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Farnsworth Vocab

By: Sean Geraets

Sean Geraets

on 21 February 2013

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AP 11 Vocab
Sean Geraets Lament Cacophony Week 1 Bulwark Austere Aloof Cerebral loud, painful sounds to listen to The coughing children made a cacophony of sound a smart person, the brain Bob was a cerebral person and used many big words. a strong wall, or something used for defense The lineman was a bulwark meant to protect the quarterback. Incongruous Chattel Connoisseur Expunge The F was expunged from his permanent record. to erase from existence someone who knows a lot about art and taste The man was a connoisseur when it comes to wine. something that doesn't fit in with the surroundings The sniper's ghillie suit was incongruous Week 2 Asunder to tear apart Migratory constant movement Forbear to prevent oneself from doing Evade to dodge or retreat Incite to provoke Roster a list of players Efface to remove or erase Impede to get in the way of Procrastinate to leave something to do for later Trenchant pointed, sharp, or hurtful The Saxxons, Goths, and Vandals were migratory tribes I often forbear from doing my homework I often procrastinate whenever I need to do chores. The quarterback evaded the lineman Week 3 Reminisce Histrionic Quixotic Arduous Beleaguer Dulcet Porcine Opportune Milieu Bludgeon to think about something from the past The retired man reminisced about his days in the military too dramatic troublesome, hard calming Christmas songs are dulcet for some people pig-like The clock was porcine at the right moment The day of the test was not an opportune moment to study the material the surrounding area His name was not on the roster. servant, an item that can be moved, or owned The bank had a chattel mortgage on the family car Public libraries used to be austere places bare, or plain to feel sadness, or regret He lamented the death of his uncle disengaged, or disinterested My cat often becomes aloof when I get home from school The earth was torn asunder during the earthquake To prevent himself from being captured, he effaced the evidence against him The wrestler incited a fight from his opponent The cop impeded the speeding driver Some insects have trenchant claws to grasp their prey fantastic, unrealistic She was a quixotic mixture of illusion and reality Traveling across the country is a very arduous task His version of the accent was histrionic annoy, bother, block The many diseases that beleaguer large farmers, aren't likely to hurt small gardeners Only he knows the milieu that he grew up in bat or club The knight was killed by a bludgeon Askew angled Enrage to cause anger, or rage Cubism an art form shown by geometric shapes like cubes Ballistics observing projectiles' flight Ambiance mood of your surroundings Cranny a crack or hole in a wall or cliff Lassitude tiredness, lazy Propulsive moving quickly, pushed forward Girth the measure around something Coterie a group of amigos The painting needed to be moved because it was askew. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://manolomen.com/images/christopher-walken-in-askew-bow-tie.jpg Cubism is a very odd style of painting Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/art_movements/art%20movements/cubism/picasso_cubism.jpg The old man become enraged after the prank. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://images.yourdictionary.com/images/definitions/lg/enrage.jpg Week 4 The bullet was propelled forward when the gun was shot. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 13 February 2013. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ec/Armadillo_Aerospace_Pixel_Hover.jpg/330px-Armadillo_Aerospace_Pixel_Hover.jpg He attempted to hide in the cranny. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://extreme-couponing-tips.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/nook-or-cranny.jpg Ballistic missiles are an advanced technology that is used in wars. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://www.beaudaniels.com/Technical-images/ballistics.jpg The restaurant had a nice ambiance. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://nmmf.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/z_jimmysfamous_ambiance_1.jpg Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://files.myopera.com/rtjin/albums/315918/thumbs/lassitude.jpg_thumb.jpg His coterie of friends was very small. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://anewatlantis.com/wp-content/uploads/group_of_friends.jpg The dragon had a large girth Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 14 February 2013. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/98/Girth_(PSF).png Week 5 Gossamer cobwebs, light fabric Giddy Queue Chronic continuing for a long time Aptitude ability to learn, natural ability Harrowing Cower hide in fear Irascible Laconic Endure He had an aptitude for football. Digital Images. Google Images. Web. 20 February 2013. http://marshalbajaj.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/aptitude_test.gif angered easily Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 20 February 2013. http://lordgrumpy.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/lordgrumpy1.jpg The Hulk is irascible. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 20 February 2013. http://mw2.google.com/mw-panoramio/photos/medium/78526824.jpg The bird broke through the spider's gossamer. Digital Image. Google Images. Web. 20 February 2013. http://froshvocab.pbworks.com/f/cower.jpg Milhouse cowered in fear when the bullies came near him. a line Digital Image. Google Image. Web. 20 February 2013. http://www.itp.net/images/content/582151/article/7398-queue_article.jpg The man had to wait in a queue while he was at the bank. Digital Image. Google Image. Web. 20 February 2013. http://sweetclipart.com/multisite/sweetclipart/files/infinity_black.png He got a chronic headache when he hit his head
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