Spelling and Vocabulary List---Week 5
1. Flagrant-very wrong, obvious mistake.
Example: The band made a flagrant mistake on the very last chord of the piece of music.
2. Extemporaneous-Doing something without advance preparation.
Example: It appeared the speech the congressman made about taxes was completely an extemporaneous one.
3. Imperative-Something which must be done at all costs or which cannot in any way be ignored.
Example: It is imperative that you take out the trash as it is beginning to attract flies and small furry animals.
4. Melancholy-Having low spirits, perhaps even in a sad mood.
Example: The choir sang a very melancholy song about the rain.
5. Petulant-Irritable over small things.
Example: The English teacher became petulant over the commas and periods that were left out of the composition.
Spelling and Vocabulary List---Week 4
1. Dilapidated-Fall into ruin or despair, run down, falling apart.
Example: The car was left in the field until it was completely dilapidated.
2. Redundant-Unnecessary repetition, doing something over and over.
Example: The teacher became redundant while trying to make his point about the Civil War.
3. Nonchalant-Without much enthusiasm, undisturbed by surroundings.
Example: She was very nonchalant when she left the building as to not attract any attention to the fact that she had three cats under her coat.
4. Lethargic-Having little or no energy or interest.
Example: The student was very lethargic in class today.
5. Infamous-Of foul or bad reputation.
Example: Jesse James was an infamous cowboy from the Wild West era.