Vocabulary Unit #10 Sadlier
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Vocabulary Unit #10 Sadlier

-Oxford, Level E. To Acquiesce (Verb). I knew my parents would not buy me a car, so I decided to acquiesce (accept quietly). I’ll save my energy for an argument that I feel I can win.. To . Ac. CEPT.

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Vocabulary Unit #10

Sadlier

-Oxford, Level E

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To Acquiesce (Verb)

I knew my parents would not buy me a car, so I decided to acquiesce (accept quietly). I’ll save my energy for an argument that I feel I can win.

To

Ac

CEPT

quie

sce

(Verb)

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The AllUre (Noun)

The allure (attractiveness) of the perfume was that it smelled just like the beach.

The

Al

lUre

(Noun)

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Askew Glasses (adj.)

After I was hit with the volleyball, my glasses were slightly askew (crooked).

A

sCrew’s Threads are Askew

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Blithe Outlook (adj.)

She has such a blithe (lighthearted) outlook on life that she lights up a room with her presence.

litehe

arted

Outlook (adj.)

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Contentious Relationship (adj.)

They had such a contentious (combative) relationship that they could argue about anything.

Heavy Weight Contender

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To review your understanding of these words, Complete page

133 #1, 3, 4, 6

and

17

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To Covet (verb)

Rather than wasting your time coveting (desiring) what other people have, learn to appreciate the good things in your own life.

I used to covet my neighbor’s Corvette, but then I remembered that I have a pretty sweet ride of my own.

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Crestfallen Child (adj.)

The little boy was crestfallen (dejected) when she found out that Disney World was closed.

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Disheveled Appearance (adj.)

Many people think of Albert Einstein’s appearance as disheveled (untidy), but it was really just his hair that was a mess.

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The Exponent of Health

For several decades, Jack Lalanne was the nation’s greatest exponent (promoter) of healthy lifestyle choices

If I can exercise everyday at the age of 85, you can too.

Get healthy!

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Garrulous Group (adj)

It was such a garrulous (talkative) group that it was hard to follow what anyone was rambling on about.

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Most Garrulous Group Award

For always having something to say, whether anyone asked you or not!

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To

review your understanding of these words, Complete page

133-134 #5, 10, 16

,

19

and

20

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Insuperable Hero (adj)

That little fellow can’t get past me because I am insuperable (unbeatable)!

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Lamentable Event (adj)

The conclusion of the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is certainly lamentable (regrettable). If they had each been a little less brash, they could have lived happily ever after.

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The Misnomer (Noun)

Some people think that hamburger and hotdog are misnomers because there is no ham in that burger and no dog in that hot dog (we hope).

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Profess your Love (verb)

The man waited until the scenery was perfect and then he professed (confessed) his love for her.

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Needed Respite (Noun)

After a long day of chasing campers around the forest, the bear took a much deserved respite (rest).

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To review your understanding of these words, Complete page

133-134 #7, 8, 11, 13

and

14

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The Retribution (Noun)

Many different cultures and religions believe there was a great flood that was retribution (payback) for all of man’s wrongdoings.

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Sinuous River (

adj)

The sinuous (winding) river had more twists and turns in it than a rollercoaster.

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Sonorous Sound (adj)

The sonorous sounds of the saxophone had the entire audience on their feet and dancing.

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Vanguard Of Fashion (Noun)

Wearing her Kermit skin shawl put at the vanguard (frontline) of fashion. Everyone will be wearing them soon!

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Foolish Wastrel (Noun)

The foolish wastrel spent $1000 on an outfit he could have gotten at the Gap for $100; then, he spent the whole day watching television when he should have been doing his homework.

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To review your understanding of these words, Complete

page

133-134 #2, 9, 12, 15

and

18