Terms in this set (10)
Def- to undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution)
Sentence- My stepmother is slowly changing things in our house in an attempt to subvert my mother's traditions.
Def- to bring under domination or control, especially by conquest; to make someone or something subordinate to (to subordinate = to treat or regard as of lesser importance / to make subservient to or dependent upon)
Sentence- The substitute teacher found it quite difficult to subjugate a class of thirty middle school students.
Def- lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring
Sentence- Jim's annoying personality seemed to be perennial; I thought he would never grow out of it
Def- 1. To regard something as being caused by (someone or something).
2. To ascribe a work or remark to (a particular author, artist, or speaker).
Sentence- I attribute my success on the Spanish book report to google translate.
Def- Contemptuous, disrespectful, or scornful ridicule or mockery.
Sentence- Sara's spirited teasing turned into derision when she made a comment about Mary's weight.
verb form- SUBVERT
noun form- SUBVERSION
adjective form- SUBVERSIVE
verb form- SUBJUGATE
adjective form- PERENNIAL
verb form- ATTRIBUTE
Verb form: DERIDE
Adjective form: DERISIVE
Noun form: DERISION