Vocabulary Week 7 - TIRE DEALERS

Vocabular y Week of 10/24 10/27 Goal: to learn a new vocabulary word, its part of speech, and how to use it correctly in a sentence

Vocabulary Word of the Day Tuesday, October 24th abscond The thieves who absconded with several of the museums most valuable paintings have never been found.

Please guess the definition to leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to avoid detection of or arrest for an unlawful action such as theft abscond is a verb synonyms: escape, bolt, flee antonym: remain Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly.

Vocabulary Word of the Day wane As the moon waned, the nights grew darker; we could hardly see our way along the forest trails.

Please guess the definition to lose size, strength, or power wane is a verb synonyms: lessen, decrease antonym: grow stronger Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly.

Vocabulary Word of the Day Wednesday, October 25th versatile By moving from drama to comedy to musicals, he has shown himself to be a truly versatile actor. Please guess the definition

able to do many things well; capable of many uses versatile is an adjective synonyms: adaptable, flexible antonym: limited Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day

daunting The amount of homework he had to do over the weekend was daunting; he felt so overwhelmed that he could not even begin. Please guess the definition intimidating, overwhelming, or appearing to be very difficult

to deal with daunting is an adjective synonyms: frightening, scary antonym: reassuring Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day

Thursday, October 26th auspicious The woman believed that the clear, sunny day was an auspicious sign, and felt it would be a good day to buy a lottery ticket. Please guess the definition

giving or being a sign of future success auspicious is an adjective synonyms: favorable, fortunate antonym: unlucky Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day

intrepid My intrepid cousin once volunteered us to spend the night in an abandoned old house down the street! Please guess the definition very brave, fearless, unshakeable

intrepid is an adjective synonyms: undaunted, gallant antonym: cowardly Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day Friday, October 21st

enlightened An enlightened society is ruled by knowledge and reason rather than superstition and prejudice. Please guess the definition free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound understanding

enlightened is an adjective synonyms: advanced, wise antonym: ignorant Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly. Vocabulary Word of the Day

brevity The speech was perfectly short and sweet, and we definitely appreciated the coachs brevity because we were ready to start the game already. Please guess the definition concise and exact use of words in writing or speech; shortness of time

brevity is a noun synonyms: pithiness, shortness antonym: lengthiness Now please write a sentence with context clues and where the vocabulary word is used correctly.

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