Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Ms. Barletta
barlettac@dkja.org
Website:
www.dkjamsbarlettaenglish.weebly.com/
English 9
Vocabulary Lesson 6
Vocabulary Lesson 6
 1. nepotism (n.): favoritism shown to family or friends by
those in power, especially in business or...
Vocabulary Lesson 6
 6. declaim (v.): to speak in a dramatic, impassioned,
or blustering manner
HINT: claim
 7. imbue (v...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

English 9 vocab 6

517 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

English 9 vocab 6

  1. 1. Ms. Barletta barlettac@dkja.org Website: www.dkjamsbarlettaenglish.weebly.com/ English 9 Vocabulary Lesson 6
  2. 2. Vocabulary Lesson 6  1. nepotism (n.): favoritism shown to family or friends by those in power, especially in business or hiring practices HINT: If you have a family member who works at Home Depot, and you get a job there before someone who is more qualified, this is a case of nepotism.  2. begrudge (v.): to resent another’s success; to envy HINT: grudge  3. mandarin (n.): an influential person; a member of an elite group HINT: You might know a man who is successful and therefore, a mandarin.  4. glutinous (adj.): gluey; sticky HINT: glue  5. enmity (n.): deep-seated hostility, often mutual HINT: enemy
  3. 3. Vocabulary Lesson 6  6. declaim (v.): to speak in a dramatic, impassioned, or blustering manner HINT: claim  7. imbue (v.): to inspire or influence; to saturate HINT:  8. gaff (n.): a pole with a large hook on one end HINT: staff  9. quaff (v.): to drink in large quantities; to gulp HINT:  10. bibliophile (n.): a lover of books HINT: biblio=books; phile/o=lover of

×