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  1. Vocab8 Voc 8

  2. verb ASPIRE To hope to achieve; to seek a goal Link: retire Aspirationnoun Jim ASPIRED to RETIRE early and become a man of leisure. Voc 8

  3. noun citadel A fortress overlooking a city; a stronghold Link: sit well It pays to SIT WELL on the edge of a CITADEL. Voc 8

  4. adj obtuse Insensitive; block-headed, slow in compression Link: noose Don’t be OBTUSE, the thief gets the NOOSE, not the horse. Voc 8

  5. verb scrutinize To look very carefully; to examine Link: screw eyes scrutinynoun US custom official have SCREWEYES when they SCRUTINIZE baggage. Voc 8

  6. noun doldrums A period or condition of depression or inactivity Link: doll drums All covered with dust, the DOLL DRUMS were in DOLDRUMS. Voc 8

  7. adj congenial Pleasant to be around; social, agreeable Link: congenialitynoun jeans Folks in JEANS are very CONGENIAL. Voc 8

  8. noun Consensus General agreement Link: sends us We are in CONSENSUS, this guy SENDS US. Voc 8

  9. verb blather To talk nonsensically Link: lather Karen and Allison BLATHERED until their mouths LATHERED. Voc 8

  10. noun fjord A long narrow inlet from the sea between steep cliffs or hills Link: ford FORDS in a FJORD. Voc 8

  11. Noun/verb MARTYR Someone willing to sacrifice and even give his/her life for a cause; also one who pretends suffering to gain sympathy Link: harder martyrdomnoun It’s HARDER to be a MARTYR! Christ was martyred on the cross. Voc 8

  12. Vocab8

  13. Greek + Latin WORD PARTS Know these, know 1000’s! Voc 8

  14. Word Roots: Your chart Voc 8

  15. Word Roots: Your chart Voc 8

  16. Word Roots: Your chart Voc 8

  17. GUM This week Vocab8

  18. Vocab8 Quick quiz Voc 8

  19. 1. To talk nonsensically Voc 8

  20. 2. General agreement Voc 8

  21. 3. A period or condition of depression or inactivity Voc 8

  22. 4. Pleasant to be around Voc 8

  23. 5. A fortress overlooking a city Voc 8

  24. 6. Something one hopes to achieve Voc 8

  25. 7. To look very carefully Voc 8

  26. 8. Insensitive; block headed Voc 8

  27. 9. A long narrow inlet from the sea between steep cliffs or hills Voc 8

  28. 10. Someone willing to give their life for a cause Voc 8

  29. WORD PARTS 11. HETERO [root] Voc 8

  30. WORD PARTS 12. POD [root] Voc 8

  31. WORD PARTS 13. HOMO [root] Voc 8

  32. WORD PARTS 14. Varied or different in structure Voc 8

  33. WORD PARTS 15. Device with 3 legs Voc 8

  34. WORD PARTS 16. Having similar makeup, elements Voc 8

  35. WORD PARTS 17. Fear of others or of homosexuals Voc 8

  36. WORD PARTS 18. One-footed platform Voc 8

  37. WORD PARTS 19. Killing a member of human species Voc 8

  38. Answers1 6. aspire 7. scrutinize 8. obtuse 9. fjord 10. martyr 1. blather 2. consensus 3. doldrums 4. congenial 5. citadel Voc 8

  39. Answers3 11. different/other 12. foot 13. same/alike 14. heterogeneous 15. tripod 16. homogeneous 17. homophobia 18. podium 19. homicide Voc 8

  40. Vocab8 RELATED WORDS

  41. Vocab8 1. Fill in the word. 2. Then change the form of the word to fit the sentence.

  42. If you _______ to be happy, you WILL!I have many ________ to be happy.

  43. aspire If you _______ to be happy, you WILL!I have many ________ to be happy. aspirations

  44. ________ makes you popular. _______ people are more popular.

  45. ________ makes you popular. _______ people are more popular. Congeniality Congenial

  46. Pablo’s ______ of my tattoo sent me… Pablo ______ my tattoo and sent me to Burrell.

  47. Pablo’s ______ of my tattoo sent me… Pablo ______ my tattoo and sent me to Burrell. scrutiny scrutinized

  48. She acts as if she thinks she’s a _____.She thinks she’s always experiencing _________.

  49. She acts as if she thinks she’s a _____.She thinks she’s always experiencing _________. martyr martyrdom

  50. Lennie is one ____ character!Lennie’s ______ makes him lovable.