Mrs. Biser's Vocabulary

School:East York
Location:East York

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Lesson 1

  • foisted -- unwanted; to have no choice
  • deprive -- to keep away
  • queasy -- to feel sick in your stomach
  • annoyed -- to feel angry or upset
  • pact -- an agreement or deal between two people
  • venture -- a risky project or adventure

Lesson 10

  • solitary -- to be alone most of the time
  • exuberant -- full of excitement, energy, and happiness
  • encircle -- to surround something
  • pliable -- easy to move or bend without breaking
  • vulnerable -- weak and unprotected; at risk of being harmed
  • lumbers -- to move slowly and in a clumsy way
  • comprehend -- to understand
  • scan -- to look carefully over an area for something specific
  • mature -- fully grown; to behave like an adult
  • nurture -- to care for something while it is growing and developing

Lesson 11

  • obvious -- easily seen or understood
  • traits -- qualities or characteristics of a person or thing
  • mimic -- to act like or try to look like a person or thing
  • deceptive -- to make someone believe something that is not true
  • predator -- animals that kill and eat other animals
  • avoid -- to keep away from a person or thing
  • resemble -- to look similar to a person or a thing
  • lure -- to make you want to go near something even if it is dangerous

Lesson 12

  • erupt -- to burst through a surface
  • revealed -- something that was hidden but can now be seen
  • immediate -- something that happens right away
  • gradually -- something that happens slowly over time
  • constant -- something that happens without stopping
  • depths -- the deepest part; such as the ocean
  • contract -- to get smaller by shrinking

Lesson 13

  • skeptical -- to express doubt that something is true
  • plunge -- to rush into suddenly
  • scoff -- to speak in a critical way; to mock
  • drudgery -- hard, unpleasant, and boring work
  • alter -- to change
  • discouraged -- to not believe things will turn out as you hoped
  • treacherous -- dangerous and unpredictable
  • smolder -- to burn slowly from the inside without flames

Lesson 14

  • fascinated -- to be very interested or attentive to someone or something
  • peculiar -- stange and unusual
  • dash -- to suddenly run away
  • hermit -- a person who lives alone away from other people
  • timid -- shy and unsure of oneself
  • tremble -- to shake
  • occasionally -- to happen once in a while
  • drab -- something that is dull and lacks color

Lesson 15

  • delectable -- food that tastes really good; delicious
  • privilege -- special right that certain people can have
  • guidance -- to provide help and advice
  • hoist -- to raise something up
  • fragile -- easily broken or damaged
  • seasoned -- to have a lot of experience
  • cherish -- something that means a lot; to care for it lovingly
  • pristine -- clean and untouched
  • intrepid -- to be brave and have no fear
  • undoubtedly -- something that will definitely happen

Lesson 16

  • trample -- to step on something and damage it
  • quest -- a journey with a specific purpose
  • hoaxer -- someone who tries to trick other people
  • perfect -- to improve something to the best it can be
  • tinker -- to try to fix or adjust something
  • forged -- to use great effort to form something
  • barriers -- objects that keep others from moving ahead

Lesson 17

  • participate -- to be involved in something
  • brilliant -- very bright and shiny (like a diamond)
  • mischievous -- someone who likes to play tricks on others
  • ancestors -- people who lived before you in your family
  • graceful -- to move in a smooth way
  • exotic -- something that came from a faraway place and is unusual and interesting

Lesson 18

  • stature -- the height of a person
  • resourceful -- a person who is good at finding ways to solve a problem
  • vast -- wide; large; great in size
  • rouse -- to wake or startle a person
  • inadvertently -- to do something without trying to do it
  • bountiful -- to have a lot of something
  • relentless -- to refuse to give up
  • intention -- purpose; what a person plans to do

Lesson 19

  • magnificent -- beautiful and impressive
  • confident -- to be sure about oneself or what you are doing
  • anxious -- to worry
  • declare -- to announce in a clear way
  • gloat -- to brag in a mean way
  • insist -- to demand in a firm way; to refuse to change your mind
  • distressed -- to feel sad and unhappy

Lesson 2

  • gape -- to stare with an open mouth; surprised
  • glare -- to stare in an angry way
  • mutter -- to whisper under your breath
  • snicker -- to laugh in a mean way
  • fluke -- something unusual; to happen once
  • legendary -- someone who is famous
  • flinch -- to move quickly
  • stunned -- to be shocked by something

Lesson 20

  • ominous -- warning; a sign something bad is going to happen
  • gracious -- to be pleasant and polite
  • monitor -- to check progress on a regular basis
  • looming -- something that is likely to happen
  • miserable -- to feel uncomfortable or unhappy
  • self-assurance -- self-confident and secure
  • install -- to put something into place so it can be used
  • confound -- to surprise or confuse someone
  • beam -- to grin or smile
  • exposed -- uncovered and unprotected

Lesson 21

  • intend -- a plan to do something
  • select -- to be among the best; special quality
  • prideful -- to be full of pride; to feel really good about something
  • recall -- to remember
  • consisted -- to be made of
  • snatch -- to grab or pull away

Lesson 22

  • burst -- to be excited and want to share
  • comfort -- to help someone feel better
  • huddle -- to gather together in a group
  • journey -- a trip; usually takes a long time
  • opportunities -- chances to do something you want to do
  • recognize -- to know someone

Lesson 23

  • forlorn -- to feel sad and lonely
  • resolve -- to make up your mind to do something
  • stingy -- a person who doesn't share
  • pathetic -- a person or thing that is sad or helpless
  • noble -- a person who is honest and unselfish
  • fidget -- restless; to move around
  • scrounging -- to look around trying to find something
  • suspicion -- to think someone is quilty

Lesson 24

  • advantage -- to make good use of something
  • stealthy -- to be quiet and hidden
  • suitable -- just right
  • withstand -- able to get through something; usually something difficult
  • remarkable -- something that is special so others may notice
  • extract -- to carefully remove something

Lesson 25

  • vigorously -- to do something wiht energy
  • festive -- colorful and exciting
  • expectantly -- eager; look forward to it
  • aspects -- the features of something
  • gorgeous -- beautiful; attractive
  • symbolize -- to represent something
  • destination -- a place someone is going to
  • reconstruct -- to rebuild
  • ornate -- overly decorated
  • misfortune -- unlucky or unpleasant

Lesson 3

  • sizzle -- hot ; to make a hissing sound
  • surrender -- to stop fighting; give up
  • cluster -- a tight group; grapes, people
  • sparkling -- to shine clear and bright
  • stroll -- to walk slowly; to wander
  • particular -- to like one thing; something specific

Lesson 4

  • fury -- strong anger
  • accusing -- to think or say someone is guilty
  • crane -- to stretch to see or hear better
  • avert -- to look or move away
  • stern -- to be serious or strict
  • cringe -- to move or flinch slightly because of fear or pain
  • interrogation -- to get information by asking a lot of questions
  • solemnly -- to speak in a serious way

Lesson 5

  • reminiscent -- to think about memories in the past
  • commence -- to begin
  • consternation -- when a person feels upset or worried
  • serenely -- to be calm and quiet
  • recruit -- to get someone to join a group
  • downcast -- to feel sad; to be hopeless
  • extensive -- a large amount
  • pensive -- to think deeply about something
  • culinary -- skills or tools related to cooking
  • vivid -- very bright colors

Lesson 6

  • jostle -- to push or knock against someone or something
  • pounce -- to eagerly jump on something in order to take it
  • dart -- to move suddenly and quickly
  • attentive -- to carefully listen or watch
  • responsible -- able to be trusted
  • swerve -- to turn suddenly to avoid hitting something
  • contradict -- to express the opposite side or idea

Lesson 7

  • untangle -- to untie knots or straighten a twist
  • rumpled -- messy or wrinkled
  • taut -- to stretch or pull tightly
  • lurk -- to wait quietly hidden before doing something bad
  • reluctant -- to not want to do something
  • inspect -- to look at closely
  • resound -- to fill with sound
  • surge -- to feel something suddenly or strongly

Lesson 8

  • slick -- a smart, clever way to present something
  • cease -- to stop
  • impressed -- to admire someone or something
  • fierce -- angry, violent, or ready to attack
  • nimble -- to move quickly, lightly, and easily
  • exist -- something that is real and present in the world

Lesson 9

  • preserve -- to keep from being harmed or damaged
  • unique -- one of a kind
  • delicate -- something that can break easily; to be done with care
  • inspire -- excited about doing something good
  • intervals -- to repeat over and over with a certain amount of time in between
  • bond -- to unite two or more people or groups
  • infest -- large numbers of insects or animals that usually cause damage
  • flexible -- to bend easily
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