8th Grade Vocabulary List 1 Gifted/Advanced

8th Grade Vocabulary List 1 Gifted/Advanced indisputable, rigorous, mundane, venture, riveting, mimicking, thoroughfare, bravado, lilting, exclusively 1. Indisputable Indisputable (adj.): Unquestionable; undeniable; obvious; certain; cannot be argued with

Sample sentence: The jury has been presented with indisputable evidence that the defendant is guilty. Other forms: Dispute, disputable 2. Mundane Mundane (adj.): Dull; uninteresting; overly ordinary Sample sentence: Sandras chores quickly

became mundane; she longed, instead, to be out with her friends. Sample sentence: Somehow Jenna manages to look unique, even in something as mundane as a school uniform. 3. Rigorous Rigorous (adj.): Thorough; demanding; strict

Sample Sentence: Jonathans rigorous training routine soon paid off on the basketball court. Word Forms: Rigor, Rigors, Rigorously 4. Venture Venture (n.): A new activity, project, business, etc. that typically involves risk Sample Sentence: The company is going to

embark on an exciting venture. Sample Sentence: The baby bunnies ventured from their hole for the first time. Word Forms: Ventures, Ventured, Venturing 5. Riveting Riveting (adj.): Very exciting or interesting; attention catching

Sample Sentence: Mrs. Wrights math lessons are generally riveting, which makes paying attention much easier. 6. Mimicking Mimicking (v.): Closely copying or imitating speech, expressions, gestures or actions Sample Sentence: The hatchlings learned to fly by mimicking their mother.

Word Forms: Mimic, Mimicked, Mimics 7. Thoroughfare Thoroughfare (n.): A road or path between two places; the main road into town Sample Sentence: The towns thoroughfare was crowded with people waiting for the market to open.

8. Bravado Bravado (n.): A display of pretend bravery; brave or confident talk intended to impress people Sample Sentence: The knight spoke with much bravado about his intentions to slay the dragon. 9. Lilting

Lilting (v.): Speaking in a pleasant, cheerful, lively or singsong manner Sentence Sample: She has such a lovely Irish lilt to her voice. Sentence Sample: The lilting songs of birds set the tone for the beautiful spring day. Word Forms: Lilt, Lilts 10. Exclusively

Exclusively (adv.): Not allowing anything else; entirely; only Sentence Sample: Augusta National is a golf course open exclusively to its members. Word Forms: Exclude, Exclusivity, Exclusive, Exclusiveness, Excludes, Excluding 1. Indisputable (adj.): Unquestionable; undeniable; obvious; certain

2. Mundane (adj.): Dull; uninteresting; overly ordinary 3. Rigorous (adj.): Thorough; demanding; strict 4. Venture (n.): A new activity, project, business, etc. that typically involves risk 5. Riveting (adj.): Very exciting or interesting; attention catching 6. Mimicking (v.): Closely copying or imitating speech, expressions, gestures or actions 7. Thoroughfare (n.): A road or path between two places; the

main road into town 8. Bravado (n.): A display of pretend bravery; brave or confident talk intended to impress people 9. Lilting (v.): Speaking in a pleasant, cheerful, lively or singsong manner 10. Exclusively (adv.): Not allowing anything else; entirely; only

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • Title of this presentation - Dal Gilbert

    Title of this presentation - Dal Gilbert

    Recognize the 8 hazard symbols representing the 6 hazard classes Be familiar with the 9 sections of the MSDS Understand employer, supplier and employee responsibilities Know how to find answers to any questions regarding the use of controlled products Course...
  • Aksa Homes Tenant Analysis 2 July 2013 Dr

    Aksa Homes Tenant Analysis 2 July 2013 Dr

    Larger than average housing units due to large family sizes, esp. large nos. of children: 23% at risk of overcrowding (4x national average for social housing) 48% at risk of under-occupancy & benefit reductions. Particularly prevalent in Oldham North. 42.6%...
  • Number Systems - University of Chicago

    Number Systems - University of Chicago

    10100000000000000000000 1.1012 = 1.62510 Excess Notation To include + and - exponents, "excess" notation is used Single precision: excess 127 Double precision: excess 1023 The value of the exponent stored is larger than the actual exponent E.g., excess 127, Exponent...
  • Project Management in the Natural Gas Utility Industry

    Project Management in the Natural Gas Utility Industry

    Worked with the Southern Cal Gas Company . Work with the Sempra International group. Currently working under the USG&P group. And currently working for Mobile Gas. Earned a bachelor's degree and an MBA. Honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps...
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine Faculty Development Seminar

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine Faculty Development Seminar

    Promotion to Associate Professor, CET - Clinician Scholar. This level is intended for individuals who: have held faculty positions for at least five years. have demonstrated excellentperformance in patient care and education
  • Viewing and Projection - MIT CSAIL

    Viewing and Projection - MIT CSAIL

    Texture Mapping Why texture map? How to do it How to do it right Spilling the beans A couple tricks Difficulties with texture mapping Projective mapping
  • TigerSHARC and Blackfin.ppt

    TigerSHARC and Blackfin.ppt

    TigerSHARC and Blackfin Different Applications
  • Approach to Hematuria and Proteinuria in Children

    Approach to Hematuria and Proteinuria in Children

    Approach to Hematuria and Proteinuria in Children Adi Alherbish Objectives To be able to define and recognize hematuria and proteinuria To be able to generate a differential diagnosis of the commonest and most serious causes of hematuria and proteinuria To...