Akimel A-al 6th Grade

School:Akimel A-al
Location:Phoenix AZ
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Lesson 1

  • definite -- having limits; certain
  • navigator -- a person who steers or directs a ship or an aircraft
  • twilight -- the period from sunset to dark; pertaining to the period from sunset to dark
  • majority -- more than half the total; the greater part
  • doubtful -- not clear; uncertain
  • deny -- to refuse to give; to reject as untrue
  • reliable -- dependable; trustworthy
  • symbol -- something that stands for something else
  • vivid -- lively; bright; clearly perceived by the mind
  • descendant -- something that comes from an earlier form; offspring

Lesson 1 ALA

  • bisect -- to divide into two equal parts
  • monarch -- a person who rules a kingdom or empire; a king or queen, emperor or empress; a large black and orange American butterfly
  • monolith -- a large block of stone
  • duplex -- a dwelling with two living units
  • bipartisan -- involving two political parties
  • monologue -- a long speech made by one performer or by one person in a group
  • monopoly -- exclusive control of the trade in some item or service
  • unilateral -- one-sided; done by or affecting one person, group or country etc.. and not another
  • bilateral -- having two sides; made between two persons or groups
  • monogram -- a design composed of letters, usually the first letter of a name
  • unanimous -- being in complete agreement
  • duplicate -- to make an identical copy or double of something; to repeat

Lesson 10 ALA

  • context -- the parts before or after a word or statement that influence its meaning
  • crescendo -- a gradual increase in sound, often referring to music
  • efficacious -- effective as a means or remedy
  • mollify -- to calm; to make gentler or softer in feeling
  • facsimile -- an exact copy of a book, painting, document etc.
  • accrue -- to come as a natural increase or advantage
  • beneficence -- doing good or causing good to be done; kindly action
  • faction -- a group or clique within a larger group, party or government
  • pretext -- a false reason put forward to conceal the true one
  • excrescence -- abnormal growth or outgrowth
  • facile -- acting, working, or proceeding with ease; fluent

Lesson 2

  • legend -- a popular story or myth handed down for generations; a person whose deeds are remembered as stories; a note on an illustration or map
  • quote -- to reproduce word for word; to refer to as an example; to state, as a price; words repeatedly exactly
  • journalism -- writing and publishing news
  • astonish -- to amaze; to suprise
  • unexpectedly -- suddenly; in an unnannounced way; in a way not known before
  • conference -- a formal meeting for discussion
  • summarize -- to give a brief account of; to say briefly
  • interview -- a face-to-face meeting for evaluating or questioning; to meet with for the purpose of evaluating or asking questions
  • innumerable -- too many to be counted; countless
  • session -- a meeting of a group; a series of such meetings; a period of activity; a school semester or term

Lesson 2 ALA

  • triumvirate -- a group of three, especially in authority
  • quatrain -- a stanza or group of four lines of poetry
  • bicentennial -- a two-hundreth anniversary
  • trisect -- to divide into three parts
  • quartet -- a musicaly composition for four voices or instruments; a set of four, especially of four musicians
  • decathlon -- an athletic contest inwhich each contestant takes part in ten events
  • centigrade -- referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degrees where water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 100 degrees
  • trilogy -- a group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme
  • quadrant -- a quarter of a circle or of its circumference; an early machine for measuring altitudes; any of the four parts of an area divided by perpendicular lines
  • decimate -- to destroy a large part of; to kill one in every ten
  • centenary -- pertaining to a 100-year period

Lesson 3 ALA

  • omnivorous -- feeding on both plants and meat; devouring everything, especially intellectually
  • totalitarian -- referring to a form of government inwhich one party holds absolute control
  • recluse -- a person who avoids mixing with people
  • pandemonium -- uproar
  • omnipresent -- present everywhere
  • holocaust -- a great destruction, especially by fire; murder by the Nazis of over six million Jews and millions of other people in World War II
  • preclude -- to prevent; to make impossible
  • omnipotent -- having unlimited power; all-powerful
  • catholic -- universal; including most things; referring to the Roman Catholic church
  • cloister -- a covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out on a courtyard
  • panacea -- a cure-all for diseases or troubles

Lesson 3 use this one

  • collapse -- to fall down or apart; to break down suddenly; the act of falling down
  • rash -- acting in a hasty or reckless manner; spots that erupt on the skin
  • nuisance -- something or somebody causing annoyance or inconvenience
  • incident -- something that happens; an event
  • complex -- complicated; difficult; a group of related buildings; a group of feelings that influence a person's behavior
  • disastrous -- seriously harming; damaging
  • predict -- to foretell an event or events
  • fatal -- destructive; resulting in death; decisive; having to do with fate
  • foundation -- the base on which something is built; establishment or fund; basis
  • collide -- to crash; to come together with a violent impact; to come into conflict

Lesson 4

  • aviation -- the art or science of flying airplanes
  • locally -- within a given area
  • exception -- a person to whom or a case to which something does not belong; something left out
  • departure -- the act of going away or leaving
  • miraculous -- like a miracle; wonderful; almost beyond understanding
  • unfavorable -- not approved; not helpful
  • detect -- to discover; to notice something not obvious
  • disturb -- tro break up order or quiet; to upset someone emotionally; to bother
  • instinct -- to behave in a way that is natural or second nature; an aptitude or talent
  • demonstration -- the act of proving or showing something through example; an outward display of, or gathering to express, an opinion or protest

Lesson 4 ALA

  • vacuous -- empty; especially of meaning or purpose
  • aperture -- an opening, especially one that admits light
  • annihilate -- to destroy completely
  • renegade -- one who deserts a group, cause, faith, ect; an outlaw
  • vaunt -- to boast; to brag about; a boast
  • incipient -- in its early stages; beginning
  • negate -- to disprove; to nullify; to rule out; to cancel; to repel
  • vanity -- conceit, especially about one's appearance; something worthless or useless; a dressing table
  • overt -- done or shown openly
  • inception -- the beginning of something
  • nihilism -- to total rejection of religious or moral beliefs

Lesson 5

  • gratitude -- a feeling of grateful appreciation for something received or something done
  • error -- a wrong belief or opinion; a wrongdoing; a mistake
  • generation -- all the people born and living at about the same time and having similiar experiences; the average period of time between the births of parents and child; bringing into being
  • previous -- occurring before something or someone else in time or order
  • involve -- to include; to relate to; to make busy; to make complicated
  • heroic -- brave; strong and noble; like a hero
  • dread -- to look forward to with fear; great fear; inspiring awe or fear
  • caution -- a warning; carefulness; to warn
  • congratulate -- to express pleasure for general good fortune or success
  • separation -- a setting or putting apart; a division

Lesson 5 ALA

  • replete -- well-stocked or abundantly supplied; completely filled; utterly satisfied
  • minuscule -- extremely small
  • tenuous -- thin in form; flimsy; having littel substance or validity
  • implement -- a tool or natural utensil; to carry out; to put into effect
  • microcosm -- a miniature world; soemthing that resembles something else on a very small scale
  • attenuate -- to make slender or small; to weaken; to reduce in force or value
  • comply -- to do as one is asked or ordered
  • expletive -- an exclamation or oath; often obscene
  • microbe -- an organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one that causes disease
  • minutia -- a small or trivial detail
  • satiate -- to satisfy an appetite fully; to gratify to excess

Lesson 6

  • mobile -- able to move or change easily; movable
  • flexible -- able to bend without breaking; easily influenced; easily changed
  • competition -- rivalry; contest
  • escort -- one or more persons who accompany another; to go with someone
  • foe -- an enemy
  • maximum -- the greatest amount or number possible or reached; greatest possible or reached
  • hoist -- to lift or pull up; a tool or piece of equipment used to pull things up
  • commotion -- confusion; nosiy rushing around; disturbance; violent motion
  • paralysis -- a partial or complete loss of a function; a condition in which one cannot act
  • abdomen -- the middle part of the body, containing the stomach and other organs; the belly

Lesson 6 ALA

  • macrocosm -- the universe; any great whole
  • magnitude -- great importance or size; the degree of brightness of a star
  • polygon -- a flat shape with many straight sides
  • copious -- plentiful; in large amounts
  • magnate -- a wealthy, influential person, especially in business
  • polygamy -- the system of having more than one spouse at a time
  • magnanimous -- noble and generous, especially in forgivingl not petty
  • megalomania -- a form of mental illness in which a person has exaggerated ideas of his or her own importance; an obsessive idea to do things on a grand scale

Lesson 7

  • regulate -- to control, govern, or direct according to rule or system; to adjust to a certain standard
  • vault -- an arched ceiling; a secure room for storing valuables; a burial chamber; a jump; to jump over
  • discourage -- to take away courage or confidence; to advise (a person) against something
  • vacuum -- a completely empty space; a space left empty by the removal of something usually in it; to clean with a machine that works by suction
  • discomfort -- uneasiness; minor pain; lack of comfort
  • earnest -- serious; not joking; sincere
  • dainty -- delicate and pretty
  • linger -- to continue to stay; to delay or loiter
  • inhale -- to draw into the lungsl to breathe in
  • requirement -- something that is necessary or demanded; a necessity

Lesson 7 ALA

  • predestination -- the belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some higher power
  • preposterous -- absurd; contrary to nature or reason
  • anterior -- coming before in position or time
  • precept -- a command; a rule of conduct
  • premonition -- a warning in advance
  • antecedent -- a thing or event that precedes; the noun to which a pronoun refers
  • vanguard -- the foremost position, especially of an army or fleet; leaders of a movement, fashion, etc.
  • preempt -- to take possession of something before anyone else can do so
  • pretentious -- showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction
  • antebellum -- of a period before a war, especially the American Civil War
  • avant-garde -- ahead of the times, especially in the arts

Lesson 8

  • portion -- to give out in parts; an amount, share, or serving of of something
  • disguise -- to hide something by changing its usual appearance; a costume
  • reference -- the directing to a source for information; a mention of something or somebody; the naming of a person who can offer recommendation; to mention a source; used or usable for reference
  • acquire -- tp gain possession of
  • terminal -- at the end of something; final; the ending point; a limit; either end of a transportation line
  • conceal -- to hide; to keep secret
  • gasp -- to inhale suddenly with suprise; to breathe with difficulty; a difficult inhalation of breath
  • imposter -- a person who deceives others by pretending to be something he or she is not
  • hibernate -- tp spend the winter in an inactive state
  • imitate -- to copy exactly; to act the same as

Lesson 8 ALA

  • primate -- an archbishop or bishop who ranks highest among others; a member of the order of animals that includes monkeys, apes and humans
  • primordial -- primeval; original; fundamental
  • posthumous -- occurring or continuing after death, especially a work published after the author's death or a child born after the father's death
  • premier -- first in time or importance
  • primeval -- belonging to the first ages; ancient
  • posterity -- future generations
  • prime -- first in ran, excellence, quality, importance or time
  • posterior -- situated behind or at the back

Lesson 9

  • particle -- a very small piece; a slight trace
  • pharmacy -- the profession of preparing and dispensing medicines; a drugstore
  • surgery -- an operation; the operating room
  • resign -- to leave or offer to leave one's job or office; to accept something passively
  • static -- electrical discharges in the atmosphere that produce radio or television interference; not moving; still
  • pierce -- to pass into or through ; to stab; to sharply affect the senses or feeling
  • receipt -- a receiving; proof of receiving
  • bombard -- to attack verbally; to attack with bombs or fire at with projectiles
  • lunar -- of or on the moon; like the moon
  • bureau -- a chest of drawers; an agency, usually one that gives and collects information; a government department

Lesson 9 ALA

  • artisan -- a skilled craftsperson
  • rhapsody -- speech or writing expressing great pleasure or enthusiasm
  • depict -- to paint, draw, or express in a picture or sculpture; to describe; to picture in words
  • artless -- without deceit or cunning; natural; simple
  • parody -- a humorous imitation of a piece of literature or music
  • recant -- to take back a formal statement or belief previously made known
  • artifice -- craftiness; trickery; cleverness; skill
  • ode -- a poem usually addressed to a particular person, object or event that has stimulated deep and noble feelings in the poet
  • incantation -- the chanting or speaking of words seeming to have magical power or used to create a magical spell
  • pictograph -- a picture or drawing representing words or ideas
  • artifact -- an object made by human beings; ofter refers to a primitive tool or other relic from an earlier period

Vocab Lesson 3

  • disastrous -- seriously harming; damaging
  • predict -- to foretell an event or events
  • foundation -- the base on which something is built; establishment or fund; basis
  • collide -- to crash; to come together with a violent impact; to come into conflict
  • rash -- acting in a hasty or reckless manner; spots that erupt on the skin
  • nuisance -- something or somebody causing annoyance or inconvenience
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