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7th Grade Vocabulary List #11

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Leelu Martin

on 18 November 2012

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Transcript of 7th Grade Vocabulary List #11

Mari, Chesten, Matthew and Leelu Week #11 Roots Spir- Breath 1. Transpire Verb
Definition: To occur, happen or take place. 3. Aver Examples:
Spirit, inspire, expire. Ver- True Examples:
Very, verdict, verity, verify. Turb- Disturb
Examples: Turbulent, disturb, turbid, turmoil.
Vol- Will
Examples: Malevolent, benevolent, volunteer. The End Example Sentences: From its earlier literal sense “To escape as vapor” transpire came to mean “To escape from concealment, become known” in the 18th century. Somewhat later, it developed the meaning “To occur, happen,” a sentence such as He was not aware of what had transpired yesterday being taken to mean He was not aware of what had happened yesterday. 2. Verify Verb
Definition: To prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm. Example Sentences: Events verified his prediction.
But you should verify and validate the end products of their promises. Verb
To assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive manner. Example Sentence: 4. Veracity In these disagreements, participants aver they are for the good of the entire group. Noun
Def.- Habitual observance of truth in speech or statement; truthfulness. Example Sentences: He was not noted for his veracity.
The fact that he did not recognize the danger he was in makes me doubt his veracity and intelligence, if not his integrity. 5. Perturb Verb
Def.- To disturb or disquiet greatly in mind; agitate. Example Sentence: 6. Turbulent LAURA WAS HERE~~~
>:3 7. Voluble Laura and Mary perturbed Leelu about her great stories. Adj.
Def.- Being in a state of agitation or tumult; disturbed Example Sentences: When The Holy Roman Empire was still an empire, things were always very turbulent. People always lashed out at poor Austria. Unfortunately, that turbulence and lashing out-ness affected Holy Rome heavily.
Turbulent feelings or emotions.
The turbulent years.
Instead the discovery was quickly engulfed in the turbulent waters of religion and politics. Adj.
Def.- Characterized by a ready and continuous flow of words; fluent; talkative. Example Sentences:
A voluble spokesman for the cause.
Normally a voluble critic of political and social mores, he emerged from confinement last month noticeably thinner and quieter. 8. Devolve Verb
Def.- To transfer or delegate (a duty, responsibility, etc.) to or upon another; pass on. Example Sentence:
When Gabriel was slain his duties to keep Micheal and Lucifer from bringing the apocalypse to the human world were devolved upon Castiel, Sam, Dean, Bobby and any other Hunters. 9. Evolution Noun
Def.- Any process of formation or growth; development. Although the evidence was great, the apocalypse of 2012 did not transpire.
WW3 did not transpire. Even though relations between many countries were turbulent. For those of you who wanted to know where that sentence came from, I got the idea from a show called Supernatural. You are awesome if you already knew this. ^^ Example Sentences:
The evolution of a language.
The evolution of the airplane.
Though humans seem to be more evolved than anything, there is one thing nature or evolution cannot rid us of; Stupidity. (And bad drivers... :/ ) 10. Convoluted Adj.
Def.- Twisted; coiled. Example Sentences:
The result is that the originally simple communications technology has become a complex and convoluted affair.
Then you get into the problem, and you see that it's really complicated, and you come up with all these convoluted solutions. She did this sentence... =.=' Or is it...? >:3
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