Vocab Unit # 2B – Due Date: _______________

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Vocab Unit # 2B – Due Date: _______________
Name: ___________________________ Period: _____
Directions: Using the part of speech and definition, think of word associations for each word, write or draw a clue that helps you remember each
word, and then create an original sentence that uses the word correctly and gives context clues as to its meaning.
Word, part of speech & definition
1. illegible (adj)
difficult or impossible to read
2. jeer (v)
to make fun of rudely or
unkindly; (n) a rude remark of
derision
3.
lucrative (adj) bringing in
money; profitable
4. mediocre (adj)
average, ordinary,
undistinguished
5. proliferate (v)
to reproduce, increase, or spread
rapidly
6. subjugate (v)
to conquer by force, bring under
complete control
7. sully (v)
to soil, stain, tarnish, defile,
besmirch
Word Associations (2)
Clue (symbol or drawing)
Original Sentence
Vocab Unit # 2B – Due Date: _______________
Name: ___________________________ Period: _____
Directions: Using the part of speech and definition, think of word associations for each word, write or draw a clue that helps you remember each
word, and then create an original sentence that uses the word correctly and gives context clues as to its meaning.
8. tantalize (v)
to tease, torment by teasing
9. terse (adj) brief and to
the point
10. unflinching (adj)
firm, showing no signs of fear,
not drawing back
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