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SY:2011-2012 ACT/PSAE Action Words. Mr. Gibson Classes Defining & Utilizing Action Words in Contextual Settings Week 19: Feb 27 – Mar 02 Two-thousand & twelve. Week 19: Feb. 27 – Mar. 02. SY: 2011-2012 PSAE/ACT Action Words. Good morning! Good morning ladies & gentlemen!.

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Sy 2011 2012 act psae action words

SY:2011-2012 ACT/PSAE Action Words

Mr. Gibson Classes

Defining & Utilizing

Action Words in Contextual Settings

Week 19: Feb 27 – Mar 02 Two-thousand & twelve


Sy 2011 2012 psae act action words

Week 19: Feb. 27 – Mar. 02

SY: 2011-2012PSAE/ACTAction Words

Good morning!

Good morning ladies & gentlemen!


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  • Please open your PSAE Vocabulary Journals provided to you this morning by your Advisory Teacher.


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  • The PSAE/ACT “action” words to the left are to be entered into your journal.

  • Prosperity

  • Provocative

  • Prudent

  • Querulous


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  • Prosperity – an economic state of growth with rising profits and full or near-full employment.

  • Provocative – serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate. A stimulating discussion or exciting controversy.

  • Prudent – careful and sensible decisions or actions; marked by sound judgment.

  • Querulous – habitually complaining.


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An economic state of growth with rising profits and full or near-full employment.

Prosperity

pross-PAIR-itty

“The nation’s wealth and _____________ depends upon a steady growth in jobs and economic opportunities.”


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Prosper (v) – And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die. The Second Jungle Book by Kipling, Rudyard

Prospering (v) - She said, "All things are prospering with me, and I have only one wish, that there may be a heavy fall of rain, in order that the plants may be well watered. Fables by Aesop

Prosperous (adj) - Most of the characters that perform in this book still live, and are prosperous and happy. Tom Sawyer by Twain, Mark

An economic state of growth with rising profits and full or near-full employment.

Prosperity

pross-PAIR-itty

Url web-site source for use of word variants: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/


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serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate. A stimulating discussion or exciting controversy.

Provocative

pro-VOK-ah-tiv

“The artistic sculpture was considered to be quite _____________ artistically as the debate raged between the two ideas: it was a great sculpture and it was merely a rock.”


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Provocatively (adv) – As soon as the provocatively merry strains of music began to sound, all the doorways of the ballroom were suddenly filled with men on one side and the women on the other- who with beaming faces had come to dance. War and Peace by Tolstoy, Leo

Provocativeness (n) - What if her rebelliousness--her excesses, provocativeness, and belligerence--are not of a frustrated and ostensibly feminist refusal to conform, but rather the beginnings of a mental illness? From bad girl to mad girl: British female celebrity, reality ... by Bell, Emma / Genders

serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate. A stimulating discussion or exciting controversy.

Provocative

pro-VOK-ah-tiv

Url web-site source for use of word variants: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/


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careful and sensible decisions or actions; marked by sound judgment.

Prudent

PRU-dent

“Do you really think it to be __________ for you to spend all of your money and not save any for possible emergencies?”


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Prudently (adv) – John Dashwood now had time to consider how much there might prudently be within his power to do for them. Sense and Sensibility by Austen, Jane

Prudence (n) – Prudence dictates that if you take care of your pennies and nickels, the dollars will take care of themselves.

Prudency (n)- The European Commission is already monitoring the euro zone economies to demonstrate the necessary prudency in fiscal support measures. Gaping hole in public finances by Cyprus Mail (Cyprus)

careful and sensible decisions or actions; marked by sound judgment.

Prudent

PRU-dent

Url web-site source for use of word variants: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/


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Habitually complaining

Querulous

KWHERE-ooh-luss

“The tone of her voice was quite _____________ as her lips became pouty and she put here hands on her hips in protest while stamping her foot.”


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Querulously (adv) – "It's all very fine to say this and that," Mildred remarked querulously, "but it's jolly difficult for a girl to earn her living by herself; it doesn't make it any easier when she's got a baby. Of Human Bondage by Maugham, W. Somerset

Querulousness (n)- He realized now that, even though it had moved his pity, Claire's querulousness had offended something in him. Uneasy Money by Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville

Habitually complaining.

Querulous

KWHERE-ooh-luss

Url web-site source for use of word variants: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/


prosperity

provocative

prudent

querulous

“Your protestation is not convincing.” Dr. Milano remarked. “In fact, you sound more whiney, child-like, even ___________ in your response.”

Charon’s grey sharp eyes narrowed. “Do you think it _________ Dr. Milano? I mean a human trying to provoke an Elomite?”

Milano spread his hands and shrugged his shoulders. “I don’t argue your powers and am not trying to be ___________ and thus move you to anger. However, the way things ended for you and the Grigori six millenia ago I merely wish to suggest your current approach will afford you any _____________ when it comes to being successful this time around.”


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