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									Boston is known as the metropolis of New England
           Metropolis

(N) A large city; the chief city in its
                area
Vagrant
               When you are in
             Brooklyn you need
             to watch out for the
                nasty vagrants.




Jeffrey Taylor
Part of Speech             Definition
 NOUN/ADJECTIVE        (n.) an idle wanderer, tramp;
                        (adj.) wandering aimlessly




  Synonyms                  Antonyms
  Drifter, vagabond,    Stay-at-home, homebody,
    hobo, nomad                  resident
Inundate
    • The British plan to
      inundate the rebelling
      American colonies
      would have worked if
      they had known the
      fact that the colonists
      were able to shoot
      them easily due to
      their lack of
      knowledge about the
      terrain and their bright
      red uniforms.
               Inundate
• Verb
• To flood, overflow; to overwhelm with
  numbers or by size
• Synonyms: submerge, deluge, swamp.
• Antonyms: drain, surface.
               Works Cited
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        Assimilate

 In order to assimilate all of the
information for the test, I had to
        listen very well.
              Assimilate
• (v.) to absorb fully or make one’s own.
             Sprightly
As the cheerleaders did flips and tumbles the
  students were very sprightly.
                   Sprightly
• (adj) lively full of life, spicy flavorful.

• Synonyms: frisky, peppy, spirited,
  animated, buoyant.
• Antonyms: sullen, spiritless, dull, morose,
  sluggish.
Kelly Banks
 Period 2



                 Adieu

 As my friends boarded the airplane, I
 waved and shouted “Adieu! Have a
 safe trip.”
                       Adieu
• (int.) “Farewell!”
• (n.) a farwell

• Synonyms: (int.) “So long” (n.) good-bye
• Antonyms: (int.) “Hello” (n.) greeting
  Advent
By Kyle Berman
                Advent
~ an arrival; approach
~ Noun
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• The obstreperous Dodge Charger our
  neighbors owned kept me up until
  midnight with its V8 HEMI.
•   (ob-strep’-er-ous)
•   (adj.)
•   Noisy, unruly, disorderly
•   Syn: wild, rowdy, uncontrolled, riotous
•   Ant: quiet, well-behaved, docile
                            Welcome Spring




            Advent

The advent of spring is particularly
   welcome after a long, harsh
             winter.
                  Advent
• (n.) an arrival; coming into place or view.

• Synonyms: approach
• Antonyms: departure, going away, exodus
            Surly




Passengers stranded in an airport
 because their flight is canceled
  may become quite SURLY.
                   Surly
• Definition- Angry and bad tempered; rude.
• Adjective
• SUR-ly
• Synonyms- Gruff, sullen, cranky, grouchy,
  hostile.
• Antonyms- Polite, gracious, civil, friendly,
  genial.
  Adieu

 When the man go onto the plane to Iraq he
waved and shouted, “Adieu! I love you!” to his
            wife and children.
                   ADIEU
• Interjection: “farewell!”
• Noun: A farewell
Perilous
                Perilous
• Dangerous
• Episodes of old-time movie serials usually
  ended with the hero or heroin in perilous
  circumstances.
• Synonyms: Risky, Chancy
• Antonyms: Safe, Secure
                Inundate
• Torrential rains and high tides inundate the
  streets of the picturesque seaside
  community.
               Inundate
• Verb
• In’ en dat
• To flood, overflow; to overwhelm by
  numbers or size.
• Synonyms: submerge, deluge, swamp
     Tirade
 The math teacher’s tirade about
the students behavior went on all
              class.
             Tirade
• (n.) a long,
  angry speech,
  usually very
  critical
• Synonyms:
  harangue,
  diatribe,
  tongue-lashing.
Ápex




“If you want to reach the apex of a
 mountain then you need to keep
       climbing,” Jorge said.
                   Apex
Noun
The highest point or tip

Synonyms: peak, summit, acme, crowing
 point
Antonyms: bottom, nadir



                           Mitchell Trepaney
         Meander

  The intrepid adventurers
meandered their way along the
          mountain
               Meander

•- / -
• (v.)   To wander about, wind about

• (n.)   A sharp turn or twist


S: ramble, roam, zigzag, twist
PENSIVE

 In boring classes
 most students are
found with pensive
   looks on their
       faces.
                           PENSIVE

• (adj.) THOUGHTFUL; MELACNCHOLY



               • Synonyms: DREAMY, REFLECTIVE, CONTEMPLATIVE,
                 WISTFUL
Metropolis


 The thriving city of New
  York is a metropolis.
             Me TROP o lis
(Noun) a large city; the chief city of an area.

Synonym: large urban center

Antonym: hamlet, village
            Malign

In every office, there are gossips
who are only too willing to malign
        their coworkers.
                  Malign
SYN. (v.) defame, vilify, badmouth; (adj.)
 wicked
ANT. (v.) praise, command; (adj.) kind,
 benevolent
     Obstreperous
 Mrs. Foster will not tolerate
obstreperous behavior in the
        classroom.
            Obstreperous
• Part of speech- adj.
• Synonyms- wild, rowdy, uncontrolled,
  riotous
• Antonyms- quiet, well-behaved, docile
• Ob strep’ er ous
                    Bogus
• False, counterfeit
• After the man
  seemingly ran off with
  the money, he cashed
  a bogus check
            Works Cited
• "Security Features US 50 Note."
  somkarnexchange.com. none.
  somkarnexchange.com. 9 Dec 2008
Bogus

Bō’ gəs
           Shoddy

The designer watch that I bought
from a street vendor turned out to
     be a shoddy knock off.
                    Shoddy
• (Adj.) Of poor quality; characterized by inferior
  workmanship
• Synonyms
   – Flimsy
   – Cheap
   – Tacky
• Antonyms
   – Well-made
   – Durable
   – Superior
The apex of Mount Everest is over
  29,000 feet above sea level.
                     Apex
• (n.) the highest point, the tip

• Syn.: peak, summit, acme, crowning point
• Ant.: bottom, nadir


        – (A-peks)
Exorbitant
by: Alex Cook
                 Exorbitant
• (Adjective)

• Definition: Unreasonably high; excessive.

• Synonyms: extreme, inordinate, overpriced.
• Antonyms: inexpensive, affordable, reasonable.

The exorbitant gas prices made all the customers
  leave Afghanistan and come to America.
 Interim-Alex Creighton
The interim between classes is
so short that students started to
           complain.
               Interim
• (N.) the time between; (adj.) coming
  between two points in time
• SYNONYMS-interval, interlude
• ANTONYMS-middle, during
                   Apex



If you want to reach the apex of the Washington
     Monument, you can take the stairs or an
                    elevator.
(n.) the highest point, tip

Synonyms: peak, summit, acme,
 crowning point

Antonyms: bottom, nadir

Shostak, Jerome. Vocabulary Workshop. New. New York: Sadlier-Oxford,
   2005.
              Works Cited
• Hallway. School Pictures . 11 Dec. 2008.
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  7/09/hallway1.jpg
   The
exorbitant
gas prices
cost some
 families
more than
   just
 money.
                Exorbitant
•   Adj
•   Unreasonable high; excessive
•   ex-OR-bi-tant
•   Synextreme, overpriced
•   Ant.inexpensive, affordable, reasonable
Momentous
     Doing your homework
       is Momentous for
     passing high school.
Mo men' tous
  Adjective:
Very Important




Nathan Landolt
   Period 2
   English
The possessed priest maligned
            god.
                 Ma-lign`
(verb) to speak evil of,slander

Syn: badmouth, defame
                    in-ter-im
• The interim felt like it
  was three hours long,
  when there were
  actually only four
  more minutes left of
  the class.
             Interim
(n.) the time between;
(adj.) temporary, coming between two
points in time.


Shostak, Jerome. Vocabulary
Workshop. New York: William H.
Sadlier, Inc.
  Perilous

By Tyler McClure
                   Perilous
• Adj.-dangerous
• “Episodes of old-time
  movie serials usually
  ended with the hero
  or heroine in perilous
  circumstances.”
                 Perilous
• Synonyms- risky,
  chancy, hazardous,
  unsafe.
• Antonyms-safe,
  secure, harmless.
• Peŕ i lous
                     Bogus
• The husband was
  befuddled when he
  gave his wife a bogus
  diamond necklace for
  their tenth anniversary.
                  Bogus
•   (adj.) false, counterfeit
•   (bō’ gəs)
•   Synonyms: phony, fake, spurious
•   Antonym: genuine authentic
    Obstreperous

Our teacher will not tolerate
obstreperous behavior in the
        classroom.
               Obstreperous
• Adjective
• Noisy; unruly,
  disorderly
• (əb strep’ ər əs)
                 Apex of the mountain.




             Apex

 If you want to reach the apex of
 the Washington Monument, you
can take the stairs or an elevator.
                Apex
• (N.) the highest point, tip.
• Synonyms- Peak, summit, acme, crowning
  point.
• Antonyms- bottom, nadir.
Ma lin’

    • The brain in pinky and
      the brain is evil
      because he wants to
      take over the world
            Malign


Verb:To speak of evil, slander;
Adjective: evil
             Perilous

Episodes of old time movie serials usually
ended with the hero or heroine in perilous
             circumstances.
           By Zach Migneault
                        Perilous
• Adj.
• Dangerous
• Synonyms: risky, chancy, hazardous,
  unsafe
• Antonyms: safe, secure, harmless
• Work cited;
• Danger, Google.com, 12/9/08
   – <http://www.germanbbfan.com/Site/Pictures/Movies/Perilous_76.
      jpg>

								
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