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Vocabulary List 8. You’re on your way to an A! Study tip: Print this PowerPoint and write sentences for each word next to the slides. diffident. d is = not Diffident is an adjective. Try writing a sentence using the word diffident. Now, look at the example to the right.

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vocabulary list 8

Vocabulary List 8

You’re on your way to an A!

Study tip: Print this PowerPoint and write sentences for each word next to the slides.

diffident
diffident
  • dis = not
  • Diffident is an adjective.
  • Try writing a sentence using the word diffident.
  • Now, look at the example to the right.
  • How does your sentence compare? Do you use diffident to describe a noun?
  • The diffident child did not participate in the game of kickball at recess.
  • Synonyms: shy, timid

Diffident: lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy.

belligerent
belligerent
  • bell = war
  • Belligerent is an adjective.
  • Write a sentence using the word belligerent.
  • Now, look at the example sentence to the right.
  • How does your sentence compare? Do you use belligerent to describe a noun?
  • The belligerent customer fought with the sales clerk and demanded a refund.
  • Synonyms: hostile, aggressive, quarrelsome

Belligerent: of warlike character; aggressively hostile; waging war; engaged in war

supersede
supersede
  • super = above
  • Supersede is a verb.
  • Write a sentence using the word supersede.
  • Now, look at the example sentence to the right.
  • How does your sentence compare? Do you use supersede as an action verb?
  • Your new contract supersedesany previous agreements, negotiations, promises or representations, whether verbal or written.
  • Synonyms: replace, surpass

Supersede: to replace in power, authority, effectiveness, acceptance, use, etc., as by another person or thing.

inanimate
inanimate
  • in = not
  • Inanimate is an adjective.
  • Write a sentence using the word inanimate.
  • Now, look at the example sentence to the right.
  • How does your sentence compare? Do you use inanimate as an adjective?
  • Jim is always so lively and cheerful, so I was surprised to see him so inanimate at the party.
  • Synonyms: lifeless, dull

inanimate: not animate; lifeless; spiritless; sluggish; dull.

intervene
intervene
  • inter = between
  • Intervene is a verb.
  • Write a sentence using the word intervene.
  • Now, look at the example sentence to the right.
  • How does your sentence compare? Do you use intervene as a verb?
  • The umpire had to intervene when the two managers started arguing.
  • Synonyms: mediate, intercede

intervene: to come between disputing people, groups, etc.; intercede; mediate.

subordinate
subordinate
  • sub = under
  • Subordinate is an adjective.
  • Write a sentence using the word subordinate.
  • Now, look at the example sentence to the right.
  • How does your sentence compare? Do you use subordinate as an adjective?
  • Everyone at XYZ Corporation resented how their boss treated them as subordinate workers and nothing more.
  • Synonyms: inferior, lesser

Subordinate: placed in or belonging to a lower order or rank of less importance; secondary; subject to or under the authority of a superior.

dissonant
dissonant
  • son = sound
  • Dissonant is an adjective.
  • Write a sentence using the word dissonant.
  • Now, look at the example sentence to the right.
  • How does your sentence compare? Do you use dissonant as an adjective?
  • LA Reid described Fifth Harmony’s performance as dissonantand off-key.