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Unit 2 "Instant Cash" - An Expository Essay
Set A: avowed, bountiful, congested, enterprising, gingerly, glut, incognito, minimize, veer, wantonSlide2
Avowed (adj.): to declare openly and without shame; acknowledged
Mike is an
fan of the New York Yankees.
The governor publicly
that he would not raise taxes.Slide3
Bountiful (adj.): giving freely, generous; plentiful, giving abundantly
On Thanksgiving Day Americans celebrate and give thanks for all our
Legend says that somewhere in the Sierra Nevada Mountains a
gold mine is hidden.Slide4
Congested (adj.): overcrowded; filled to capacity
The highway was heavily congested after the accident.
The pneumonia caused his lungs to be congested and filled with fluid.Slide5
): energetic; willing to try something new; bold and imaginative
On the show
, contestants must show
ways to create and market new products.
kindergartners sold homemade lemonade from their front yard.Slide6
Gingerly (adj.): with extreme care or caution
We gingerly crossed
The chemist gingerly poured the dangerous mixture into the test tube.Slide7
Glut (v): to provide more than is needed; to eat or fill to the point of overstuffing
himself with popcorn at the movies.
of oil lowers the price of gasoline.
Contestants glutted themselves with Nathan's famous hot dogs.Slide8
Incognito (adj., adv.): in disguise; under an assumed name
To avoid autograph seekers, the famous athlete entered the movie theater incognito.
The escaped prisoner of war remained incognito in the city until he could be rescued.Slide9
Minimize (v): to make as small as possible; make the least of
the risk of injury in a car, wear your seatbelt.
your computer screen to work on your presentation.Slide10
Veer (v): to change or shift course suddenly
The monstrous hurricane
out to sea to the joy of the shore towns.
The truck driver
to the left to avoid the speeding car.Slide11
Wanton (adj.): reckless, heartless, cruel, intentional
Leaving your dog outside in the cold is a wanton act of cruelty.
Your wanton misuse of the computer has damaged it beyond repair.