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Farnsworth Vocab

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Mikaela Lighty

on 18 April 2013

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AP VOCAB weeks 1-15 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 5 Week 6 Week 4 Week 7 Bulwark Defensive wall The teammates were a bulwark for their goalie. Austere Stern The father was very austere with his child. Aloof Distant; not being there fully Cerebral relating it to the brain; Smart person She was aloof in class The boy was cerebral. Lament regretting something I lament not saying goodbye to my great grandma before she passed away, Cacophony Loud noise The pan crashing to the ground was cacophony. Incongruous not fitting in The monkey was incongruous in the lion's den. Chattel movable easily The cattle was Mr. Jones' chattel Connoisseur Expert Mark, my dad's friend, is a connoisseur on wine, Expunge erase The Mr. Clean sponge, expunged the nasty stove stains.. Roster List of names for a certain group The coach took attendance on the roster Procrastinate stall for a long period of time Most high schoolers procrastinate on projects Asunder tear something apart The stepmother asunder the young lovers Incite to fight Young Goodman Brown tried to incite himself to keep his religious aspects. Evade avoid something/run away Rachel evades helping picking up dog messes. Efface to rub away I effaced the face of my drawing because it looked like Lady Gaga. Impede To delay The school was impeded for two hours because of the weather conditions. Trenchant sarcastic The audience member made many trenchant remarks about the previous jazz choir; they were clearly not that impressive. Forbear To be patient The little girl was forbear while waiting for her mother's checkup to be done. Fourberr y pie. Get it? Haha! Migratory Wandering Cows are migratory animals. Reminisce Reenacting the past The old NFL quarterback, never got over the horrid throw, and kept reminiscing it for years. Reminiscing a war. Histrionic Overreacting Always, girls are histrionic with every dramatic event. Quixotic Impractical, idiotic Many readers are attracted to quixotic love stories, rather than realistic romance. Arduous HARD The sun is very arduous on Candice because she has a very light skin color. Beleaguer The feeling of going to be attacked Goodman Brown had evil beleaguering him. Dog surrounded by monkeys Dulcet Soothing The opera vocalist had a very dulcet voice. Porcine resemblance of a pig After eating all day for Thanksgiving dinner, the family had a porcine figure Opportune Occurring at the perfect time George felt the the opportune moment had come to ask Leona to marry him. Milieu surrounding After a long, weary journey in Europe, America felt out of my Milieu. Bludge to hurt The policewoman had to bludgeoned on an inmate. Askew Crooked Harry Potter's glasses were askewed on his face. Flood, Alison. "JK Rowling Reveals She Nearly Killed off Ron Weasley." The Guardian. Guardian News and Media, 31 Oct. 2011. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Cubism geometric forms used in art My good friend made a painting using cubism. "Cubism - The First Style of Abstract Art." Cubism. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Enrage anger Lord Voldemort was enraged when he found out he could not kill Harry Potter. "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Harry and Voldemort." Harry and Voldemort. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Propulsive having the power to push forward The only way you can forget about something is to be propulsive. "The Rebelution: Keep Moving Forward." The Rebelution RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Cranny Small opening The leprechaun are able to go through any crannies "Leprechaun." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 02 Aug. 2013. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Ballistics Study of flight or dynamics Harry Potter's wand has ballistic magic; it is visible to the eye. "Review: Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part II." Flixist. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Ambiance Mood The ambiance in the Harry Potter series are intense, funny, and romantic (some what). "Gilderoy Lockhart." Gilderoy Lockhart. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Lassitude weariness; tired Harry Potter was lassitude after his fight with Lord Voldemort "Cinematical Movie Club: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." The Moviefone Blog. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Coterie A circle of friends Harry Potter has a big coterie, of fans and friends, at Hogwarts. "Hogwarts Harry Potter." Harry Potter. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Girth Measurement around something I measured my win-prizing, large pumpkin's girth. "Farewell to the 2008 NC State Fair." About.com Raleigh-Durham. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Gossamer Something delicate, light, shinny, and flimsy. The two-year old girl was dancing gossamer across the kitchen floor. Abbott, Dustin. "Gossamer (Mother's Day 2012)." Web log post. Http://www.flickr.com/photos/thousandwordimages/7187844986/. Thousand Word Images, 2012. Web. Aptitude Natural Ability James Morris has had a champion's Aptitude for football since High School. "Iowa Hawkeyes." Bleacher Report. N.p., 04 Feb. 2010. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Irascible Easily Angered! Jeff did not get what he wanted for his birthday and he became irascible "This Just In: Apple Is A whining, screaming child." Finally Hear. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Giddy Light-headed, sensation Marley was giddy after her first kiss. "Thread: New Basketball Practice Facility." CAAZone RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Cower Cringe in fear The dog cowers underneath the table after it is punish "Sermon for Lent 3 C, 2007, Luke 13:1-9; Isaiah 55:1-9." Steven Kurtzs Blog. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Queue Line My friend and I waited in a queue in go into a Justin Bieber concert. "The First Annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival | Ireallylikefood." The First Annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival | Ireallylikefood. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Chronic Continuous The chronic coughing from the next room, made me stay awake all night. "Chronic Cough? Vitamin Deficiency Could Be the Culprit." RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Harrowing Frightening The movie, Mama, made me experience harrowing nightmares. "Guillermo Del Toro's 'Mama' Trailer Looks Wicked, Scary As Hell!! -Bloody Disgusting." Bloody Disgusting. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Laconic Brief, using few to no words The girls from Mama were laconic at the beginning of the movie. "Laconic." FreeTestPrepnet RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Endure To put up with The students endure a lot of criticism from the teachers "Shirt.Woot." Blog. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2013. Atrophy To wither away When you grow older you become more atrophic. "Atrophy Images and Graphics." Atrophy Images, Graphics, Comments and Pictures. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2013. Harangue To have a long speech I listened to the professor's harangue for the English 101 class. Http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anti-CPE_harangue_at_the_Assembl%C3%A9e_Nationale,_2006.jpg. N.p., 29 Oct. 2009. Web. Demonic One who works devilishly The teacher was demonic when it was time to grade papers. "Make No Mistake | Florida Magazine." Florida Magazine RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2013. Accolade An award The outstanding soloist got an accolade for being different. "Hatobeus." : Tom Wiswell Wins Outstanding Soloist Award for Saxophone in University of Delaware's 2011 Jazz Festival. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2013. Myriad The mixed candy bag came with a myriad pieces of the same kind an extremely large number "Candy You Used to Eat Alot When You Were Little?" Candy You Used to Eat Alot When You Were Little? N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2013. Caucus A meeting of the members of a political party to make decisions My father was at a caucus during my father daughter dance at my wedding. "Rick Santorum Wins Colorado Republican Caucuses." - The Denver Post. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2013. Proficient Really good at doing something The teacher wanted the preschoolers proficient at naming the colors. "Stay At Home Educator." Stay At Home Educator. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2013. Grandiloquent To impress with large words The speaker's grandiloquence was very impressing. Farlex. "Grandiloquent." The Free Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Mar. 2013. Dromedary One-humped domesticated camel The dromedary was named Jeff "Dromedary." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 03 Mar. 2013. Web. 03 Mar. 2013. Noxious Physically or mentally destructive She wore a noxious outfit when she went out. Craven cowardly The roommate is a craven because he backed out of a fight. "Red Top News." Red Top News RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Mar. 2013. Alienate To cause to feel unwelcome The host didn't even greet us; he made us feel alienative "Glossary." : Ignore. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Mar. 2013. Facilitate To become easier OCD people are nice to have around; they facilitate a clean milieu. "What's Your Cleaning Style?" Real Simple. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2013. <http://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/cleaning/whats-your-cleaning-style-00000000011409/index.html>. Paranoia mental illness of unrealistic anxiety The man was in a straight jacket because he was paranoid about his dreams; telling him he was a murderer of his wife and daughters. "People Holding Angry Young Man in Straight Jacket." IStock Photo: Royalty Free Stock Photography, Vector Art Images, Music & Video Stock Footage. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2013. <http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-photo-5893430-people-holding-angry-young-man-in-straight-jacket.php>. Muster to collect The pickers would muster the berries. "Dr. X's Free Associations." 'Dr. X's Free Associations' N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2013. <http://drx.typepad.com/psychotherapyblog/2008/05/photo-of-the-10.html>. Mode A way of doing something The family reunion was in full arguing mode. "Dogs Cause Three Family Arguments Every Week." Dogs Cause Three Family Arguments Every Week. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2013. <http://www.irishdogs.ie/news/2012/01/10/dogs-cause-three-family-arguments-every-week-.html>. Glutton Eating a lot! The balloon was
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