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Vocab. BY: Kia W. . LAMBASTE . Verb attack, usually with words, criticize, usually harshly Little sally was very upset while watching her mother lambaste her dad for staying out too late. Impasse. Noun A situation in which no progress is possible .

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vocab

Vocab

BY: Kia W.

lambaste
LAMBASTE
  • Verb
  • attack, usually with words, criticize, usually harshly
  • Little sally was very upset while watching her mother lambaste her dad for staying out too late.
impasse
Impasse
  • Noun
  • A situation in which no progress is possible.
  • Mikes car broke down in the middle of nowhere, cars passed him constantly as this impasse got worse.
jargon
Jargon
  • Noun
  • Slang
  • As Alison and Miley spoke about her beautiful hair, Alison’s grandfather was puzzled by the jargon they were using.
deter
Deter
  • Verb
  • Prevent, block
  • People who care about others well being make signs such to deter adolescent from drinking.
tenuous
Tenuous
  • Adjective
  • Weak, thin
  • Tiffany left her fiancé at the alter because of the tenuous relationship they were having, she needed to be free of it.
vigorous
Vigorous
  • Adjective
  • Energetic, powerful
  • The young kids were so vigorous because of their new bed set, they played all day until it was time to go to bed.
amity
Amity
  • Noun
  • Friendship
  • The amity between these girls had been broken after a boy came in the picture.
gravitas
Gravitas
  • Noun
  • High seriousness
  • Diddy’s gravitas attitude could be the fuel that helps his career.
emphatic
Emphatic
  • Adjective
  • Assertive, confident
  • Carrie Bradshaw looked very emphatic as she walked down the street in her new outfit.
vehement
Vehement
  • Adjective
  • Showing strong feeling
  • Traci and Claire's first kiss was vehement compared to the way they kissed their old lovers.
preeminent
Preeminent
  • Adjective
  • Superior, outstanding, above the rest
  • Mikes grades were preeminent so his mother took him out to eat that night.
resurgence
Resurgence
  • Noun
  • Rebirth
  • People in church spoke about the resurgence of Jesus every Sunday.