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Vocab Notebook

  1. 1. Vocabulary Project McCarley Bejarano Honors English October 28, 2010 3BMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  2. 2. Table of contents: Page 1:Imponderable- Bumper sticker Page 2:Benefactor- Advertisement Page 3:Corpus- Diagram Page 4:Contemptuously- Bumper sticker Page 5:Indispensable- Bumper sticker Page 6:Nullified- Diagram Page 7:Jocular- Painting Page 8:Anointed- Picture Page 9:Disseminating- Diagram Page 10:Indolent- Picture Page 11:Ardor- Painting Page 12:Ulu- Advertisement Page 13:Peduncle- Painting Page 14:Andropause- Advertisement Page 15:Xenophobia- Picture Citations: "Ulu Knives | | Heimerdinger Cutlery, Louisville, KY." Heimerdinger Cutlery | High Quality Cutlery - Knives - Scissors - Knife Making Supplies - Specialty Items | Since 1861. Web. 28 Oct. 2010. <https://www.heimerdingercutlery.com/kitchen-tools-knives- c-47_158.html>. "Evolution of Pikachu." NYU NYUHome Homepages. Web. 28 Oct. 2010. <http:// homepages.nyu.edu/~ll1208/Evolution.html>. "Royalty Free Stock Image: Funny Donkey." Stock Photography: Download Free Stock Photos & Royalty Free Images. Web. 28 Oct. 2010. <http://www.dreamstime.com/ royalty-free-stock-image-funny-donkey-image3151256>.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  3. 3. Imponderable What I thought it meant: unexplainable What it means: a factor that is difficult or impossible to estimate or assessMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  4. 4. Benefactor What I thought it meant: a person that gives aid What it means: a person who gives money or other help to a person or cause.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  5. 5. Corpus What I thought it meant: range, limit What it means: a collection of written or spoken material in machine-readable form, assembled for the purpose of studying linguistic structures, frequencies, etc.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  6. 6. Contemptuously What I thought it meant: rudely, disgustingly What it means: showing contempt; scornful.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  7. 7. Indispensable What I thought it meant: necessary What it means: Absolutely necessaryMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  8. 8. Nullified What I thought it meant: rejected What it means: make legally null and void; invalidateMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  9. 9. Jocular What I thought it meant: casual, friendly What it means: fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful; amusingMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  10. 10. Anointed What I thought it meant: to lather What it means: smear or rub with oil, typically as part of a religious ceremonyMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  11. 11. Disseminating What I thought it meant: to spread or give out What it means: spread or disperse (something, esp. information) widelyMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  12. 12. Indolent What I thought it meant: Foolish and thoughtless What it means: wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  13. 13. Ardor What I thought it meant: an obsession What it means: enthusiasm or passionMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  14. 14. Ulu What I thought it meant: a type of tropical fruit What it means:a short-handed knife with a broad crescent-shaped blade, used by Eskimo women.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  15. 15. Peduncle What I thought it meant: a type of farming tool What it really means:the stalk bearing a flower or fruit, or the main stalk of an inflorescence.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  16. 16. Andropause What I thought it meant: a condition in the human body What it means:a collection of symptoms, including fatigue and a decrease in libido, experienced by some middle- aged men and attributed to a gradual decline in testosterone levelsMcCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0
  17. 17. Xenophobia What I thought it meant: a fear of centipedes What it means: intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries.McCarley Bejarano Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:08:36 Harmony ET 34:15:9e:16:28:b0

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