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• 1.Profusely (adv/adjective) – Giving or
 given freely and abundantly
 Example: They profusely donated a lot.
• 2. Homicidal (adjective) – Of or relating to
  murder
  Example: The patient was at the clinic
  because he was depressed and homicidal.
                                homicidal
• 3. Decipher (verb) – To read or interpret:
  decide
  Example: He was able to decipher the secret
  password.
4. Frequency (noun) – How often
something occurs in a given period
Example: He has a high frequency of
over reacting.
5. Exploit (verb) – To use selfishly for
one’s own ends
Example: I exploit his weaknesses.
 6. Elicit (verb) – To draw forth or notable
  act
  Example: I wanted to elicit support for
  the problem at our school.
 7. Reprimand (verb) – To heavily
  criticize someone for a fault
  Example: My parents reprimanded me
  for sneaking out.
 8. Precursor (noun) – The beginning of
  something. Indicating the approach
  Example: HIV is a precursor of AIDS.
 9. Anonymity (noun) – Not being
  identified
  Example: He was a man of anonymity
  by how no one knew who he was.
• 10. Visceral (adjective) – Relating to
  deep inward feelings
  Example: She had visceral feelings for
  the guy.
• 11. Morose (adjective) –Depressing or
  gloomy
  Example: He was morose because his
  grandma died.
 12. Malicious (adjective) – Desire to cause
  harm to someone
  Example: He was a malicious person when
  he was angry.
 13. Jovial (adjective) – Cheerful or friendly
  Example: He was fun to be around because
  he was jovial.
14. Didactic (adjective) – Intended to
 teach
 Example: The documentary was very
 didactic.
15. Nefarious (adjective) – Wicked or
 evil
 Example: He had a nefarious plan to
 steal the money.

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Vocabulary unit 5

  • 1. Name: James Koch, Cody Perkins, Sam Vossler, Torrence Franzman Hour: 5 • 1.Profusely (adv/adjective) – Giving or given freely and abundantly Example: They profusely donated a lot.
  • 2. • 2. Homicidal (adjective) – Of or relating to murder Example: The patient was at the clinic because he was depressed and homicidal. homicidal • 3. Decipher (verb) – To read or interpret: decide Example: He was able to decipher the secret password.
  • 3. 4. Frequency (noun) – How often something occurs in a given period Example: He has a high frequency of over reacting. 5. Exploit (verb) – To use selfishly for one’s own ends Example: I exploit his weaknesses.
  • 4.  6. Elicit (verb) – To draw forth or notable act Example: I wanted to elicit support for the problem at our school.  7. Reprimand (verb) – To heavily criticize someone for a fault Example: My parents reprimanded me for sneaking out.
  • 5.  8. Precursor (noun) – The beginning of something. Indicating the approach Example: HIV is a precursor of AIDS.  9. Anonymity (noun) – Not being identified Example: He was a man of anonymity by how no one knew who he was.
  • 6. • 10. Visceral (adjective) – Relating to deep inward feelings Example: She had visceral feelings for the guy. • 11. Morose (adjective) –Depressing or gloomy Example: He was morose because his grandma died.
  • 7.  12. Malicious (adjective) – Desire to cause harm to someone Example: He was a malicious person when he was angry.  13. Jovial (adjective) – Cheerful or friendly Example: He was fun to be around because he was jovial.
  • 8. 14. Didactic (adjective) – Intended to teach Example: The documentary was very didactic. 15. Nefarious (adjective) – Wicked or evil Example: He had a nefarious plan to steal the money.