Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Vocabulary 5

 Adroit- (Adjective) Clever or skillful in using the hands or mind

Amicable- (adjective) (Of relationship between people) having a spirit of friendliness.

Averse-  (Adjective) Having strong dislike or opposition to something. 

Belligerent- (Adjective) Hostile and aggressive.

 Benevolent- (Adjective) Well meaning and kindly.

Cursory- (Adjective) Hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.

 Duplicity- (Noun) Deceitfulness; double-dealing.

 Extol- (Verb) Praise enthusiastically.
Feasible- (Adjective) Possible to do easily or conveniently.

Grimace- (Noun) An ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust.

Holocaust- (Noun) Destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, esp. caused by the fire or nuclear war.

 Impervious- (Adjective) Not allowing fluid to pass through.

 Impetus- (Noun) The force or energy with which a body moves.

 Jeopardy- (Noun) Danger loss, harm, or failure: 

Meticulous- (Adjective) Showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.

Nostalgia- (Noun) A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place.

Quintessence- (Noun) The most perfect or typical example of a quality or class. 

Retrogress- (Verb) Go back to an earlier state, typically a worse one.

Scrutinize- (Verb) Examine or inspect closely.

 Tepid- (Adjective) Showing enthusiasm.

I was adroit at lifting weights.

I averse algebra 2 because it is really hard

Dr Preston often act belligerent  when we don't post to out blog.

 She was benevolent when I told her that her dog died.

He gave a cursory information on then accident.

Her duplicity would show every day.

His arms are so big people would extol around him.

Being in a p.e. class is feasible.

Her expression was grimace after his mom said no.

If we bombed Syria the United States would start a halocaust themselves.

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