25 terms

Coach Carter Vocabulary

Vocabulary words for the Coach Carter unit.
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phenom
very talented; exceptional
modest
humble; not bragging
facade
The front of a building OR a superficial appearance or illusion of something
dubiously
doubtful or uncertain
conspicuous
obvious to the eye or mind
gripe
complain
immobile
not capable of movement or of being moved
bellowed
yelled; spoke loudly and powerfully
fundamentals
basics
indifferent
showing no care or concern in attitude or action
despairing
Hopeless, despondent, discouraged
voluminous
large in volume or bulk
perennial
recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedly
bouyed
to keep afloat or support
evaporated
disappeared or vanished
derogatory
insulting or intended to insult
inadequate
not good enough for what is needed
intervened
interfered; came between; got involved in a situation
mentor
a wise and trusted guide and advisor
frantically
hurriedly, in a panicked way
irate
feeling or showing extreme anger
desperate
leaving little or no hope; very serious or dangerous
infuriating
causing or tending to cause anger or outrage; maddening
fadeaway
an act or instance of fading away
credentials
written evidence showing that a person has a right to a certain position or authority