Vocabulary Lesson #3. 5 stems 15 words. circum - around. circumlocution. a roundabout way of speaking. The defendant’s circumlocutions caused the jury to believe he was guilty. Where you there?.
Where you there?
I was there, but then I left, and no one else was around, so I waited a while and drank a red bull then I decided to go home and watch TV with my dog.
To travel the entire globe, sailors must
circumvent the continents.
In an attempt to circumvent his grounding, Jason lied to his mother about what really happened that night, but it was hard to explain why he was found asleep in the median.
The finale of Of Mice and Men left the audience in tears.
I knew the relationship had reached a state of finality when I returned the engagement ring.
High school is finite; it comes to an end.
The gradient of the slope is one factor in determining the level of difficulty for skiing.
The graduation from private to colonel becomes quite clear when jobs are assigned.
The dancers oscillated in a creative mambo across the dance floor.
To sway from side to side between choices
Samantha couldn’t make a decision for her prom date; as a result, she vacillated between Joe and Rob. Joe was cuter, but Rob was a better dancer.
After the table was bumped, the cake made a lateral move that no one was able to stop.
The top left quadrant is red.
By quadrating twelve, I came to the answer of three.
Our cat had four kittens; thus, she quadrupled our cat population.
Write a well-developed paragraph using a minimum of five vocabulary words.
Use clear context clues with each word.
Underline the vocabulary words twice.
Underline the context clues once.