English A 6 Grade Vocabulary List

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English A 6th Grade Vocabulary List
Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 (“Snow Falling in Spring”)
1. usurp – v., to take power or position through force or illegally.
2. egalitarian – adj., asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief
in the equality of all people, especially in political, economic, or social
life.
3. console – v., to comfort (someone) at a time of grief or
disappointment.
4. deja vu– n., a feeling of having already experienced the present
situation.
5. terrace – n. a raised level with a vertical sloping front or sides faced
with masonry, turf or the like.
6. unceremoniously – adv., discourteously abrupt; hastily; rudely.
7. albeit –CONJUNCTION., although.
8. donning – v., wearing (piece of clothing).
9. formative – adj., serving to form something, especially having a
profound and lasting influence on a person's development.
Homework due Friday: Look up each word in the dictionary. Omitting
the origin and the original meaning will be counted as incorrect. Use root
words if, upon looking the word up, you do not find an origin!
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