Vocabulary List #7 - 10/06/14
1) (Due Tuesday) Look up the definition of each word on learnersdictionary.com and copy it into your NOTEBOOK.
2) (Due Wednesday) Copy the sentence starter for each word into your NOTEBOOK and add an independent clause (complete sentence) to each that demonstrates the meaning of the word.
3) (Due Thursday) Create a cloze (fill in the blank with the proper word style) sentence for each word ON THIS SHEET (or on a shared Google Doc).
adversary. He was a worthy adversary;
aplomb. He handled the reporters with great aplomb;
banish. They banished the dogs to the basement...
grueling. Her schedule is grueling;
concoction. Her new concoction was a bit weird...
disdain. He looked at the maid with disdain:
dispel. Please dispel any rumors by...
engross. I was so engrossed in my book that...
diminish. He tried to diminish her accomplishment by saying...
exhilarate. We were exhilarated by...
Spelling List #3
Which city is the state capital? The dome of the capitol building
We live a few miles from the state
border. Their boarder rents the whole
An apple core contains seeds. She served in a special army corps.
Connor is a colonel in the army. I ate every kernel of corn.
Are you on the student council? His job is to counsel troubled
We had to bail out the boat after
the storm. Tie the gathered cardboard into a bale
Being idle is boring; I'd rather
be doing something. The rock fans roared when their idol
Does she really put cream on her cereal? What is the serial number of
Your delicious pie deserves a compliment. Certain colors complement each
Who's going to take the kids? Whose book is this?
Cherry wouldn't drink Dally's Coke because of the
of the thing. Mr. Calandro is our principal .
The boy fell off the sheer cliff We went to the ranch, and helped to
The dog tilted its head. It's going to be a great day. They're all going to the party. Look over there. Their family is large.