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Week of June 10, 2002- Review List
The final quiz of the year will have ten words from throughout the year. The words will be a
surprise, but here are a few hints:
1. All of the words are somewhere on this page.
2. All of the words will be an adjective.

Week of June 3, 2002- Slavery and Civil War Words
1.    abolition
2.    assassination
3.    casualty
4.    confederacy
5.    emancipate
6.    fugitive
7.    proclamation
8.    secede
9.    union
10.   uprising

Extra Credit: civilian

Week of May 20, 2002- The Expanding Nation Words
1.    capitalism
2.    expansion
3.    discrimination
4.    immigrant
5.    industry
6.    “Manifest Destiny” (page 363 of The American Nation)
7.    migration
8.    nativist
9.    strike (noun)
10.   union

Extra Credit: imperialist

Week of May 6, 2002- More Random Words
1.    metropolitan
2.    pervious
3.    tantamount
4.    claustrophobic
5.    affable
6.    affront
7.    salient
8.    lucid
9.    obtuse

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10. sapid

Extra credit: sedentary

Week of April 29, 2002- Random Words
1.    bucolic
2.    inexorable
3.    nonpareil
4.    commodious
5.    acrimony
6.    propitiate
7.    furtive
8.    abstruse
9.    sagacious
10.   vapid

Extra credit: peripatetic

Week of April 15, 2002- Nightjohn Words
1.    breed (page 15, used as a verb)
2.    quarters (page 17)
3.    trough (page 18)
4.    overseers (page 26)
5.    shackle (page 26)
6.    addled (page 42)
7.    cower (page 53)
8.    extremity (page 74)
9.    swooned (page 76)
10.   lard (page 81)

Extra Credit: pallet (page 18)

Week of April 1, 2002- Possible WASL Words
1.    analyze
2.    comprehend
3.    convince
4.    evaluate
5.    expository
6.    infer
7.    interpret
8.    persuasive
9.    summarize
10.   synthesize

Extra Credit: find the meaning of the acronym “H.O.T.S” that relates to the words on this list.



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Week of March 25, 2002- Constitutional Words
1.    executive
2.    federalism
3.    impeach
4.    judicial
5.    liberty
6.    legislative
7.    override
8.    ratify
9.    republic
10.   veto

Extra Credit: sovereignty

Week of February 25, 2002- Declaration of Independence Words
1.    endow (page 645- “endowed”)
2.    unalienable (page 645)
3.    prudence (page 645)
4.    transient (page 645)
5.    usurpation (page 645- “usurpations”)
6.    relinquish (page 646)
7.    annihilation (page 646)
8.    rectitude (page 648)
9.    absolve (page 648-“absolved”)
10.   levy (page 648)

Extra Credit: magnanimity (page 647)

Week of February 11, 2002- Johnny Tremain Words (chapters 11 –12)
1.    haggard (page 232)
2.    subdued (page 233)
3.    canter (page 235-“cantering”)
4.    brood (page 248)
5.    pompous (page 253)
6.    prominent (page 255)
7.    threshold (page 260)
8.    dignity (page 262)
9.    translucent (page 262)
10.   trivial (page 265)

Extra Credit: lithe (page 268)

Week of February 4, 2002- Johnny Tremain Words (chapters 8 – 10)
1.    turbulent (page 171)
2.    genealogy (page 172)
3.    loitering (page 177)
4.    enmity (page 198)
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5.    maudlin (page 201)
6.    qualm (page 218)
7.    jounce (page 223)
8.    matron (page 225)
9.    dilapidated (page 225)
10.   inebriated (page 229)

Extra Credit: queue (page 215)

Week of January 28, 2002- Johnny Tremain Words (chapters 6 –7)
1.    inflammatory (page 114)
2.    impertinent (page 117)
3.    conceivable (page 123)
4.    sullen (page 123)
5.    jargon (page 136)
6.    inundated (page 141)
7.    reciting (page 149)
8.    unendurable (page 152)
9.    timid (page 154)
10.   admiration (page 166)

Note: this week you will not have a quiz. Instead, turn in a list of the words at the end of the
week showing the following:
1. The word
2. Its part of speech (as used in the book)
3. Its definition (as used in the book)
4. The word used correctly in an original sentence

Extra Credit: instead of writing a separate sentence for each word, use them all in a one –
two paragraph short story. Be sure to underline each word as you use it.

Week of January 21, 2002- Johnny Tremain Words (chapters 3 – 5)
1.    genial (page 52)
2.    nonchalant (pages 54, 83)
3.    belligerent (page 55)
4.    gumption (pages 58, 106)
5.    cordially (page 76)
6.    apparition (page 81)
7.    florid (page 83)
8.    perturbed (page 86)
9.    cavorting (page 101)
10.   fatuous (page 103)

Extra Credit: enigmatical (page 89)

Week of January 14, 2002- Johnny Tremain Words (chapter 2)
1.    coarse (page 33)

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2.    solder (page 35, “soldered”)
3.    tediously (page 37)
4.    mundane (page 37)
5.    eloquence (page 37)
6.    piteous (page 37)
7.    poultice (page 41)
8.    reprove (page 43)
9.    maimed (page 45)
10.   berate (page 47, “berated”)

Extra Credit: hypocritical (page 49)

Week of January 7, 2002- Johnny Tremain Words (chapter 1)
1.    feeble (page 2)
2.    parasitic (page 3)
3.    brackish (page 4)
4.    venerable (page 8)
5.    pious (page 8)
6.    haughty (page 9)
7.    expound (page 10)
8.    divot (page 10)
9.    affluence (page 13)
10.   lamentable (page 18)

Extra Credit- ethereal (page 6)

Week of December 3, 2001- A Break with Charity words (chapters 22 –
epilogue)
1.    rendezvous (page 253)
2.    covenant (page 255)
3.    recant (page 258)
4.    rheumy (page 260)
5.    disgruntled (page 261)
6.    russet (page 263)
7.    intricately (page 264)
8.    bereft (page 265)
9.    restitution (page 276)
10.   fanciful (page 284)

Extra Credit- coddled (page 275)

Week of November 26, 2001- A Break with Charity words (chapters 17 –
21)
1.    spectral (page 186)
2.    pageantry (page 193)
3.    deliberate (page 194)
4.    gallows (page 195)

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5.    credulity (page 201)
6.    proponent (page 204)
7.    grievous (page 239)
8.    graciously (page 239)
9.    recrimination (page 240)
10.   ardor (page 247)

Extra Credit- ravenously (page 186)

Week of November 13, 2001- A Break with Charity words (chapters 9 – 13)
1.    disclosure (page 91)
2.    redeem (page 91)
3.    abate (page 92)
4.    smite (page 107)
5.    unrepentant (page 107)
6.    hysteria (page 112)
7.    staunch (page 123)
8.    solace (page 130)
9.    momentum (page 132)
10.   insatiable (page 144)

Extra Credit- sundry (page 125)

Week of November 5, 2001- A Break with Charity words (chapters 4 – 8)
1.    benevolent (page 48)
2.    slanderous (page 49)
3.    malignant (page 53)
4.    apparel (page 56)
5.    intrepid (page 61)
6.    heresy (page 64)
7.    persecute (page 67)
8.    covey (page 69)
9.    malcontent (page 79)
10.   fidelity (page 87)

Extra Credit- melancholy (page 74)

Week of October 29, 2001- A Break with Charity words (chapters 2 – 3)
1.    exertion (page 20)
2.    overseer (page 21)
3.    succumb (page 23)
4.    bickering (page 29)
5.    conjure (page 30)
6.    dissembling (page 32)
7.    apprenticeship (page 35)
8.    manifest (page 37)
9.    perseverance (page 37)

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10. embody (page 37)

Extra Credit- frippery (page 20)

Week of October 22, 2001- A Break with Charity words (prologue – chapter
1)
1.    charity (title)
2.    congregation (page 4)
3.    reprisal (page 4)
4.    parsonage (page 5)
5.    brigantine (page 9)
6.    prophecy (page 9)
7.    palmistry (page 11)
8.    Sabbath (page 15)
9.    ponder (page 17)
10.   yearning (page 18)

Extra Credit- foreboding (page 14)

Week of October 15, 2001- “Columbus Document Words”
1.    advocate
2.    defect
3.    deficient
4.    depravity
5.    devout
6.    dividend
7.    intolerable
8.    portrayal
9.    rectification
10.   specimen

Extra Credit- garner

Week of October 1, 2001- “Setting Adjectives”
1.    abysmal
2.    alluring
3.    sultry
4.    frigid
5.    barren
6.    luxurious
7.    dreary
8.    picturesque
9.    lofty
10.   secluded

Extra Credit- ominous


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Week of September 24, 2001- “Three Skeleton Key Words”
1.    besiege
2.    extinguished
3.    fetid
4.    innumerable
5.    lurching
6.    maneuver
7.    provisions
8.    tapering
9.    treacherous
10.   writhing

Extra Credit- maniacal

Week of September 17, 2001- “First Americans Article Words”
1.    analysis
2.    anthropology
3.    basal
4.    contentious
5.    controversial
6.    excavations
7.    glacier
8.    interpretation
9.    migration
10.   primitive

Extra Credit- vociferous

Week of September 10, 2001- “Syllabus Words”
1.    humanities
2.    essential
3.    narrative
4.    descriptive
5.    expository
6.    persuasive
7.    history
8.    civics
9.    geography
10.   economics

Extra Credit- punctuality




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