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  • 1. This week’s vocabulary Words for 8th Grade Word Roots: -pond-, -posit-, -port- Week of Nov. 29th The word roots -pond- and -posit- mean “to place” or “to put.” The word root -port- means “to carry.” Word Part of Definition Speech1. composite adj. made up of various parts or elements2. portly adj. of a stately or dignified appearance and manner3. disposition noun the way in which something is placed or arranged, esp. in relation to other things4. proposition noun a statement or assertion that expresses a judgment or opinion5. impostor noun a person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others6. rapport noun a close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each otherʼs feelings or ideas and communicate well7. portable adj. able to be easily carried or moved, esp. because of being a lighter and smaller version than usual8. supportive adj. providing encouragement or emotional help9. portfolio noun a large, thin, flat case for loose sheets of paper such as drawings or maps10. supposition noun an uncertain belief Name: _____________________________ Grade: ________ Vocabulary word: ________________________________ Sentence: ____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________