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Vocabulary Word Wheel Week 5

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Vocabulary Definition 1) Aptitude (n.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 2) Chronic (adj.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 3) Cower (v.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 4) Endure (v.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 5) Giddy (adj.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 6) Gossamer (n.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 7) Harrowing
(adj.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 8) Irascible (adj.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 9) Laconic (adj.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology Definition 10) Queue (n.) Image Synonyms Antonyms Sentence Etymology 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3 capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent. Readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence. http://enigmaticmind.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/aptitude_test.gif knowledge, method, ingenuity lack, unskillful The swimmer can lap the pool 100 times. I guess being in the water is his aptitude Comes from the early 15th century word "aptitude" which means tendency and likelihood. It comes from a Middle French word. Constant; habitual; inveterate http://www.desiclinic.com/roman/images/urdugif/description/chronic-mountain-sickness-in-urdu-280.jpg ceaseless, constant, confirmed curable, temporary, occasional Nancy has lupus, which is a chronic illness. She will have to live with her sickness for the rest of her life. Comes from the Greek word "khronikos" which means "of time". Originated in the early 15th century. to crouch, as in fear or shame http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/075/0/1/cower_by_nintechno1-d3bsyn1.jpg cringe, crouch, draw-back stretch, stand, come forward Drew cowered in fear when the building collapsed all around him; he didn't want to get hurt. Comes from the Middle Low German word "kuren" which means "lie in wait". Originated in 1300. To hold out against; sustain without impairment or yielding; undergo http://s3.amazonaws.com/wootsaleimages/Willing_to_endure_scientific_researchwu9Detail.png allow, patience, bear pass, quit, despise Kate endured school with the vision of a bright future ahead of her. Comes from Old French word "endurer" which means "to undergo or suffer". Originated in the early 14th century. dizzy; frivolous and lighthearted http://www.cityprofile.com/forum/attachments/national-politics-debate/40034d1320247078-perry%E2%80%99s-giddy-speech-raises-eyebrows-questions-giddy_kitty.jpg brainless, bubbleheaded, ditzy calm, careful, sensible Sally was giddy when she saw the clown; she could not stop laughing at his funny red nose. Comes from the Old English word meaning "elated". Originated in the 1540's. a fine, filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air in calm weather, especially in autumn http://images.yourdictionary.com/images/definitions/lg/gossamer.jpg fine, delicate, airy heavy, coarse, thick Kate instantly turned into a ninja when she stepped on the gossamer; she hates spiders and cobwebs. Originated in 1300. Gossamer comes from the word "sommertrad" which means "summer thread". Originated in Sweden. extremely disturbing or distracting. I found this disturbing... https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTVmaOC4IX0v_JXUeTWlzBr9AJEUpugzZ4z37UfO5hfInoi45SO agonizing, alarming, chilling calming, pleasant, peaceful Getting a shot at the doctor's office is a harrowing sight for Kate. She hates seeing blood. Home of the word unknown. Comes from the word meaning "extremely distressing, painful". Originated in 1799. easily provoked to anger; very irritable http://www.parentspartner.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/angry-girl.jpg irritable, crabby, grouchy happy, cheerful, calm Kate is very irascible when someone wakes her up; she likes to sleep. Comes from the late 14th century, Middle French word. using few words; expressing much in few words; concise http://freetestprep.net/images/dictionary/laconic-larry.jpg brief, hasty, to the point lengthy, long Mark is very antisocial. When he is asked a question, he is laconic in reply. Originated in the 1580s. Comes from the Greek word "Lakonikos", which means concise and abrupt. a braid of hair worn hanging down behind. A file or line, especially of people waiting their turn. http://www.itp.net/images/content/582151/article/7398-queue_article.jpg file, line disorganization There was a long queue of customers in Subway during lunch hour. 1927 British word meaning "to stand in line".
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