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English 10 Vocabulary  Updated at 4/24/2019 1:53:00 PM

This is where you find your weekly vocabulary listed. SCROLL DOWN FOR THIS WEEK'S LESSON.

Your WEEKLY HOMEWORK:

1.) Write the antonym (opposite) of the word

2.) Use each word in a separate sentence.

3.) Study for the weekly quizzes.

 

WEEK OF 4-26 TO 5-3 (ALL work DUE & QUIZ on your block day 5-1 or 5-2)

   Lesson 31 Vocabulary

DIRECTIONS: Write the vocabulary word, part of speech, definition, antonym (opposite), and a sentence for EACH word listed below. You will be quizzed on the words on your block day (5-1 or 5-2). You will turn in your written work prior to the quiz.

 

Please note: The words in this lesson will help you to express different lessons that are an integral part of loving.

1. revel V – to take delight or pleasure

2. solitude N – the quality or state of being alone or remote from society

3. unify V – to bring together; unite

4. wan ADJ – lacking vitality; pale

5. reverie N – absentminded dreaming while awake; day dream

6. stalwart N – possessing and/or displaying courage

7. unrequited ADJ – not returned in kind

8. whet V – to sharpen

9. rift N – a break; a tear; etc.

10. suave ADJ – having a sophisticated charm

 

WEEK OF 4-22 TO 4-26 (ALL work DUE & QUIZ on your block day 4-24 or 4-25)

 

 **THIS VOCAB IS ALL periods.

 

 

Lesson 30 Vocabulary

 

DIRECTIONS: Write the vocabulary word, part of speech, definition, antonym (opposite), and a sentence for EACH word listed below. You will be quizzed on the words on your block day (4-24 or 4-25). You will turn in your written work prior to the quiz.

 

 Please note: The words in this lesson will help you to express different facts of the search for identity.

 

1. accentuate V – to stress or single out as important

 

2. nonchalant ADJ – having an air of easy unconcern or indifference

 

3. pensive ADJ – suggestive of sad thoughtfulness

 

4. perseverance N – continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition

 

5. affront V – to insult especially to the face by behavior and language; to cause offense

 

6. obnoxious ADJ – annoying and unpleasant

 

7. perception N – an awareness of the elements of environment through physical sensation

 

8. stupor N – a feeling of distress & disbelief that one has when something bad happens accidentally

 

9. animated ADJ - full of life and movement

 

10. passive N – lacking energy or will

 

 

WEEK OF 4-11 TO 4-18 (ALL work DUE & QUIZ on your block day 4-17 or 4-18)

 **THIS VOCAB IS ALL periods.

Lesson 29 Vocabulary

DIRECTIONS: Write the vocabulary word, part of speech, definition, antonym (opposite), and a sentence for EACH word listed below. You will be quizzed on the words on your block day (4-17 or 4-18). You will turn in your written work prior to the quiz.

 

Please note: These list below relate to observations and expressions. They are descriptive words that can help to express feelings and observations.

1. aesthetic ADJ – pleasing in appearance; having to do with beauty

2. gaudy ADJ – outlandish; tasteless; tacky

3. obtuse ADJ – lacking sharpness or quickness of sensibility or intellect

4. resplendent ADJ – shining brilliantly; characterized by a glowing splendor

5. balmy ADJ – mild and pleasant

6. grotesque ADJ – distorted & unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous

7. poignant ADJ – painfully affecting the feelings; touching to the emotions

8. wanton ADJ – showing no thought or care for the rights, feelings, or safety of others

9. benign ADJ – not causing harm or damage

10. mundane ADJ – dull and ordinary

11. torpor N – a state of not being active and having very little energy

12. aghast ADJ – shocked and upset

 

WEEK OF 4-8 TO 4-12 (ALL work DUE & QUIZ on your block day 4-10 or 4-11)

 **THIS VOCAB IS ALL periods.

  

Lesson 28 Vocabulary

 

DIRECTIONS: Write the vocabulary word, part of speech, definition, antonym (opposite), and a sentence for EACH word listed below. You will be quizzed on the words on your block day (4-10 or 4-11). You will turn in your written work prior to the quiz.

 

 Please note: These list below contains pairs of words often used in malapropisms. A malapropism is the confusion of two words that sound alike whether deliberate or not often ending in humorous effect.

 

1. anecdote N – a short, amusing true story

 2. antidote N – a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison

 3. apprehend V – to understand, grasp, or capture

 4. epitaph N – an inscription in memory of a dead person

 5. epithet N – descriptive word or phrase (e.g. “Richard the Lionheart”); can be negative

 6. prodigy N - an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration

 7. progeny N – the immediate descendants of a person

 8. reprehend V – to express strong disapproval of

 9. vivacious ADJ – lively and spirited

 10. voracious ADJ – devouring or craving food (or power) in great quantities; excessively greedy

 

Lesson 27 Vocabulary

*This vocab was handed out on 4-1-18 and reviewed in class each day via Quizlet.  Plus a Quizlet link was sent out to students to study via the Remind App.

 

DIRECTIONS: Write the vocabulary word, part of speech, definition, antonym (opposite), and a sentence for EACH word listed below. You will be quizzed on the words on your block day (3-20 or 3-21). You will turn in your written work prior to the quiz.

 

Please note: These words all come from either the Greek roots chron & micro. Chron comes the Greek word chronos, which mean “time”. The root micro comes from the Greek word mikros, which means “small.”

1. chronic ADJ – long lasting and recurrent

2. chronicle N – a record or narrative description of past events

3. chronograph N –an accurate timer for recording time

4. chronological ADJ – relating to or arranged according to temporal (time) order

5. microbiology N – the study of very small things both living and non-living

6. microfilm N – film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material

7. microbe N – a minute (small) life form, especially a disease causing bacterium

8. microscopic ADJ – so small as to be invisible without a microscope

9. synchronicity N – the relation that exists when things occur at the same time

10. synchronize V – to happen at the same time