WORLD LITERATURE MS. FITZVocabulary Level E Unit 1

WORLD LITERATURE MS. FITZVocabulary Level E Unit 1

WORLD LITERATURE MS. FITZVocabulary Level E Unit 1

WEEKLY SYLLABUS August 20-24, 2012 WEEKLY SYLLABUS MONDAY Hand back papers, work on essays (finish intros, body

paragraphs) ***HOMEWORK TONIGHT***-Check out Fitzs blog study Vocabulary Unit1 TUESDAYWork in class on self-editing session ROUND 1and love it . ***STUDY VOCABULARY UNIT 1Story due on FridayQuiz on Friday WEDNESDAYType up rough draft with revisionsprepare for Peer Editing

***HW: Work on vocabulary story and study vocabulary unit 1 THURSDAYPeer Editing SessionUnit 1 Vocabulary Review FRIDAY---Vocabulary Unit 1 Quiz Collect Vocabulary Unit 1 Stories Hand out Fitz passes

Finalize paperself-edit.prepare to turn in final draft on Monday at the end of the period. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ADULTERATE

(v)to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value. SYNONYMS: contaminate, pollute, sully ANTONYMS: purify, purge, expurgate

AMBIDEXTROUS (adj) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritcal SYNONYMS: versatile, flexible ANTONYMS: clumsy, all thumbs

AUGMENT (v) to make larger, increase SYNONYMS: supplement, amplify ANTONYMS: decrease, diminish

BEREFT (adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss SYNONYM: bereaved

ANTONYM: replete, well provided DEPLOY (v) To position or arrange; to utilize; to form up

SYNONYMS: station, organize DOUR (adj) stern, unyielding, gloomy, illhumored SYNONYMS: harsh, bleak, forbidding,

saturnine ANTONYMS: cheery, inviting, genial FORTITUDE (n) Courage in facing difficulties

SYNONYMS: resolve, steadfastness, mettle ANTONYMS: fearfulness, faintheartedness

GAPE (v) To stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide SYNONYM: ogle

GIBE (v) To utter taunting words; (n) an expression of scorn SYNONYMS: to ridicule, to mock ANTONYMS: compliment, praise

GUISE (n) An external appearance, cover, mask SYNONYMS: costume, semblance, pretense

INSIDIOUS (adj) intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous SYNONYMS: cunning, dastardly,

perfidious ANTONYMS: frank, ingenuous, aboveboard INTIMATION

(n) A hint, indirect suggestion SYNONYMS: clue, inkling OPULENT (adj) wealthy, luxurious; ample;

grandiose SYNONYMS: rich, plentiful, abundant ANTONYMS: poverty-stricken, wretched, destitute

PLIABLE (adj) easily bent, flexible; easily influenced SYNONYMS: adaptable, resilient ANTONYMS: inflexible, recalcitrant

REITERATE (v) To say again SYNONYMS: restate, capitulate

STOLID (adj) not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive SYNONYMS: impassive, phlegmatic ANTONYMS: emotional, oversensitive

TENTATIVE (adj) experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant SYNONYMS: provisional, inconclusive

ANTONYMS: conclusive, confirmed UNKEMPT (adj) not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude

SYNONYMS: sloppy, disordered, rough ANTONYMS: well-groomed, tidy VERBATIM (adj, adv) word for word; exactly as

written or spoken SYNONYMS: exact, precisely ANTONYMS: paraphrased WARILY

(adv) cautiously, with great care SYNONYMS: prudently, gingerly ANTONYMS: recklessly, heedlessly, incautiously

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