Academic Words 2.
component, coordinate, convene, document, dominate, initial, scheme,
outcome, specify, imply, incline, illustrate, consent, considerable,
constrain, correspond, valid, sufficient, sequence
Vocabulary. Due Wednesday: a)
Use a dictionary (online or otherwise) to match each word with the proper
sentence. b) Give a synonym (word or phrase).
- In order to prove his claim in court, he had to ________ everything that happened.
- Before you can appear on tv, you have to sign a __________ form that says they have your permission.
- By the tone of his voice I could tell he was _________(ing) something he wasn't saying.
- The police said that the driver's use of alcohol ________(ed) to the crash.
- After all the times he has lied to me, I am not _________(ed) to believe him.
- Please try to recall the ________ of events. Which happened first, the chicken or the egg?
- Since you didn't ________ how you wanted your sandwich made, I made it the same as mine.
- In his speech, he ________(ed) all of the technical terms he used with examples.
- Usually, how far you get in life _________(s) to how hard you work at it.
- A major _________ of any good spelling program is PRACTICE!
- He likes to talk loud, and tries to ________ every conversation with his long stories.
- I hope you have a(n) ________ to get us out of this mess.
- One should hope that the _________ of a good spelling program would be better spelling.
- After what happened at the high school, a special meeting of the school board was _________(ed)
- When I first met him, my ________ impression was that he was a bit sloppy.
much money you spend should be __________(ed) by how much money you
earn, but credit cards allow people to live beyond their means.
- Many people's weddings get so complicated, they need people to ________ all the tasks that need to get done on time.
- The police didn't have ________ evidence to charge him with the crime, so they had to let him go.
- The teacher said I was wasting my _____ talent for writing by playing videogames all day.
- He lost the debate, because most of his arguments were (in)______.
You don't have to write the definition, just come up with a word or
phrase that means the same thing as each vocab word. As always,
sentences of YOUR OWN are extra credit.
grimace, circumvent, reminisce, juvenile
(adj), siege, defunct, delirious, imperial, premonition, exploit (n and v)
Dally likes to find ways to ____________ the law. Synonym:
Two-Bit told Pony about one of his _________(s) while Pony did the dishes.
The quarterback _________(ed) every weakness in the defense, and
for 5 touchdowns.
Grandpa Simpson likes to ___________ about his days as a soldier.
He was a bit _____________ after he got hit in the head during the rumble.
He __________(ed) when he whacked his thumb. Synonym:
The company that made that toy is now ___________. Synonym:
- The trapped soldiers had been under ___________ for days, and were running
out of supplies. Synonym:
Ponyboy has a _________ at the end of chapter 4 that something bad might
Some people see comic books as being very ____________, and not real
adult literature. Synonym:
We studied the __________ age of the Romans in world history. Synonym: