Vocabulary 2

Performance Indicators:

P.S. ELA-1 Language:   Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

A. Notice and correct grammatical and mechanical errors in writing.
B. Demonstrate command of correct sentence structure and variety.
C. Apply standard usage to formal speaking and writing.


Vocabulary 2

Write a definition, the part of speech and an original sentence demonstrating the word’s meaning for each of the listed vocabulary 2 words.

1.  ambiguous

2.  amour

3.  brood

4.  contiguous

5.  convivial

6.  crescendo

7.  echolalia

8.  hauteur

9.  impetuous

10. languid

11. melancholy

12. obstetrical

13. oculist

14. punctilious

15. spectroscopic

16. staid

17. subterfuge

18. sumptuous

19. vacuous

20. vinous