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					Vocabulary 10/11

     QUIZ ON….
                     STEMS

 Auto = self
 Intro = into
 Less = without
 Macro = large
 Bi = two
 Mass = great
 Sub = under
 Trans = across, through, beyond
Autobiography – autobiografia – (noun) the life
       of a person written by one’s self


 One day, I intend to write my autobiography to share
 my life experiences.
1) Use the word “autobiography”
   in a complex sentence.
    Autonomy– autonomia – (noun) self
   government; personal independence or
                 freedom


 It is developmentally
 appropriate for young
 adults to desire
 autonomy from their
 parents.

2) Find and write down 5
  synonyms for the word
  “autonomy”
Introvert– introvertido – (noun) to turn in;
               direct inward


 A person who is shy, quiet,
 reserved, and/or concerned
 with their own thoughts and
 feelings rather than with
 external things

 The shy, aloof girl was
 considered to be an introvert 3) Use the word
 because she enjoyed spending “introvert” in a
 time alone.                    compound sentence
Listless – apatico – (adj.) without zest or
                  vitality


                        Lacking energy or
                        enthusiasm

                       4) Use the word “listless”
                         in a sentence with a
                         prepositional phrase
  Merciless (adj.)- sin piedad – without mercy




 Showing no mercy or
 pity

5) Use the word
  “merciless” in a complex
  sentence with a
  prepositional phrase
Relentless (adj.) – implacable – without
                stopping



                     Steady and persistent
                 6) Find five synonyms for
                      the word “relentless”
Macroeconomics (noun) – macroeconomia
  – the study of the general, large-scale
          aspects of an economy

Example aspects: unemployment and
inflation, the effect of government
activity such as taxes on the economy,
the exchange rate of currency between
countries

7) Copy the following sentence:
 Macroeconomics considers the performance
 of the economy as a whole.
Ambivalence (noun) –ambivalencia
  – inability to make a choice

               Mixed feelings or emotions
               Simultaneous and
                contradictory feelings or
                attitudes towards something
               Ex: Love/hate relationship

              8) Draw your own picture or
              cartoon for “ambivalence”
   Amassed (verb) – acumulado –
     to gather a large quantity

News Headline: Occupy Wall
Street Protesters Have
Amassed $230,000 and
Supplies

9.) Write a sentence to
match one of the photos,
using the word “amassed”
 Massacre (verb) – masacre – a
general slaughter, as of person or
             animals

            News Headline: Family Of Medford
             Pharmacy Massacre Victim Filing
                                      Lawsuit
      10) Draw your own picture or cartoon for
                                   “massacre”
                        OR
               Use “massacre” in a compound
          sentence with a prepositional phrase
         Sublime (adj.) – under the
              limelight; divine
           (lofty, grand, exalted)

 Sublime music
 Sublime cooking
 Sublime beauty

11.) Use one of the above as
the subject of a compound-
complex sentence
                               The dog stopped to smell the
                               sublime scent of the flower.
     Submissive (adj.) – sumiso –
       under another’s control

 Meekly obedient or passive



12.) Write a sentence
with a prepositional
phrase using the
word “submissive”
     Subordinate (adj) –
subordinados – to serve under

             Under the authority or
             control of another or lower in
             rank or position
         13) Find five synonyms for the word
                               “subordinate”
                          OR
             Use the word “subordinate” in a
                sentence with a prepositional
                                      phrase
   Intransigent (adj) – intransigente
      – refusing to carry through

 Unwilling or refusing to change
 one's views or to agree about
 something

  14) Use the word
  “intransigent” in a
  compound-complex
  sentence.
    Transcendental (adj) – beyond
             ordinary
 Beyond common thought or
  experience; mystical or
  supernatural

9.) Write a
sentence to match
the photo, using
the word
“transcendental”

				
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