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Good News!. The next test will be on Tuesday, January 19. Therefore, there will only be 11 new words on the test! In other words, there will only be two categories. Week 1. Yippee! Words related to how wonderful! How exciting!. Ardent- adj. Full of passion and emotion
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Good News! • The next test will be on Tuesday, January 19. • Therefore, there will only be 11 new words on the test! In other words, there will only be two categories.
Week 1 • Yippee! • Words related to how wonderful! How exciting!
Ardent- adj • Full of passion and emotion • Only the most ardent of football fans braved the snow and bitter cold in the stands to cheer the team to victory!
Ebullient- adj • Filled with a bubbly excitement • On New Year’s Eve, ebullient party goers in Times Square ring in the New Year.
Effervescent- adj • Lively; full of uplifted spirit; vivacious • Champagne, which many people use to ring in the New Year, has an effervescent quality.
Fervent- adj • Filled with passion or intensity • At the New Year’s Day celebration, the speaker made a fervent appeal for all the attendants to go forth and do good works.
Zealous- adj • Filled with enthusiasm • A zealous Ravens’ fan, Jacquel got into a fist fight at lunch when someone questioned the superiority of her team.
Week 2 • HeeHaww • Words related to being stubborn
Dogmatic- adj • Strongly opinionated; bossy; no room for compromise • In the kennel, all the dogs were aware of the alpha dog from his dogmatic behavior, including growling and bared teeth.
Obdurate-adj • Resistant to persuasion or softening • Because the obdurate criminal refused to show any remorse, he was sentenced to the death penalty.
Recalcitrant- adj • Stubborn; disobedient; defiant • Recalcitrant until the bitter the end, the child wound up spending the night in time out.
Resolve-noun • Firmness; determination • The boxer’s resolve allowed him to endure broken noses and ringing ears in order to hit the big time.
Unwavering-adj • Firm and determined • Unwavering in his resolve, the boxer withstood every bloody blow to his already reconstructed face.