MVHS Quarter 3, Week 6 Vocab
|Precept|| (n.) a rule of how someone should act|
EX. Mr. Thrall's most important _____________________ is "Always be nice usually."
|Precipitate|| (v.) to cause something to happen suddenly|
(v.) to rain
EX. Timmy's utterance of every swear word in the book ________________________ his three hour time out.
|Prerogative|| (n.) a special right or privilege|
EX. As chairman and president of Team Clean Language, it is my ____________________ to add words to the Very Naughty Words List as I see fit. "Apple Blossom" is now a VERY naughty word!
|Pretentious|| (adj.) overly showy; cocky|
EX. Some folks say that I am __________________, but the truth of the matter is, I am the most fantastic man this side of the Rillito River Wash.
|Precocious|| (adj.) talented beyond your age|
EX. I was considered ______________________ when, at age two, I said to my mother, "I love you, mother, but I wonder if you will cease exposing me to those horrifying blobs called Teletubbies. I prefer something along the lines of Masterpiece Classics."