Boston is known as the metropolis of New England
(N) A large city; the chief city in its
When you are in
Brooklyn you need
to watch out for the
Part of Speech Definition
NOUN/ADJECTIVE (n.) an idle wanderer, tramp;
(adj.) wandering aimlessly
Drifter, vagabond, Stay-at-home, homebody,
hobo, nomad resident
• The British plan to
inundate the rebelling
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
• To flood, overflow; to overwhelm with
numbers or by size
• Synonyms: submerge, deluge, swamp.
• Antonyms: drain, surface.
• “British solider.”
In order to assimilate all of the
information for the test, I had to
listen very well.
• (v.) to absorb fully or make one’s own.
As the cheerleaders did flips and tumbles the
students were very sprightly.
• (adj) lively full of life, spicy flavorful.
• Synonyms: frisky, peppy, spirited,
• Antonyms: sullen, spiritless, dull, morose,
As my friends boarded the airplane, I
waved and shouted “Adieu! Have a
• (int.) “Farewell!”
• (n.) a farwell
• Synonyms: (int.) “So long” (n.) good-bye
• Antonyms: (int.) “Hello” (n.) greeting
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~ an arrival; approach
• The obstreperous Dodge Charger our
neighbors owned kept me up until
midnight with its V8 HEMI.
• Noisy, unruly, disorderly
• Syn: wild, rowdy, uncontrolled, riotous
• Ant: quiet, well-behaved, docile
The advent of spring is particularly
welcome after a long, harsh
• (n.) an arrival; coming into place or view.
• Synonyms: approach
• Antonyms: departure, going away, exodus
Passengers stranded in an airport
because their flight is canceled
may become quite SURLY.
• Definition- Angry and bad tempered; rude.
• Synonyms- Gruff, sullen, cranky, grouchy,
• Antonyms- Polite, gracious, civil, friendly,
When the man go onto the plane to Iraq he
waved and shouted, “Adieu! I love you!” to his
wife and children.
• Interjection: “farewell!”
• Noun: A farewell
• Episodes of old-time movie serials usually
ended with the hero or heroin in perilous
• Synonyms: Risky, Chancy
• Antonyms: Safe, Secure
• Torrential rains and high tides inundate the
streets of the picturesque seaside
• In’ en dat
• To flood, overflow; to overwhelm by
numbers or size.
• Synonyms: submerge, deluge, swamp
The math teacher’s tirade about
the students behavior went on all
• (n.) a long,
“If you want to reach the apex of a
mountain then you need to keep
climbing,” Jorge said.
The highest point or tip
Synonyms: peak, summit, acme, crowing
Antonyms: bottom, nadir
The intrepid adventurers
meandered their way along the
•- / -
• (v.) To wander about, wind about
• (n.) A sharp turn or twist
S: ramble, roam, zigzag, twist
In boring classes
most students are
found with pensive
looks on their
• (adj.) THOUGHTFUL; MELACNCHOLY
• Synonyms: DREAMY, REFLECTIVE, CONTEMPLATIVE,
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
In every office, there are gossips
who are only too willing to malign
SYN. (v.) defame, vilify, badmouth; (adj.)
ANT. (v.) praise, command; (adj.) kind,
Mrs. Foster will not tolerate
obstreperous behavior in the
• Part of speech- adj.
• Synonyms- wild, rowdy, uncontrolled,
• Antonyms- quiet, well-behaved, docile
• Ob strep’ er ous
• False, counterfeit
• After the man
seemingly ran off with
the money, he cashed
a bogus check
• "Security Features US 50 Note."
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The designer watch that I bought
from a street vendor turned out to
be a shoddy knock off.
• (Adj.) Of poor quality; characterized by inferior
The apex of Mount Everest is over
29,000 feet above sea level.
• (n.) the highest point, the tip
• Syn.: peak, summit, acme, crowning point
• Ant.: bottom, nadir
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• 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.
The interim between classes is
so short that students started to
• (N.) the time between; (adj.) coming
between two points in time
• SYNONYMS-interval, interlude
• ANTONYMS-middle, during
If you want to reach the apex of the Washington
Monument, you can take the stairs or an
(n.) the highest point, tip
Synonyms: peak, summit, acme,
Antonyms: bottom, nadir
Shostak, Jerome. Vocabulary Workshop. New. New York: Sadlier-Oxford,
• Hallway. School Pictures . 11 Dec. 2008.
• Unreasonable high; excessive
• Synextreme, overpriced
• Ant.inexpensive, affordable, reasonable
Doing your homework
is Momentous for
passing high school.
Mo men' tous
The possessed priest maligned
(verb) to speak evil of,slander
Syn: badmouth, defame
• The interim felt like it
was three hours long,
when there were
actually only four
more minutes left of
(n.) the time between;
(adj.) temporary, coming between two
points in time.
Shostak, Jerome. Vocabulary
Workshop. New York: William H.
By Tyler McClure
• “Episodes of old-time
movie serials usually
ended with the hero
or heroine in perilous
• Synonyms- risky,
• Peŕ i lous
• The husband was
befuddled when he
gave his wife a bogus
diamond necklace for
their tenth anniversary.
• (adj.) false, counterfeit
• (bō’ gəs)
• Synonyms: phony, fake, spurious
• Antonym: genuine authentic
Our teacher will not tolerate
obstreperous behavior in the
• Noisy; unruly,
• (əb strep’ ər əs)
Apex of the mountain.
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
• Antonyms- bottom, nadir.
• The brain in pinky and
the brain is evil
because he wants to
take over the world
Verb:To speak of evil, slander;
Episodes of old time movie serials usually
ended with the hero or heroine in perilous
By Zach Migneault
• Synonyms: risky, chancy, hazardous,
• Antonyms: safe, secure, harmless
• Work cited;
• Danger, Google.com, 12/9/08