to attribute to someone
Ms. Hardin's students often impute wisdom to their language arts teacher.
unable to work together
The two students were incompatible and could not complete the "Call Me Maybe" project they were working on.
A zero in the grade book is not an inconsequential matter as it will affect your average significantly.
If our government keeps spending money we don't have, it is inevitable that we will be broke.
Spencer's intrepid spirit was important in his decision to join the Marines.
Ms. Hardin's intuitive use of the comma in college was a help, but knowing the rules would have earned her better grades.
Parkview's excitement and jubilation over their win against Brookwood was felt throughout Lilburn.
persuader of legislators
The lobbyist was hoping to convince the senator to vote against the bill to increase taxes.
Because Claire was confident while taking the Milestones, she looked nonchalant.
Martin Luther King Jr. demonstrated that he was a great orator in his "I Have a Dream" speech.
Johnny was a bit ostentatious when he showed his iphone to his group of friends.
Mario behaves in a perfidious manner when he leaves Yogi to run from Bowser.
talented beyond one's age
The precocious child scored way above average on her CoGAT test.
Scott's pretentious attitude led me to the conclusion that he was stuck on himself!
to delay unnecessarily
Most students like to procrastinate with homework, so they have to stay up late to finish it.
wise, careful, cautious
I was prudent and took my jacket when they said it was going to be cold.
irritable, always complaining
Sam's Benchmark grade only made his querulous parents angrier.
Jack's rancorous attitude towards Jen was obvious when he insulted her because she likes the Georgia Bulldogs.
withdrawn from society, hermit-like
Her reclusive behavior made it hard for her to make friends on the soccer team.
agreement after a quarrel
Jane longed for reconciliation between her and her estranged father.
quick to recover
After 911, New York City was as resilient as they quickly began cleaning up and rebuilding the place.
His restrained performance on the basketball court was a result of his injuries.
The benevolent King and Queen were worthy of the reverence showed by their people.
Because Kyle had the sagacity to realize that he could not win the argument, he left the room.
to observe carefully
It is important to scrutinize legal documents before signing them so you do not agree to something in error.
Tom's spontaneity always keeps things interesting as you never know what he is going to do next!
A terrible scandal erupted when they discovered the spurious Mona Lisa painting.
Beth's submissive behavior allowed people to take advantage of her kindness.
elusive, sly, ambiguous
Her subtle hint about her birthday make it difficult to determine whether or not she wanted us to celebrate.
lacking in depth
Because her science knowledge was only superficial, she did not do well on the Milestones.
extra, too much
The superfluous chatter in the room made it difficult for students to concentrate on their work.
to force an end or keep under control
Mitch could not suppress his laughter any longer and created a disruption in class.
The administration did not know about the surreptitious meetings by the upset citizens.
Because Amanda did not want to hurt her mom's feelings, she was very tactful when giving her honest opinion about her outfit.
Her tenacious spirit gave her a competitive edge when competing on the tennis court.
The football player's transient success only lasted while he was strong and healthy.