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  1. Words: The Power Within Lesson 8 – Making Sense of Things

  2. AUDI • Audible • Audi + ible (able) • Literal definition – able to hear • Dictionary definition – (adj) able to be heard • The audible laughter was distracting to the speaker as he delivered his speech.

  3. AUDI • Audience • Audi + ence (act of) • Literal definition – act of hearing • Dictionary definition – (n) the assembled spectators or listeners at a public event, such as a play, movie, concert, or meeting • The audience enjoyed the performance and gave the singer a standing ovation.

  4. AUDI - HEAR • Audio • Dictionary definition – (n) sound, especially when recorded, transmitted, or reproduced • The poor audio in the video made it difficult to understand what was being said.

  5. SCOP • Periscope • Peri (around) + scop • Literal definition – look around • Dictionary definition – (n) an instrument by which an observer, usually in a submerged submarine or behind a high wall, can see things that are otherwise out of sight • The soldier used his periscope to see over the wall and locate the enemy.

  6. SCOP • Scope • Dictionary definition – (v) to look at carefully; (n) a range of view or action • The bodyguard scoped the audience looking for any signs of danger. • Changing the schedule was beyond the scope of his abilities, so he was stuck with what he had.

  7. SCOP - LOOK • Telescope • Tele (far, distant) + scop • Literal definition – look far • Dictionary definition – (n) an optical instrument designed to make distant objects seem nearer • The most powerful telescope can make objects millions of miles away seem close.

  8. SPECT (SPIC) • Despicable • De (down, away, from) + spic • Dictionary definition – (adj) literally, to look down upon; deserving hatred or contempt • Your actions were despicable, and they may never forgive you for what you did.

  9. SPECT (SPIC) • Inspect • In (in, into) + spect • Dictionary definition – (v) literally, to look into; to look at closely, usually to assess the condition or discover problems or shortcomings • We inspected the car before we bought it to make sure it didn’t have any problems.

  10. SPECT (SPIC) – LOOK, WATCH • Spectator • Spect + or (one who) • Literal definition – one who watches • Dictionary definition – (n) a person who watches a game, show, or other event

  11. TACT (TANG, TIG) • Contact • Con (together, with) + tact • Literal definition – touch together • Dictionary definition – (n) a state of physical touching; (v) to communicate, usually to give or receive information • If that plant makes contact with your skin, it might leave a red mark. • Please contact me if you need further instructions.

  12. TACT (TANG, TIG) • Intact • In (not) + tact • Literal definition – not touched • Dictionary definition – (adj) not damaged in any way; complete; untouched • Luckily, our house was still intact after the tornado passed.

  13. TACT (TANG, TIG) - TOUCH • Tangible • Tang + ible (able) • Literal definition – able to be touched • Dictionary definition – (adj) able to be touched; perceptible by touch; clear and definite • You need to show tangible proof, like a receipt or note, if you are going to convince me you were really at the doctor yesterday.

  14. VID (VIS) • Evident • E (out) + vid + ent (that which) • Literal definition – that which sees out • Dictionary definition – (adj) plain or obvious; clearly seen or understood • It is evident that you didn’t read your book because you can’t answer even the most basic questions about it.

  15. VID (VIS) • Video • Vid • Literal definition – see • Dictionary definition – (n) the system of recording, reproducing, or broadcasting moving visual images on or from videotape • We watched a video on diagramming sentences in grammar class. It was the best video ever!

  16. VID (VIS) - SEE • Visible • Vis + ible (able) • Literal definition – able to see • Dictionary definition – (adj) able to be seen • Visible signs of sickness might include red eyes and pale-colored skin.