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Vocabulary

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Carroll Dragon

on 23 April 2014

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Transcript of Vocabulary

Definition-
Not real or fictitious, the word feigned could be used in voices such as when your sarcastic.
Feigned
The World of Vocabulary

Description-
Expressing or characterized by reverence: worshipful and respectful
Reverently
Description-
Something that tends to coax someone into doing something else: allurement, flattery
Blandishment
Definition-
A representation or image, especially sculpted, on a monument.
Effigy
Description-
An oppressive ruler that uses their powers in a harsh and cruel way
Tyrant
Description-
Vigorously active and moving
Strenuous
Description-
To come at a later time; to happen as a result or striving to attain
Ensue
Description-
To oppose successfully; defeat the hopes or aspiration of
Thwarted
Sentence-
My family and I took so many pictures as we stared at the
effigy
of Cleopatra on top of her tomb.
Sentence-
When I walked into a restaurant the waitress gave me a
feigned
smile as she seated us.
Sentence-
After the Texas pledge everyone in the school
reverently
remained silent for a minute.
Sentence-
When I started my homework and was determined to finish it
blandishment
was out of the question.
Adamant
Description-
Not willing to change an opinion or decision: very determined
Sentence-
When my family was going out to dinner and we needed a plan for food my brother was
adamant
on Chick fil a.
Week One
Week Two
Sentence-
To the colonist who settled in America the British king was a
tyrant
ruler.
Sentence-
While I was doing my warm- ups I was
strenuous
.
Sentence-
I
ensue
a dream to be a famous author.
Sentence-
The evil sorcerer
thwarted
the damsel in distress.
Audacious
Description-
Intrepidly daring; adventurous
Sentence-
The squirrel was very
audacious
as it launched itself from the top of the tree.
Conspirators
Description-
A person who is involved in a secret plan to do something harmful or illegal: plotter
Week 3
Sentence-
The
conspirators
we're imprisoned for heir crime against the president.
Foliage
Description-
The leaves of a plant or many plants
Sentence-
The
foliage
of leaves took my breath away with it's beauty.
Inert
Description-
Unable to move or moving slowly.
Sentence-
A turtle is very
inert
on it's journey.
Expenditure
Description-
The amount of time, money, energy ect. that it used to do something
Sentence-
The king was pondering how much
expenditure
it would take for the exploration.
Inglorious
Description-
Causing shame or disgrace upon oneself or another person
Sentence-
The student was being
inglorious
by shouting out and interrupting the teacher.
Pretext
Definition-
A reason that you give for hiding the real cause of something
Sentence-
The mysteriously hooded figure gave us a
pretext
so that we would follow him.
Demote
Definition-
To lower in position or rank
Sentence-
The General got
demoted
for running away in a battle.
Recrimination
Definition-
An angry statement in which you accuse or criticize one who has done the same to you
Sentence-
At court
recriminations
were being passed back and forth between the opposing sides.
Grandiose
Definition-
Appearing impressive or intended to be impressive but not actually practical
Brooding
Definition-
A group of young birds that were all born the same time.
Sentence-
The scientist's plan of holding the sun seemed
grandiose
and most people laughed.
Sentence-
In the zoo they let us see the mother swamped with
broods
of her children.
Week 4
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