Vocabulary 3

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, underlining the vocabulary term in each sentence.

1.  Abdicate
2.  Audacious
3.  Banter
4.  Capacious
5.  Cryptic
6.  Disparate
7.  Effusive
8.  Gambol
9.  Homily
10. Iconoclastic
11. Immolate
12. Imprecation
13. Jaunty
14. Lampoon
15. Lugubrious
16. Mercurial
17. Noxious
18. Panache
19. Quisling
20. Rapacity
21. Sacrosanct
22. Solecism
23. Tantamount
24. Tremulous
25. Volition