Quarter 2 List 3 Vocabulary Words Word Bias Stereotype Denotation Connotation Aversion Part of Speech Definition Sentence Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group as compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair There was evidence of bias against the members of Gryffindor by Professor Snape. Noun a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. It’s a stereotype that all people who wear glasses are smart. Noun the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests. Denotation is generally defined as literal or dictionary meanings of a word in contrast to its connotative or associated meanings. Noun an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning. "the word “discipline” has unhappy connotations of punishment and repression" a strong dislike or disinclination. "he had a deep-seated aversion to most forms of exercise" Noun Noun Enamored Adjective Faction Noun Jeopardy Noun Ostracize Verb To be filled with a feeling of love for Bella is enamored of that vampire guy. a small, organized, dissenting group "Our own beloved within a larger one, esp. in politics. country . . . is now afflicted with faction and civil war" (Abraham Lincoln). danger of loss, harm or failure Tyson’s job was not in jeopardy. exclude (someone) from a society or group. She thought it couldn’t get any worse and then her best friend ostracized her. Unanimous Adjective (of two or more people) fully in agreement. The proposal to serve guinea pigs for lunch was unanimously opposed.