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  1. Vocabulary Week 2 Campagna

  2. adage • One way to begin an informal speech or an oral report is to quote an old adage.

  3. adage • N. a proverb, wise saying

  4. bonanza • The thrilling adventure movie set in Alaska proved to be a box-office bonanza.

  5. bonanza • N. a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable; sudden profit or gain

  6. churlish • The store manager instructed all the salesclerks to avoid churlish replies to customers’ questions

  7. churlish • Adj. lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude

  8. citadel • A medieval citadel once guarded the capital city of the Greek island of Rhodes

  9. citadel • N. a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place

  10. collaborate • Several students plan to collaborate on a geology project for the annual science fair

  11. collaborate • V. to work with, work together

  12. decree • There went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

  13. decree • N. an order having the force of law; v. to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully

  14. discordant • Their little spat struck a discordant note in our otherwise happy family get-together.

  15. discordant • Adj. disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting

  16. evolve • Authors hope that their notes, descriptions, and character sketches will evolve into a book.

  17. evolve • V. to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level

  18. excerpt My essay includes a long excerpt from a speech by Sojourner Truth.

  19. excerpt • N. a passage taken from a book, article, ect.; v. to take such a passage; to quote

  20. grope • When the power failed, we had to grope in the dark to find a working flashlight.

  21. grope • V. To feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly over and over