Vocabulary Unit 8
Adequate (adj) • Synonym=good enough Is this bathroom adequate for a family? For a couple? For a single person?
Adequate (inadequate) • These children are not receiving adequate food. It is inadequate.
Appeal to(v) • These parents appeal to the public to help them find their daughter.
Appeal (v) • If you get a parking ticket, you can appeal it. • You can also appeal a sentence or a sports call.
Awkward (adj) • Napoleon Dynamite is awkward when he dances. He is also awkward socially.
Awkward moments and situations These are often uncomfortable or embarrassing social situations. • Awkward handshakes: • http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/82654274/
Customary (adj) • Usual or traditional
Customary (adj) • It is customary to mark an occasion like this with a toast
customary • Two friends are having their customary tea date on a Saturday afternoon.
Establish (V) • What year was Coca-Cola established? • 1888
establish • You can establish a bank account or an online account!
Potential (n) • The ability to grow, develop, or become great.
Respond (V) • To answer or react to a statement or an action • Please respond to my letter. • The police will respond to the emergency.
Vanish (v) = to disappear • Magic tricks: Harry Houdini • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3pJ_xtm5E0&feature=related • Why are these tigers vanishing?
Variety (n) • Many different kinds; a combination or mix of different types • We have a variety of students in the ELP. • I like a variety of foods. • I listen to a variety of music.
Wholesome (adj) • Healthy for your body - Example: wholesome food