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February 8, 2016Word 1 Milieu– noun – Environment, surroundings As the son of a legendary pianist, Henry grew up in a musical milieu. Journal 1 – Choose 1 or 2 of your 25 things and elaborate
Mitigated – verb– made less severeWhen I was a kid, my mother’s voice used to mitigate my stomach ache.February 9, 2016 Word 2
February 10, 2016Word 3 Online dating has gone from a nascent idea to an established concept that helps millions of people find love. Nascent – adj. – just begun; early stage of development Journal #2 – write about a tradition that your family practices.
Nostalgia– noun Longing for the pastPhotos of my favorite childhood actors bring on pure nostalgia. February 11, 2016Word 4
obtrusive – adj. – easily seen; imposing During the test, the clock on the wall was obtrusive as it ticked unusually loud.February 12, 2016Word 5 Journal 3 – America is always changing. We are losing many or our traditions and rituals. Write about your thoughts on today’s America and our society’s view on things like marriage and being politically correct
Orthographical – adjective – concerned with writing and spellingBecause the orthographical professor is a whiz, she is the ideal person to manage the spelling competition.February 16, 2016Word 6 Journal 4 Write about your weekend
Ossified – verb – become fixed and rigid; to hardenThe cartilage was ossified when it was converted into bone. February 17, 2016Word 7
February 18, 2016Word 8 I tried to tell Mary her fur coat was a bit too ostentatious to be worn at a funeral . Journal 5 Ostentatious – Adj. – showy Write about a time when you sacrificed something for someone else.
February 19, 2016Word 9 There was a palpable tension in the air as contestants waited to see if they would move on to the next round of American Idol. Palpable – adj .– can be felt
February 22, 2016Word 1 0Pastoral – adj. 1. concerned with the countryside.2. Concerned with the care a pastor gives to someone The Smiths decided it would be better to raise their family in a pastoral area outside of the city.
February 8 2016 Word 1 Milieu noun Environment surroundings As the son of a legendary pianist Henry grew up in a musical milieu Journal 1 Choose 1 or 2 of your 25 things and elaborate ID: 771138 Download Presentation