Lesson 11 Vocabulary. Test Thursday, March 5, 2009. Augment. To increase in size, amount or degree The stimulus bill that was just passed in Congress will augment many American s’ incomes. Benign. Kind, gracious, not threatening
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Test Thursday, March 5, 2009
To increase in size, amount or degree
The stimulus bill that was just passed in Congress will augment many Americans’incomes.
Kind, gracious, not threatening
Kim was relieved when the test results showed a benign tumor in her stomach.
A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine arts. – Someone with refined tastes.
To detect with the eyes
To recognize as separate
My mother was able to discern between a real and counterfeit one hundred dollar bill.
To make beautiful by adding decorative elements
To add fictitious details to
A good story teller will embellish a story to make it funny.
To carry out
To create as a work of art
To put to death as a legal penalty
If there is a fire at school the emergency procedures will have to be executed.
To illustrate by being an example of
So distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical.
Political cartoons can be a grotesque representation of a politician.
Greatly respected – holy, sacred
The American cemetery at Normandy’s Omaha Beach is hallowed.
To assume the character or appearance of
Tina Fey impersonated Sarah Palin during the 2008 presidential
Showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil
Wolverine is not a malevolent
Heavily and elaborately decorated
The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is ornate.
Having to do with shepherds or herders
Relating to country life and often presented as charmingly simple
A pastoral lifestyle is less
stressful than the modern
cities of America.
Not safe or secure
Old rotten rope bridges are precarious.
C.S. Lewis is renown in the literature world.