English 9 honors vocab 2

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English 9 honors vocab 2

  1. 1. M S . B A R L E T T A B A R L E T T A C @ D K J A . O R G W W W . D K J A M S B A R L E T T A E N G L I S H . W E E B L Y . C O M A U G U S T 3 0 , 2 0 1 0 English 9 Honors Vocabulary Lesson 2
  2. 2. Vocabulary Lesson 2  1. amalgamate (v.): to combine HINT: mate  2. demented (adj.): mentally ill; insane HINT: mental  3. hone (v.): to sharpen HINT:  4. beleaguer (v.): to besiege by encircling (as with an army); to harass HINT: If a league of bees beleaguers you, you will most likely try to run away.  5. gorge (v.): to eat or swallow greedily HINT:
  3. 3. Vocabulary Lesson 2  6. antiquated (adj.): no longer used or useful; very old HINT: antique  7. opiate (n.): a narcotic used to cause sleep or bring relief from HINT: opium  8. caricature- n. an exaggerated portrayal of one’s features. HINT: character  9. dally- v. to waste time; to dawdle HINT: dilly dally; delay  10. felonious – adj. pertaining to or constituting a major crime  HINT: felon; felony
  4. 4. Extra Words!  11. peripheral (adj.) marginal, outer HINT: peripheral vision  12. pacifist (n): one opposed to war HINT: Pacify; pacifier  13. torpor (n) lethargy; sluggishness HINT: After a four hour tour of the local sites, you might suffer from torpor.  14. emulate (v.): to imitate HINT: mutual  15. ephemeral (adj.): short-lived; lasting only for a brief period of time HINT:

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