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Terms in this set (36)
To scold gently but firmly.
To caution, to warn
To take in and make part of the body; to digest (adapted). EX: A prosthetic arm.
To produce a response/reaction.
EX: The shout of "Fire" ____ panic in the audience.
EX: Don't plan our summer vacation until you have the ______ of the whole family.
To have or express a different opinion of something. Disagreement
EX: The community had a _____ about building the new hotel.
Irrelevant off the subject.
EX: Although your comment is interesting it is ______ to the topic of our discussion.
To soothe; to make less severe; to satisfy
EX: The teacher _____ the children's fears of the storm by explaining the causes of thunder and lightning.
A party or festival, especially one held outdoors.
EX: The city sponsors a Labor Day _____ at the lake.
Joking; avoiding seriousness
EX: Your ____ attitude was not appropriate during the serious discussion.
Plentiful, prodigal, overflowing; giving abundantly (usually used with IN)
EX: Theater critics were _____ in their praise for Lillian Hellman's play The Little Foxes.
EX: When we got home at two in the morning our ____ parents were waiting at the door.
Anger; Rage...You POSSESS
EX: He was unable to control his _____ when the bad guy stole all his money.
Wishing harm to others; malicious
EX: His ______ gossip created hurt feelings throughout the whole class.
EX: Despite being blind and deaf, Hellen Keller's _____ to learn led her to attend Radcliff College.
Cautious and watchful; prudent
EX: Despite her mother's reminder to be ______ on the way to Grandmother's house, Little Red Riding Hood reveals her destination to the ostensibly friendly wolf.
A sphere (A planet, an eye)
Like a large cave in size or darkness.
EX. The _____ sports stadium could hold a hundred thousand spectators.
the main ideas of a class, group, or movement.
EX: Training young people to be prepared in emergencies is an important aspect of Boy Scout and Girl Scout ______
By memory without thought of the meaning.
EX: Students rarely remember vocabulary words they learn by _____ and never use in writing or discussion.
Sono, Sonare, sonui, sonitum
L. "to sound"
Tango, Tangere, Tetigi, Tactum
L. "To touch"
L. "before," "for"
L. "circle," "anything round"
To the stars through difficulties.
Ad astra per aspera.
Touch me not.
Noli me tangere.
There is no joke in being spiteful.
Non est jocus esse malignum.
Willing and able.
Volens et potens.
Under the rose. (something done in secret)
I came, I saw, I conquered.
Veni, vidi, vici.
Watch and pray.
Vigilate et orate.
From eggs to apples.
Ab ovo usque ad mala.
In the middle (thick) of things.
In medias res.
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