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Spring Vocabulary #2. April 2, 2012. Assuage (uh swayj ). Definition. Sentence Use. After the long and bitter fight for control of the company, the new CEO felt that it was important to assuage the angry feelings of all the parties involved.

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spring vocabulary 2

SpringVocabulary #2

April 2, 2012

assuage uh swayj
Assuage(uh swayj)

Definition

Sentence Use

After the long and bitter fight for control of the company, the new CEO felt that it was important to assuage the angry feelings of all the parties involved.

The dying soldier’s pain was assuaged by the painkiller that the nurse gave him.

  • Ease or lessen; satisfy; soothe

Part of Speech

  • Verb

Source: Barron’s

assuage uh swayj1
Assuage(uh swayj)
  • Picture this:as Sue aged

Source: Barron’s

obliterate uh blit uh rayt
Obliterate(uh blit uh rayt)

Definition

Sentence Use

Rising sea levels threaten to obliterate many of the island nations of the world.

The meteor was obliterated when it collided with the Moon.

  • Destroy completely

Part of Speech

  • Verb

Source: Barron’s

obliterate uh blit uh rayt1
Obliterate(uh blit uh rayt)
  • Picture this: Ob letter Eight

Source: Barron’s

ambiguous am big yoo us
Ambiguous(am big yoo us)

Definition

Sentence Use

When writing an essay, try to avoid making ambiguous statements.

The language used in advertising is often deliberately ambiguous.

  • Unclear or doubtful in meaning

Part of Speech

  • Adjective

Source: Barron’s

ambiguous am big yoo us1
Ambiguous(am big yoo us)
  • Picture this:am big you us

Source: Barron’s

morose muh rohs
Morose(muhrohs)

Definition

Sentence Use

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Ruth refused to become morose; instead, she resolved to live the rest of her life to the fullest.

The ancient Greek philosopher Socrates believed that a person shouldn’t become morose, even when facing his or her own death.

  • Ill-humored; sullen

Part of Speech

  • Adjective

Source: Barron’s

morose muh rohs1
Morose(muhrohs)
  • Picture this:More rose

Source: Barron’s

mitigate mit ih gayt
Mitigate(mitihgayt)

Definition

Sentence Use

The government provided food subsidies to mitigate the effects of the depression on the poor.

Most medicines that can be bought over-the-counter only mitigate the effects of an ailment, they don’t cure the ailment itself.

  • Moderate; appease

Part of Speech

  • Verb

Source: Barron’s

mitigate mit ih gayt1
Mitigate(mitihgayt)
  • Picture this:mitt a gate

Source: Barron’s