Unit Review Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Workshop-Level C- Unit 4-6

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abashed

embarrassed, ashamed, or non plussed

aloof

withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice)

anguish

great mental suffering, distress, or pain; to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow

articulate

to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system; able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully

bask

to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from

defect

an imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind; to desert a cause or organization

finesse

delicate skill; tact and cleverness; to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion

flaunt

to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, offensive way

forthright

frank, direct, straightforward

genial

cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm

instill

to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in

ostracize

to exclude from a group, banish, send away

premonition

forewarning or foreboding of a future event

pseudonym

a pen name, name assumed by a writer

purge

to wash away impurities, clean up; the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively

rehabilitate

to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position

repercussion

an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverberation

resolute

bold, determined; firm

retentive

able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily

scapegoat

a person or thing carrying the blame for others

aghast

s-shocked, horrified , stupefied

ample

s-sufficient, adequate, considerable

apparition

s-phantom, specter

assert

s-affirm, avow

cower

s-cringe, flinch

disdain

s-spurn, reject

epitaph

s-tombstone inscription

ethical

s-upright, virtuous, honorable

facetious

s-comical, witty, tongue-in-cheek

inaudible

s-faint, indistinct

indiscriminate

s-haphazzard, random, uncritical

intrigue

s-scheme, plot, conspiracy

jurisdiction

s-purview

plausible

s-believable, probable

plebeian

s-lowborn, proletarian, coarse, unrefined

prodigal

s-improvident, spendthrift, wastrel

pulverize

s-crush, demolish

sequel

s-follow-up, continuation

volatile

s-unstable, erratic

aghast

a-delighted, overjoyed, unmoved

ample

a-insufficient, inadequate

cower

a-stand up to

disdain

a-revere, venerate, esteem, respect

ethical

a-immoral, unscrupulous, dishonest

facetious

a-serious, humorless

inaudible

a-audible, easily heard

indiscriminate

a-selective

intrigue

a-fair play

jurisdiction

a-purview

plausible

a-improbable, far-fetched

plebeian

a-aristocratic, refined, cultivated

prodigal

a-frugal, economical, stingy, miserly

proximity

a-distance, remoteness

pulverize

a-crush, demolish

sequel

a-prelude, overture, curtain-raiser

volatile

a-stable, steady, static, inert, dormant

proximity

a-disdain and remoteness

annul

to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to declare legally invalid or void cancel, abolish, invalidate, nullify

bláse

indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures; apathetic

bolster

to support, give a boost to; a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post strengthen, reinforce, buttress, validate

deplore

to feel or express regret or disapproval lament, bemoan, bewail

frivolous

of little importance, not worthy of serious attention; not meant seriously silly, foolish, inane, petty, trifling

muster

to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon; to amount to, comprise, include; a list of men for military service; a gathering, accumulation mobilize, marshal, roster, inventory

nonentity

a person or thing of no importance nobody

obsess

to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind preoccupy

ornate

elaborately decorated; showily splendid fancy, elaborate, flashy, flamboyant

oust

to remove, drive out of a position or place expel, eject

peruse

to read thoroughly and carefully study, pore over, scrutinize

porous

full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water leaky, permeable

promontory

a high point of land extending into water cliff, headland

prone

Lying face down; inclined, likely prostrate, liable, apt

qualm

a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt; a feeling of faintness or nausea regret, second thought, scruple

recourse

a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection redress, remedy, resort

residue

a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed remnant, remains, leavings

solicitous

showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something concerned

staid

serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct sedate, sober, prim

sustain

to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of foster, maintain

weighing

is not a physical change

crushing

is a physical change

melting

is a physical change

passing electric current

is a physical change

element

a pure substance that cannot be separated into simpler substances by physical or chemical means.

pure substance

a substance that contains only one type of particle

characteristic properties

not affected by the amount of an element present

size

is not a characteristic property

shape

is not a characteristic property

mass

is not a characteristic property

volume

is not a characteristic property

weight

is not a characteristic property

melting point

is characteristic property

density

is characteristic property

color

is characteristic property

harness

is characteristic property

flammability

is characteristic property

reactivity with acid

is characteristic property

what are the two common properties that most terriers share?

they are fairly small in size and have short hair

what can all elements be classified as?

metals, metalloids or non metals

an element that is shiny and that conducts heat and electric current well?

metal

an element that conducts heat and electric current poorly, and can be a solid, liquid or gas?

nonmetal

elemets that have properties of both metals and nonmetals

metalloid

three examples of compounds you encounter everyday are

table salt, baking soda and sugar

compounds

are combinations of elements that join in specific ratios according to their masses; random combinations of elements; different mass ratios mean different compounds

true about properties of compounds

a compound has the same properties as the elements that form it.

How is it possible that we can eat them in a compound?

When combined they form a harmless compound with unique properties.

compound

two or more elements are joined by chemical bonds to form a new pure substance

sodium cloride

table salt

sodium

a soft, silvery white metal that reacts violently with water

chlorine

a poisonous, greenish yellow gas

what compound helps give carbonated beverages their "fizz"?

carbon acid

what elements make up the compound that helps give carbonated beverages their "fizz"?

carbonic acid, carbon dioxide and hydrogen and oxygen

What is the only way to break down a compound?

chemical change

aluminum is produced by breaking down which compound?

aluminum oxide

what compound do plants use in photosynthesis to make carbohydrates

carbon dioxide

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