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Vocabulary- Regular

If you miss the vocabulary video for the week, you are still responsible for turning in a TOD. Please see your teacher for a make-up TOD and use this page to write down the words and definitions.

Be sure to study your lists for your quizzes and tests! 

Unit 15- Positive Qualities or Actions 

1.         longevity (n.)- long individual life

2.         finesse (n.)- extreme delicacy in action, performance, or taste

3.         prodigy (n.)- person having extraordinary talent

4.         whimsical (adj.)- unpredictable

5.         gallantry (n.)- dashing courage; heroic bravery; noble-minded behavior

6.         gratify (v.)- satisfying desires or humoring inclinations or feelings

7.         sinew (n.)- the source of strenth, power, or vigor

8.         enthusiast (n.)- a person who is filled with enthusiasm for something

9.         liberate (v.)- to set free, as from imprisonment or bondage

10.        ameliorate (v.)- to make or become better or more bearable 

Commonly Confused Words 

Whose-                        of or relating to “who”; shows possession

                                    Whose coat is this?

Who’s-                         the contraction for “who is”

                                    Who’s going to be at the party?

 

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