This Term's Vocabulary



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Spelling/Vocabulary #10

Spelling/Vocabulary #11

Spelling/Vocabulary #12

Spelling/Vocabulary #13

Spelling/Vocabulary #14

Spelling/Vocabulary #15

Spelling/Vocabulary #16

Spelling/Vocabulary #17

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Week of October 30 - November 3, 2017:
Spelling / Vocabulary #10: Pages 65-105:

articulate = able to express oneself clearly in words.
emulate = to imitate or copy.
painstaking = very careful.
rehabilitation = the restoring of a person's ability to lead a useful life.
feign = to pretend.
drawl = to speak slowly, stretching the vowel sound.
scheme = to plot or plan in a secretive way.
beckon = to summon or call, usually by a gesture or nod.
liberation = a state of freedom reached after a struggle.
inscription = something written, carved, or engraved on a surface.
bleak = harsh and dreary.
invalid = a sickly or disabled person.
passive = inactive; lacking in energy or willpower.
confound = to bewilder; confuse.
sanction = to give approval for.
harried = worried; distressed.
essence = basic nature or spirit.
wily = crafty; sly.
sanctuary = shelter; protection.
intricate = elaborately detailed.

Week of November 6 - November 10, 2017:
Spelling / Vocabulary #11: Pages 88-124:

drawl = to speak slowly, stretching the vowel sound.
scheme = to plot or plan in a secretive way.
beckon = to summon or call, usually by a gesture or nod.
liberation = a state of freedom reached after a struggle.
inscription = something written, carved, or engraved on a surface.
bleak = harsh and dreary.
invalid = a sickly or disabled person.
passive = inactive; lacking in energy or willpower.
confound = to bewilder; confuse.
sanction = to give approval for.
harried = worried; distressed.
essence = basic nature or spirit.
wily = crafty; sly.
sanctuary = shelter; protection.
intricate = elaborately detailed.
rummage = to search thoroughly by moving the contents about.
legacy = something handed down from an ancestor or from the past.
enfeebled = deprived of strength; made weak.
crux = the most important point or element.
compassionate = having sympathy for the sufferings of others.

Week of November 13 - November 17, 2017:
Spelling / Vocabulary #12: Pages 98-152:

bleak = harsh and dreary.
invalid = a sickly or disabled person.
passive = inactive; lacking in energy or willpower.
confound = to bewilder; confuse.
sanction = to give approval for.
harried = worried; distressed.
essence = basic nature or spirit.
wily = crafty; sly.
sanctuary = shelter; protection.
intricate = elaborately detailed.
rummage = to search thoroughly by moving the contents about.
legacy = something handed down from an ancestor or from the past.
enfeebled = deprived of strength; made weak.
crux = the most important point or element.
compassionate = having sympathy for the sufferings of others.
frail = delicate; weak and fragile.
suede = leather with a soft, fuzzy surface.
presentable = fit to be seen by people.
mistrust = to have no confidence in.
barren = empty; deserted.

Week of November 27 - December 1, 2017:
Spelling / Vocabulary #13: Pages 103-157:

harried = worried; distressed.
essence = basic nature or spirit.
wily = crafty; sly.
sanctuary = shelter; protection.
intricate = elaborately detailed.
rummage = to search thoroughly by moving the contents about.
legacy = something handed down from an ancestor or from the past.
enfeebled = deprived of strength; made weak.
crux = the most important point or element.
compassionate = having sympathy for the sufferings of others.
frail = delicate; weak and fragile.
suede = leather with a soft, fuzzy surface.
presentable = fit to be seen by people.
mistrust = to have no confidence in.
barren = empty; deserted.
glistening = shining; sparkling.
obsess = to fill the mind of.
plush = luxurious.
poring = reading or studying carefully.
bewildered = puzzled; confused.

Week of December 4 - December 8, 2017:
Spelling / Vocabulary #14: Pages 123-163:

rummage = to search thoroughly by moving the contents about.
legacy = something handed down from an ancestor or from the past.
enfeebled = deprived of strength; made weak.
crux = the most important point or element.
compassionate = having sympathy for the sufferings of others.
frail = delicate; weak and fragile.
suede = leather with a soft, fuzzy surface.
presentable = fit to be seen by people.
mistrust = to have no confidence in.
barren = empty; deserted.
glistening = shining; sparkling.
obsess = to fill the mind of.
plush = luxurious.
poring = reading or studying carefully.
bewildered = puzzled; confused.
excavated = dug up.
displaced = moved from the usual position.
skewing = distorting.
subterranean = lying beneath the earth's surface.
grovel = to lie or crawl facedown.

Week of December 11 - December 15, 2017:
Spelling / Vocabulary #15: Pages 150-185:

frail = delicate; weak and fragile.
suede = leather with a soft, fuzzy surface.
presentable = fit to be seen by people.
mistrust = to have no confidence in.
barren = empty; deserted.
glistening = shining; sparkling.
obsess = to fill the mind of.
plush = luxurious.
poring = reading or studying carefully.
bewildered = puzzled; confused.
excavated = dug up.
displaced = moved from the usual position.
skewing = distorting.
subterranean = lying beneath the earth's surface.
grovel = to lie or crawl facedown.
harmonize = to bring into agreement.
temperament = a person's characteristic nature.
disarm = to overcome by using charm.
inquisitive = curious; eager to learn.
ensuing = coming afterward; following.

Week of January 1 - January 5, 2018:
Spelling / Vocabulary #16: Pages 157-189:

glistening = shining; sparkling.
obsess = to fill the mind of.
plush = luxurious.
poring = reading or studying carefully.
bewildered = puzzled; confused.
excavated = dug up.
displaced = moved from the usual position.
skewing = distorting.
subterranean = lying beneath the earth's surface.
grovel = to lie or crawl facedown.
harmonize = to bring into agreement.
temperament = a person's characteristic nature.
disarm = to overcome by using charm.
inquisitive = curious; eager to learn.
ensuing = coming afterward; following.
comeback = a response, usually a witty one.
transaction = an exchange of money for a product.
deliberation = careful thought.
spree = a period in which someone acts very freely.
indignantly = in an angry way, especially as a result of unjust treatment.

Week of January 8 - January 12, 2018:
Spelling / Vocabulary #17: Pages 158-210:

excavated = dug up.
displaced = moved from the usual position.
skewing = distorting.
subterranean = lying beneath the earth's surface.
grovel = to lie or crawl facedown.
harmonize = to bring into agreement.
temperament = a person's characteristic nature.
disarm = to overcome by using charm.
inquisitive = curious; eager to learn.
ensuing = coming afterward; following.
comeback = a response, usually a witty one.
transaction = an exchange of money for a product.
deliberation = careful thought.
spree = a period in which someone acts very freely.
indignantly = in an angry way, especially as a result of unjust treatment.
brooding = full of worry; troubled.
combatant = fighter.
prominent = well known; widely recognized.
migrant = moving from place to place.
priority = something that must receive attention first.