Grade 11 Vocab Unit 12 Apathy-Unctuous 20 WORDS

Grade 11 Vocab Unit 12 Apathy-Unctuous 20 WORDS

Grade 11 Vocab Unit 12 Apathy-Unctuous 20 WORDS Word: Apathy Definition: a lack of interest Part of Speech: noun

Example Sentence: The mayor showed complete apathy for the citys problems; as a result, he was not elected again. Word: Artifice Definition: a trick Part of Speech: noun

Example Sentence: The student came up with various artifices to cheat on quizzes, but somehow always got caught. Word: Coup Definition: a takeover Part of Speech: noun Example Sentence: In an attempted coup, a

group of rebel soldiers stormed the kings palace; however, the overthrow was not successful. Word: Desiccate Definition: to dry out Part of Speech: verb Example Sentence: After a week without water,

the desiccated grass was completely dead Word: Diverge Definition: to move in different directions; to branch off Part of Speech: verb Example Sentence: The two candidates seemed similar, but they diverged on the issue of how

to correct the economic recession Word: Elicit Definition: to bring out Part of Speech: verb Example Sentence: The interviewer skillfully elicited the truth about the cover-up by asking insightful questions.

Word: Extrovert Definition: an open, outgoing person Part of Speech: noun Example Sentence: Maria is an extrovert; she walked boldly into the room full of strangers and struck up a number of conversations.

Word: Grandiloquent Definition: using a lot of big, fancy words to sound impressive Part of Speech: adjective Example Sentence: The paper was grandiloquent, but the unimpressive ideas were quite the opposite.

Word: Incorrigible Definition: incapable of being reformed Part of Speech: adjective Example Sentence: The convict was incorrigible; he committed a robbery within days of being released Word: Legacy

Definition: something handed down from the past Part of Speech: noun Example Sentence: The collection of baseball cards was the legacy that was passed down in the family since the early 1930s Word: Mortify

Definition: to humiliate Part of Speech: verb Example Sentence: Toms mother mortified him by showing his girlfriend pictures of Tom from middle school. Word: Pathology Definition: the science/study of diseases

Part of Speech: noun Example Sentence: Nursing classes often include readings on pathology. Word: PUTATIVE Definition: commonly accepted, supposed Part of Speech: adj Example Sentence:

It is a putative fact that Rafael Nadal is one of the best tennis players. The putative reason that she was accepted to such a prestigious college with such average grades is that her father donated a great deal of money to the school. Word: Premise Definition: an assumption; the basis for a

conclusion Part of Speech: noun Example Sentence: A good teacher works off of the premise that every student has the ability to succeed. Word: Querulous Definition: complaining in a whining manner

Synonyms: irritable; bad tempered Part of Speech: adjective Example Sentence: The customer had such a reputation for being querulous that no one on the wait staff wanted to serve him. Word: Recalcitrant Definition: disobedient

Part of Speech: adjective Example Sentence: The country was in turmoil, but the recalcitrant dictator refused to listen to the pleas of the international representatives. Word: Robust Definition: strong and healthy

Part of Speech: adjective Example Sentence: The robust ninety-year-old woman runs 5 miles each morning before breakfast. Word: Staunch Definition: firmly committed Part of Speech: adjective

Example Sentence: Jen is a staunch supporter of the baseball team; she will watch the whole game even if the team is losing by many runs. Word: Tangential Definition: only superficially related to the matter at hand; not especially relevant

Part of Speech: adjective Example Sentence: The vice presidents speech only had a tangential connection to the topic that had been announced. Word: Unctuous Definition: oily, insincere (slippery/sketchy)

Part of Speech: adjective Example Sentence: The car salesman came off as unctuous so we did not buy our car from him.

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