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VOCABULARY 3-4. NONENTITY. NONENTITY: One of little or no importance. Freshmen sometimes feel like nonentities on campus. OUST. OUST: To Remove from a position of power. The king was ousted from his throne by an opposing force

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Nonentity one of little or no importance
NONENTITY: One of little or no importance

  • Freshmen sometimes feel like nonentities on campus



Oust to remove from a position of power
OUST: To Remove from a position of power

  • The king was ousted from his throne by an opposing force

  • The Egyptian President was ousted after 18 days of demonstartion



Peruse to read carefully
PERUSE: To read carefully

  • Always peruse the contract before signing it.

  • The students perused their notes before he test




Promontory
PROMONTORY water/air


Promontory a high point of land jutting into water
PROMONTORY: A high point of land Jutting into water water/air

  • The lighthouse was perched on a promontory


Recourse
RECOURSE water/air


Recourse to turn to for aid or safety
RECOURSE: To turn to for aid or safety water/air

After getting several driving tickets, the only recourse available to the teen was to get enrolled in a Driver’s Ed Program.


Residue
RESIDUE water/air


Residue something that is left over after part is removed
RESIDUE: something that is left over after part is removed water/air

  • The dishwashing detergent left a residue on the glasses


Solicitous
SOLICITOUS water/air


Solicitous full of concern anxious
SOLICITOUS: Full of concern, Anxious water/air

  • Parents are solicitous of their children’s welfare

  • Calpurnia was a solicitous housekeeper and always took good care of the Finch children.


Mishap
MISHAP water/air


Mishap an unfortunate accident
MISHAP: An unfortunate accident water/air

  • The mishap was caused by the distracted teen driver talking on the cell phone.


Instigate
INSTIGATE water/air


Instigate to cause trouble
INSTIGATE: To cause trouble water/air

  • The football player instigated a fight and received a penalty.


Perspective
PERSPECTIVE water/air


Perspective point of view
PERSPECTIVE: Point of view water/air

  • From my perspective, the decision to cancel school vacation was unfair.


Relevant
RELEVANT water/air


Relevant having to do with the matter being considered to the point
RELEVANT: having to do with the matter being water/airconsidered; to the point

  • The students were required to answer the question on the test using relevant details from the passage.


Vocabulary 3 4
ADO water/air


Ado fuss trouble or bother
ADO: Fuss, Trouble, or bother water/air

  • The actress was making much ado about nothing and delayed the play.

    “ Without further ado I present the stars of the show”….said the director of the play.


Apparition
Apparition water/air


Apparition1
Apparition water/air

  • The apparition appeared out of nowhere and scared me!


Assert
Assert water/air


Assert to state firmly
Assert: To state firmly water/air

  • Tom Robinson asserted that he was not guilty of the crime.