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence):Yesterday at lacrosse practice I was so hot and sweaty that my __pads__ chafed under my arms and I really __hurt__ today.The students chafed under the new __rule__ at lunchtime making them be __quiet__ for the whole period.4. Synonyms (words that mean the same):Irritate scrape anger5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite):Soothe please calm6. WritingWhen might someone become chafed, either physically or mentally? Describe the situation using at least two complete sentences.

  7. Vocabulary 1-B

  8. Vocabulary List 1-B Definitions Word 1: defile Questions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word. 1. Definition: to make ____unclean____ or dirty; to march in a __single___ line 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): The __mud___ on the football field defiled the players’ nice, __clean__, white uniforms. The army __troops___ defiled past where the ___generals___ were sitting to watch them. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): pollute 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): purify 6. Writing Write two complete sentences explained a situation where someone was arrested for defiling something.

  9. Vocabulary List 1-B Definitions Word 2: disgruntled Questions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word. 1. Definition: in a __bad__ mood, __annoyed___; discontented 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): When flights are ___cancelled___ because of bad weather, airline ___passengers____ may become very disgruntled. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): grumpy 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): satisfied 6. Writing Describe a situation when a student became disgruntled with a teacher. Write at least two complete sentences.

  10. Vocabulary List 1-B Definitions Word 3: impunity Questions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word. 1. Definition: freedom from ___punishment____ 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): We were ___shocked____ that the huge, fierce-looking dog ___allowed____ the child to pull its ___tail_____ with impunity. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): free from penalty 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): liability 6. Writing Describe a situation in which you did something with impunity. Write at least two complete sentences.

  11. Vocabulary List 1-B Definitions Word 4: mien Questions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word. 1. Definition: air, ___manner___, appearance, __expression____ 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): My friend put on a happy, _cheerful___ mien when the boy was making fun of her even though she was very ___upset___ inside. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): appearance 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): ?? 6. Writing Describe a situation in which your parents had a very stern mien. Write at least two complete sentences.

  12. Vocabulary List 1-B Definitions Word 5: recluse Questions 1-5 are worth 1 point each; question 6 is worth 3 points; 1 point for each complete sentence and 1 point for conveying the meaning of the word. 1. Definition: a __person____ who leads a life __shut__ up or ___withdrawn___ from the ___world_____. 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): Some ____religious____ orders are made up of people who __choose__ to become recluses in order to get in touch with their __spiritual___ side. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): loner 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): socialite 6. Writing Explain why the man in the short story “The Bet” was a recluse. Write at least two complete sentences.

  13. VOCABULARY UNIT 1-C

  14. Word One: dire 1. Definition: _dreadful__, causing fear or ___suffering___ Warning of ___trouble_ to come; demanding immediate action to avoid __disaster_. 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): Environmentalists ___warn__ of the dire ___consequences__ of the ___destruction__ of the world’s rain forests. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Disastrous ______________________ 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Favorable _____________________ 6. Writing Describe a time when a weather report had a dire forecast.

  15. Word Two: encroach 1. Definition: to advance or _move_ beyond the __usual_ or proper limits, __trespass_ 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): When his young neighbor encroached upon his __property__ with his mini bike, the man became quite __angry_ and called the __police_. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Intrude _______________ 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Welcome ________________ 6. Writing Describe a time when you felt someone had encroached upon your space.

  16. Word Three: pertinent 1. Definition: related to the __matter___ at hand; to the point; ___important__ 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): The joke you told was very __funny__ but I do __not__ see how it is pertinent to our __discussion__ of the story. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Relevant ________________________ 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Unrelated _______________________ 6. Writing Describe a time when you said something that was just not pertinent to the discussion that people were having at the time.

  17. Word Four: prodigy 1. Definition: a __child__ or young person with amazing __ability_ or talent; something __wonderful_ or marvelous. 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): John was a __child__ prodigy that completed __college__ before he was __fifteen__. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Freak wonder 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): dumbbell 6. Writing Explain what a fifteen year old person would say or do to make them be considered a prodigy.

  18. Word Five: renown 1. Definition: fame, ___glory__. 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): Even before Martin Luther King, Jr. __won__ the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, his renown had __spread__ throughout the ___world__. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Prestige 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Obscurity notoriety 6. Writing Describe why someone is renown for their music.

  19. Vocabulary Unit 1-D Name:______________________ Total Points Earned:________/45

  20. Word One:disarming 1. Definition: ___charming__, tending to _win _people over from unfriendliness or suspicion 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): My best friend has a most disarming manner which allows him to get away with so much. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): endearing _______________________ 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Alarming troubling ________________________ 6. Writing Write two complete sentences describing a time that someone got away with something because of his/her disarming manner.

  21. Word Two: endow 1. Definition: to furnish, equip, provide with ___funds_ or some other __desirable__ thing or quality 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): __Wealthy__ people often, in their wills, endow __ money__on their favorite ___charity___. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Grant bestow 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Take away deprive ________________________ 6. Writing Who and what would you endow in your will? Write at least two complete sentences.

  22. Word Three: fend 1. Definition: to __ward or fight___ off, ___resist___; to get ___along__, manage 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): People hope that by taking lots of __vitamin C___it will fend off a _____cold__. When my mother goes __away___for the week, we must fend for ourselves, __cooking, washing, and cleaning. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Fight off manage _______________________ 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Embrace ________________ 6. Writing Describe a time when you had to fend for yourself. Write at least two complete sentences.

  23. Word Four: penal 1. Definition: having to do with __punishment__ 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): Alcatraz, in the middle of San Francisco Bay so that no __prisoner__ could __escape__, was a famous penal colony early in the century and its most famous __prisoner___ was the Birdman of Alcatraz. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Correctional disciplinary 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): ???? 6. Writing What do you think should be changed about the penal code in our country? Write at least two complete sentences.

  24. Word Five: predominant 1. Definition: the greatest in _strength_ or _power_; Most __common__. 2. Part of Speech (please circle-it may be more than one!) Verb Adjective Adverb Noun 3. Sample Sentence (underline the vocabulary word in the sentence): True, I wanted to __save__ some money, but my predominant _reason_ for taking the job at the library was that I__needed__ some practical experience. 4. Synonyms (words that mean the same): Major chief _________________________ 5. Antonyms (words that mean the opposite): Minor rare 6. Writing What would be your predominant reason for finishing high school? Write at least two complete sentences.