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Mrs. Leach and Mrs. Hight’s 9 th grade SHORT STORY Vocabulary. Day 1: Creating the FOLDABLE. Vocabulary Words. Tenement Profound Discreet Vigilant Elation Dilapidated Epiphany Palpable Scruples Grotesque.

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mrs leach and mrs hight s 9 th grade short story vocabulary

Mrs. Leach and Mrs. Hight’s9th grade SHORT STORY Vocabulary

vocabulary words
Vocabulary Words
  • Tenement
  • Profound
  • Discreet
  • Vigilant
  • Elation
  • Dilapidated
  • Epiphany
  • Palpable
  • Scruples
  • Grotesque
vocabulary words1
Vocabulary Words
  • Tenement: an apartment house, often run-down.
  • Synonyms: lodgings, apartments, inn
  • Sentence: Many families lived in the large tenement.
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vocabulary words2
Vocabulary Words
  • Profound: deep or intense.
  • Synonym: informed, intellectual, knowing
  • Antonym: shallow, plain, obvious
  • Sentence: Tybalt felt profound happiness when he came up with a plan to destroy the Blues.
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vocabulary words3
Vocabulary Words
  • Discreet: careful about one’s actions.
  • Synonym: prudent, keeping silent
  • Antonym: loud, obvious
  • Sentence: The Star Wars characters were very discreet when they snuck on the ship.
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Vocabulary Words
  • Vigilant: to be watchful.
  • Synonym: awake, observant, open-eyed
  • Antonym: asleep
  • Sentence: The bodyguard kept a vigilant eye on the singer.
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Vocabulary Words
  • Elation: exultant joy or pride.
  • Synonym: cloud nine, elated, happy
  • Antonym: sad, depressed, angered
  • Sentence: The dog was filled with elation as it danced with its owner.
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Vocabulary Words
  • Dilapidated: broken down.
  • Synonym: decayed, deteriorated, neglected
  • Antonym: new, clean, well put together
  • Sentence: The rollercoaster was dilapidated but it still ran.
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Vocabulary Words
  • Palpable: able to be touched or felt.
  • Synonym: tangible, obvious, evident
  • Sentence: Anger rushed out in a palpable wave through Donald’s arms and legs.

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Vocabulary Words
  • Scruples: principles that tends to hinder action.
  • Synonym: cautions, concerns, difficulties
  • Antonym: ignorance, no concern
  • Sentence: The man asked his son, “Don’t you have any scruples?” when he saw him steal the candy.
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Vocabulary Words
  • Grotesque: odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character
  • Synonym: absurd, bizarre, disgusting, strange
  • Sentence: She looked like some kind of grotesque praying mantis.
vocabulary words part ii
Vocabulary Words PART II
  • 1. epiphany
  • 2. bewilderment
  • 3. grisly
  • 4. superstition
  • 5. apprehensive
  • 6. inspiration
  • 7. jagged
  • 8. obstacle
  • 9. postponing
  • 10. trait
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Vocabulary Words
  • Epiphany: a sudden realization of a larger spiritual calling or message.
  • Synonym: warning, striking idea
  • Sentence:The man had an epiphany of how he could steal the invention.
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bewildered
bewildered
  • Definition: [bee WIL derd] n. having a strong feeling of confusion.
  • Synonyms: not able to understand.
  • Sentence: Ella was bewildered as to why he hadn’t proposed to her yet.
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grisly
grisly
  • Definition: [GRIZ lee] adj. horrible in an extreme way.
  • Synonyms: terrible - dreadful - horrible - awful -
  • Sentence: The man had his arm attacked by an Anaconda in a very grisly manner.
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superstition
superstition
  • Definition: [soo per STI shuhn] n. irrational but deep- seated belief.
  • Synonym: fear of the unknown, trust in magic
  • Elizabeth Taylor had a superstition that her diamond earrings had always brought her luck.
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apprehensive
apprehensive
  • Definition: [apree HEN siv] adj. worried about what may happen.
  • Synonym: anxious - fearful – afraid
  • Sentence: Kevin’s parents were apprehensive about leaving him home alone.
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inspiration
inspiration
  • Definition: [in spuh RAY shuhn] n. sudden bright idea.
  • Synonym: feeling something creative.
  • Sentence: The coach gave words of inspiration in a speech to get the hockey players excited about winning.
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jagged
jagged
  • Definition: [JAG id] sharp and uneven.
  • Synonym: indented - ragged – rugged
  • The man lowered the vase too fast and it broke into a million jagged little pieces.
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obstacle
obstacle
  • Definition: [AHB stuhkuhl] something or someone in the way.
  • Synonym:  hindrance - obstruction - barrier – hurdle
  • Sentence: No obstacle kept the Wiley from getting the water.
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postponing
postponing
  • Definition: [post POHN ing] v. putting off until later; delaying.
  • Synonym: arrange at another time.
  • Sentence: The couple thought they would have to postpone the wedding, but they didn’t.
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trait
trait
  • Definition: [TRAYT] n. quality or characteristic of a person, animal, or location.
  • Synonym: feature - characteristic - attribute – property
  • Sentence: The hotel in Dubai has many exciting traits, like skiing indoors, that would draw in tourists.
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vocabulary words part iii
Vocabulary Words PART III
  • 1. acknowledge
  • 2. complicated
  • 3. consideration
  • 4. particularly
  • 5. vivid
  • 6. enthusiastically
  • 7. precision
  • 8. accept
  • 9. except
  • 10. cognizant
acknowledge
acknowledge
  • Definition: [ak NAHL ij] v. to admit something is true or real.
  • Synonym: admit- recognize- confess
  • Sentence: The therapist believes that we should acknowledge other people’s feelings.
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complicated
complicated
  • Definition: [KAHM plikaytid] adj. having many parts; complex.
  • Synonym: feature - characteristic - attribute – property
  • Sentence: Avril asked, “Why does he have to make everything so complicated?”
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consideration
consideration
  • Definition: [kuhnsid uh RAY shuhn] n. thoughtful concern for others.
  • Synonym: thought- reflection- study
  • Sentence: Please show consideration and silence your cell phone during the movie!
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particularly
particularly
  • Definition: [pahr TIK yooler lee] adv. To a great degree.
  • Synonym: especially- specifically
  • Sentence: Doctors say there are some risks with nose piercings, particularly in teenagers.
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vivid
vivid
  • Definition: [VIV id] adj. very bright; very clear.
  • Synonym: sharp- intense
  • Sentence: Polaroid cameras took the most vivid pictures in the 1980s.
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enthusiastically
enthusiastically
  • Definition: [en THOO zee AS tik lee] adv. With great interest.
  • Synonym: eagerly- excitedly- anxiously
  • Sentence: The cat, enthusiastically received news of the lottery win.
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precision
precision
  • Definition: [pri SIZH uhn] n. exactness or accuracy.
  • Synonym: perfection- neatness
  • Sentence: The car detailing service made sure that their work was done with great precision.
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accepted
accepted
  • Definition: [AK septed] v. receiving willingly.
  • Synonym: to enduring
  • Sentence: The Queen of England accepted the gift of an IPOD from the President and First Lady.
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except
except
  • Definition: [EKS sept] prep. With the exception of.
  • Synonym: feature - characteristic - attribute – property
  • Sentence: Chik-fil-A is open daily, except on Sundays.
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cognizant
cognizant
  • Definition: [kog NI zant] adj. knowledgeable of something.
  • Synonym: awareness- consciousness
  • Sentence: Teenagers who are cognizant of the dangers of smoking, rarely start.
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