Vocabulary 2

Performance Indicator:

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.

Write a definition and the part-of-speech for each of the words and then use each word in a sentence emphasizing the word’s meaning; underline the vocabulary term in each sentence.

1.  Aberration
2.  Anachronism
3.  Bravado
4.  Congenital
5.  Didactic
6.  Empirical
7.  Gaunt
8.  Ignominy
9.  Invidious
10. Liaison
11. Malleable
12. Maudlin
13. Polemic
14. Propitiate
15. Prurient
16. Quixotic
17. Rapport
18. Salubrious
19. Sanguine
20. Taciturn
21. Tenable
22. Travesty
23. Ubiquitous
24. Vestige
25. Zealot