Sight Words by Hatice Oncel
scrutinize <ul><li>to examine something very carefully in order to discover information  </li></ul><ul><li>He scrutinized ...
inevitable <ul><li>certain to happen and unable to be avoided or prevented  </li></ul><ul><li>The accident was the inevita...
inflammable <ul><li>likely to become violent or angry very quickly and in an uncontrolled way  </li></ul><ul><li>an inflam...
graffiti <ul><li>words or drawings, especially humorous, rude or political, on walls, doors, etc. in public places  </li><...
lord <ul><li>lord it over  sb   </li></ul><ul><li>to behave as if you are better than someone and have the right to tell t...
dubious <ul><li>feeling doubt or not feeling certain  </li></ul><ul><li>I'm dubious  about  his promises to change his way...
notorious <ul><li>famous for something bad  </li></ul><ul><li>The company is notorious  for  paying its bills late </li></ul>
initiative <ul><li>a new action or movement   </li></ul>
tractable <ul><li>easily dealt with, controlled or persuaded  </li></ul><ul><li>The problem turned out to be rather less t...
decorous <ul><li>behaving politely and in a controlled way  </li></ul><ul><li>His manner, as ever, was decorous. </li></ul>
profuse <ul><li>Plentiful, many </li></ul>
boisterous <ul><li>noisy, energetic and rough  </li></ul><ul><li>boisterous children </li></ul><ul><li>a boisterous game <...
scold <ul><li>to tell off someone because you disapprove of their behaviour , nag   </li></ul><ul><li>His mother scolded h...
paraphernalia   <ul><li>all the objects needed for or connected with a particular activity  </li></ul><ul><li>We sell pots...
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  1. 1. Sight Words by Hatice Oncel
  2. 2. scrutinize <ul><li>to examine something very carefully in order to discover information </li></ul><ul><li>He scrutinized the men's faces carefully/closely, trying to work out who was lying . </li></ul>
  3. 3. inevitable <ul><li>certain to happen and unable to be avoided or prevented </li></ul><ul><li>The accident was the inevitable consequence/result/outcome of carelessness . </li></ul>
  4. 4. inflammable <ul><li>likely to become violent or angry very quickly and in an uncontrolled way </li></ul><ul><li>an inflammable situation/region </li></ul>
  5. 5. graffiti <ul><li>words or drawings, especially humorous, rude or political, on walls, doors, etc. in public places </li></ul><ul><li>The subway walls are covered in graffiti. </li></ul>
  6. 6. lord <ul><li>lord it over sb </li></ul><ul><li>to behave as if you are better than someone and have the right to tell them what to do </li></ul><ul><li>He likes to lord it over his little sister . </li></ul>
  7. 7. dubious <ul><li>feeling doubt or not feeling certain </li></ul><ul><li>I'm dubious about his promises to change his ways. </li></ul>
  8. 8. notorious <ul><li>famous for something bad </li></ul><ul><li>The company is notorious for paying its bills late </li></ul>
  9. 9. initiative <ul><li>a new action or movement </li></ul>
  10. 10. tractable <ul><li>easily dealt with, controlled or persuaded </li></ul><ul><li>The problem turned out to be rather less tractable than I had expected. </li></ul>
  11. 11. decorous <ul><li>behaving politely and in a controlled way </li></ul><ul><li>His manner, as ever, was decorous. </li></ul>
  12. 12. profuse <ul><li>Plentiful, many </li></ul>
  13. 13. boisterous <ul><li>noisy, energetic and rough </li></ul><ul><li>boisterous children </li></ul><ul><li>a boisterous game </li></ul>
  14. 14. scold <ul><li>to tell off someone because you disapprove of their behaviour , nag </li></ul><ul><li>His mother scolded him for break ing her favourite vase. </li></ul>
  15. 15. paraphernalia <ul><li>all the objects needed for or connected with a particular activity </li></ul><ul><li>We sell pots, gloves, seeds and other gardening paraphernalia. </li></ul>

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