Sight Words-9 by Hatice Oncel
vilify To speak evil of; to make abusive statements  about. Most students praise him, but a few  vilify him.-verb
untenable Unable to be defended; insupportable If three people in four no longer support the government, isn't this an  un...
clamor A loud outcry; hubbub; loud noise .verb-noun The children were all clamouring for attention.  the clamour  of  the ...
uniform Unvarying; all or always the same. Noun-adj As in so many offices that you see, the walls and furniture are a  uni...
contract To become smaller; become compressed In spoken English, 'do not' often contracts to 'don't'. As it cooled, the me...
duplicity Deceit- noun They were accused of duplicity in their dealings with both sides.
equivocal Vague; open to more than one interpretation  and often intended to mislead-adj His words to the press were delib...
irresolute Unable to decide; undecided-adj an irresolute reply
rescind To cancel; take back; to repeal -verb The policy of charging air travellers for vegetarian meals proved unpopular ...
stagnant Motionless; not fresh-adj Stagnant pond; a stagnant economy
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  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
  • Main Entry: vo·lu·mi·nous Pronunciation: və-ˈlü-mə-nəs Function: adjective Etymology: Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumin-, volumen Date: 1611 1 : consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions : winding 2 a : having or marked by great volume or bulk : large <long voluminous tresses> ; also : full <a voluminous skirt> b : numerous <trying to keep track of voluminous slips of paper> 3 a : filling or capable of filling a large volume or several volumes <a voluminous literature on the subject> b : writing or speaking much or at great length <a voluminous correspondent> — vo·lu·mi·nous·ly adverb — vo·lu·mi·nous·ness noun
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    1. 1. Sight Words-9 by Hatice Oncel
    2. 2. vilify To speak evil of; to make abusive statements about. Most students praise him, but a few vilify him.-verb
    3. 3. untenable Unable to be defended; insupportable If three people in four no longer support the government, isn't this an untenable situation
    4. 4. clamor A loud outcry; hubbub; loud noise .verb-noun The children were all clamouring for attention. the clamour of the city
    5. 5. uniform Unvarying; all or always the same. Noun-adj As in so many offices that you see, the walls and furniture are a uniform grey
    6. 6. contract To become smaller; become compressed In spoken English, 'do not' often contracts to 'don't'. As it cooled, the metal contracted.
    7. 7. duplicity Deceit- noun They were accused of duplicity in their dealings with both sides.
    8. 8. equivocal Vague; open to more than one interpretation and often intended to mislead-adj His words to the press were deliberately equivocal - he didn't deny the reports but neither did he confirm them
    9. 9. irresolute Unable to decide; undecided-adj an irresolute reply
    10. 10. rescind To cancel; take back; to repeal -verb The policy of charging air travellers for vegetarian meals proved unpopular and has already been rescinded .
    11. 11. stagnant Motionless; not fresh-adj Stagnant pond; a stagnant economy

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