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Vocabulary. February 26, 2013. Insubordination: The act of being deliberately disobedient. Because he refused to take out his book, he earned a detention for insubordination. Accountable: responsible to someone or for some action OR answerable OR able to be explained

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february 26 2013
February 26, 2013
  • Insubordination: The act of being deliberately disobedient.
    • Because he refused to take out his book, he earned a detention for insubordination.
  • Accountable: responsible to someone or for some action OR answerable OR able to be explained
    • You will be accountable for the work, whether you are here or not.
march 5 2013
March 5, 2013
  • Reprehensible: Worthy of or deserving blame
    • Example: His crime was so reprehensible that no punishment seemed to be too severe.
  • Innate: Existing within the individual before his birth, rather than developing over time because of life experience.
    • Example: He had an innate love of music, which was not extinguished by his athletic upbringing.
march 14 2013
March 14, 2013
  • Monotonous: never varied; repetitiously dull; Uttered or sounded in one repeated tone; unvaried in pitch.
    • The professor’s monotonous voice put nearly everyone in the class to sleep.
  • Desecrate: To destroy the sanctity or beauty of a holy or solemn place, object, event, or moment.
    • Ex: The hoodlums were punished for desecrating the gravestones of the fallen soldiers.
march 20 2013
March 20, 2013
  • Accentuate: To give prominence to, emphasize, or intensify OR to pronounce with a stress or accent
    • Ex: The blush that she added to her face accentuated her beautiful cheek bones.
  • Prominent: Standing out so as to be seen easily; eye-catching; particularly noticeable
    • Ex: His most prominent feature is his deep blue eyes.
march 26 2013
March 26, 2013
  • Unanimous: Sharing the same opinion; being fully in agreement
    • Example: The vote to elect Bobby as the class president was unanimous.
  • Capricious: Unpredictable, guided by chance or by sudden flights or fancy.
    • Ex: Her capricious behavior made her a delightful spontaneous, but unreliable friend.

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april 2 2013
April 2, 2013
  • Elaborate: Involving many carefully arranged parts or details; detailed and complicated in design and planning; Add more detail concerning what has already been said
    • Example: To earn full credit for the question; you have to elaborate on your answer.
  • Manipulative: Characterized by unscrupulous control of a situation or person; Of or relating to manipulation of an object or part of the body
    • Example: He was so manipulative that he was able to convince his mother to let him go out despite the fact he was grounded.
april 11 2013
April 11, 2013
  • Cognizant: Aware of
    • He was cognizant of the consequences he would face for being late again.
  • Consequence: the effect, result, or outcome of something occurring earlier.
    • As a consequence for staying out late last week, Johnny is grounded this week.
april 16 2013
April 16, 2013
  • Laconic: Using few words; concise
    • This well thought out, laconic reply proved that he really understood the concept.
  • Impertinent: Offensively bold; rude; irrelevant.
    • Because of his impertinent behavior, Kate spent the week in detention.
april 23 2013
April 23, 2013
  • Audacious: Bold, daring, contemptuous of conventional restraints.
    • Ex: Although it was sometimes offensive, Paul approached every new situation with an audacious attitude.
  • Contrite: Thoroughly sorry for a wrongdoing.
    • Ex: He apologized, but in no way did he seem contrite for his actions.
april 30 2013
April 30, 2013
  • Introspection: The examination of one’s own thoughts and feelings.
    • After a long introspection, Courtney decided that she would go to Harvard University instead of Lackawanna College.
  • Altruistic: Unselfishly concerned about others.
    • Ex: She showed that she was altruistic when she volunteered to help the homeless even though she was not rewarded at all for it.

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