Vocabulary Week 22

Vocabulary Week 22

VOCABULARY WEEK OF 3/12 3/16 Goal: Learn a new word, its part of speech, and how to use it correctly in an original sentence. Vocabulary Word of the Day Monday, 3/12 stoic

Even from a young age the girl was stoic; if the news bothered her, she showed no indication. Please guess the definition able to endure pain or hardship without showing feelings or complaining stoic is an adjective synonyms: unemotional, calm

antonym: emotional Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day livid He was livid at being uninvited to the birthday party.

The car crash had left him with no broken bones, but he did have livid bruises on his body from the trauma of the impact. Please guess the definition furiously angry (emotion) OR dark bluish gray in color livid is an adjective synonyms: furious OR discolored antonym: peaceful Now please write a sentence with context clues and

where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day Tuesday, 3/13 nonchalant She gave a nonchalant shrug when I asked her if she was nervous before her big presentation. I figured she must have

rehearsed her speech a lot if she could be so calm right before it. Please guess the definition (of a person or manner) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm nonchalant is an adjective synonyms: composed, cool antonym: anxious Now please write a sentence with context clues and where

the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day ascertain Despite asking all of the witnesses and investigating the scene of the accident, they couldnt yet ascertain what was the cause.

Please guess the definition find (something) out for certain; make sure of ascertain is a verb synonyms: discover, deduce antonym: overlook Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly.

REVIEW THESE WORDS FOR FRIDAYS QUIZ ascertain nonchalant livid stoic irreparable

astray prosperous improvident flourish Vocabulary Word of the Day Wednesday, 3/14 bequeath

Many high schools have the informal tradition of seniors bequeathing various memories or sentimental items to underclassmen upon their graduation. Please guess the definition pass (something) on or leave (something) to someone else bequeath is a verb synonyms: hand down, pass on

antonym: keep Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day converge Upon hearing the call of free pizza, all of the

freshmen converged in the commons. Please guess the definition to come together or unite for a purpose converge is a verb synonyms: come together, meet antonym: scatter Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly.

Vocabulary Word of the Day Friday, 3/16 scrupulous The scientists knew the findings would shock the public, so they made sure to carry out their research with scrupulous attention to detail so that people would be more likely to believe them.

Please guess the definition (of a person or process) diligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to details; very concerned to avoid doing wrong scrupulous is an adjective synonyms: careful OR honest antonym: careless OR deceitful Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly.

Vocabulary Word of the Day uncanny As she walked through the basement of the old house, she had an uncanny feeling she was being watched. Please guess the definition

strange or mysterious, especially in an unsettling way uncanny is an adjective synonyms: eerie, unnatural antonym: normal Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly.

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