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Virtue (noun)
1) Growing up my mother
always told me that
patience was a virtue.
Synonyms:
Moral excellence
goodness
righteousness
2) Sarah thought that
John’s greatest virtues
were his devotion and
compassion.
Santa doing
charity=virtuous!
My greatest virtue is…
Vice (noun)
Definition
An amoral habit
Synonyms:
fault
Failing
weakness
My greatest vice is…
Or
A common vice many teenagers have is…
1) Caffeine was the high
school teacher’s only
vice.
2) While Sarah thought
John had many virtues,
his greatest vice was
procrastination. She
had to nag him every
day to do his English
homework.
VALIDITY (noun)
Synonyms:
Genuineness
Legitimacy
Credibility
to be recognized as valid, genuine,
credible, or true
1) John wanted to take
Sarah to see
Paranormal Activity 4
but couldn’t get in
because he didn’t
have a valid id to
prove he was 17.
2) When conducting
research you must
always question the
validity of a website.
Some sites are not
Explain a time when you questioned someone or
written by trustworthy
something’s validity, or explain when your validity was
authors.
questioned.
Transgressions (noun)
Def: A violation of a law, duty, or command
Synonyms:
Misbehavior
Misdemeanor
Breach
defiance
Yesterday John committed a major transgression
at ACHS; he texted Sarah during class which
resulted in both of them receiving referrals.
Explain why Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is a
transgression.
According to your own parents, what would
constitute a transgression?
Envious (adj)
Def: closely related to jealousy; the feeling of
wanting something that belongs to another
Synonyms:
Jealous
Resentful
Covetous
John was secretly
envious of Sarah’s
higher grade on the
English essay.
Dylan was envious of
Mark’s new Mustang;
Dylan didn’t even
have his license yet.
I was envious of _____________ because…
Vulnerable (adj)
Def: capable of being hurt, susceptible to temptation, attack, etc.
Synonyms:
Susceptible
Unguarded
Accessible
The newborn baby was so
vulnerable his mother constantly
watched over him.
John felt that his love for Sarah
made him vulnerable.
In what ways is Romeo and/or
Juliet vulnerable?
List three things that are
vulnerable.
Mundane (adj)
Def: common, boring, ordinary
Sarah complained to John that their
relationship was too mundane; they
never did anything different or
exciting.
I hate Mondays because they
always feel mundane.
What is the irony in the cartoon?
Why are the sports listed on the
left mundane?
Relentless (adj)
Synonyms:
Unyielding
Overly severe or strict
Adamant
unbending
Romeo’s courtship was relentless; nothing
prevented him from seeing Juliet. He was
so relentless he was willing to die to be
close to her.
Who is the most relentless person you
know? What makes him or her
relentless?
Why is relentless an appropriate name for
an energy drink?
Russell Crowe in the movie
Gladiator is a relentless fighter.
Dilemma (noun)
Def: any difficult or perplexing situation or problem
Synonyms:
Problem
Predicament
After realizing Sarah is a bit high
maintenance, John has a dilemma: to break
up or stay together.
Now that Tybalt is dead and Romeo is
banished, what is Juliet’s biggest dilemma?
What moral dilemma must Friar Laurence
face?
What is the biggest dilemma you have ever
faced?
Alliance (noun)
Def: an agreement or treaty between two or more
people/groups to cooperate for specific purposes.
Synonyms:
Agreement
Treaty
Deal
On the show Survivor, competitors
often form alliances; they agree not
to vote their ally off the island.
Friar Laurence decides to marry
Romeo and Juliet because he
hopes the marriage will create an
alliance between the two families.
With whom do you have an
alliance?
Agile (adj)
Def: quick and well coordinated in movement
Synonyms:
Nimble
Athletically quick
My dog, while small, is extremely
agile; he can dart, twist, and jump
away from bigger dogs.
The basketball season started and
Sarah was impressed with John’s
agility; he moved better than most
of the guys on this team.
A really agile athlete is _________
because…
Aspire (verb)
Def: to long, aim, or seek for ambitiously
Synonyms:
Hope
Dream
Strive
Although John was only 5’6,” he still aspired to
play in the NBA, so he worked harder than
everyone else on his high school team.
Sarah’s aspirations include the following:
graduating with honors, winning state in
soccer, and fixing her relationship dilemmas
with John.
What are Lord Capulet’s aspirations for Juliet?
Something I aspire to do is
_________ because…
Word Cells
Mortician
Mortuary
Mortal
transmit, transfer, transport
Friar John is supposed to transfer a letter from Friar Laurence to
Romeo. However, transportation was difficult during this time.
He had to travel on horseback through plague-infested lands.
destroy, destructive,
descend, detract
When Romeo was descending from Juliet’s bedroom, she
thought he looked like he was descending into a tomb.
Hasty actions are destroying their relationship and their lives.
Lord Capulet engaged in destructive behavior; nothing would
detract him from his aspiration to wed Juliet to Paris.
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