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English 12 honors vocab 1 dkja 2010

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  • 1. ENGLISH 12 HONORS VOCABULARY LESSON 1 Ms. Barletta barlettac@dkja.org Website: http://dkjamsbarlettaenglish.weebly.com/ August 24, 2010
  • 2. VOCABULARY LESSON 1  1. camaraderie (n.): rapport and goodwill HINT: COMRADE  2. frangible (adj.): fragile; easy to break  3. litany (n.): any long, repetitive, or dull recital HINT: LITERATURE  4. moratorium (n.): a suspension of activity; an authorized delay HINT: LOOKS LIKE MORTUARY  5. zealous (adj.): fervent; fanatical  6. desiccate (v.): to dry out; to remove moisture  7. wrenching (adj.) causing mental or physical pain  8. replete (adj.) full; abundant
  • 3. VOCABULARY LESSON 1  9. interminable (adj.): tiresome and long; seemingly endless  10. arable (adj.): suitable for cultivation of land  11. lugubrious (adj.): mournful; gloomy  12. truncate (v.): to shorten  13. ubiquitous (adj.) occurring or seeming to occur everywhere; omnipresent  14. vernacular (n.): everyday language  15. equanimity (n.): composure; calmness
  • 4. EXPLANATION OF VOCABULARY ASSIGNMENTS Vocabulary Homework  Vocabulary Short Stories: You will write a short story each week using the vocabulary words in the current lesson. You must use 15/20 words in each lesson per week with context clues (approximately 1 page). These assignments will typically be due on Tuesdays since vocabulary is typically introduced on Mondays.  Vocabulary Short Story Due on Wednesday, August 25th