VL06 Sophomore English Walsh Name _____________________________ Per ____ Directions: Below each word and its definition, write out a sentence that follows one of the “strong sentence” formats. A STRONG SENTENCE CONTAINS THE WORD AND ITS DEFINITION. Color your words and definitions with their signature highlighter colors. DUE: next Wednesday. QUIZ: next Wednesday. o The witch’s brew was particularly potent, so I knew it would be effective in transforming me. o When the teacher said I debated persuasively, I knew I had spoken potently at the debate. potent - (adj) powerful or effective (adv) potently- persuasively, intoxicatingly lethargic - (adj) lackluster, sluggish (n) lethargy- abnormal drowsiness; dullness or indifference insuperable - (adj) incapable of being overcome or passed over; impossible; unbeatable prostrate - (adj) lying flat; helpless; overcome inquisitively - (adv) inquiringly, pryingly (adj) inquisitive- questioning; curious minute - (adj) (pronounced: my-noot) extremely small; tiny supplicate - (v) beseech, implore (n) supplication- humble appeal or request foreboding - (n) a feeling that something bad is about to happen impediment - (n) obstacle, barrier, hurdle (v) impede- hamper, hinder, encumber inevitable - (adj) certain to happen, unavoidable (adv) inevitably- inexorably, predictably Greek and Latin roots: Write out sentences and highlight your roots, words and definitions in the text of those sentences. EX: Clarify contains clar so, I know it has to do with (HTDW) making something clear. clar - clear clarify, clarity, declare clud - to shut or close exclude, include, preclude cogn - know recognize, cognitive, precognition corp - body corporation, corporal, corpulent crat/cracy - rule democrat, autocrat, theocracy VL06– Vocabulary Worksheet DIRECTIONS: Choose the word from your vocabulary list that best matches the sentence. Write it on your paper. 1. Because they were so tiny, the _______________ particles were imperceptible without a microscope. 2. I was certain that my failure was _______________, because I had not studied. 3. Although the rock appeared so large that we could not pass over it, we found it was not _______________ if we used the handholds carved out by previous adventurers. 4. While some people think having only one leg is an obstacle to running a race, others realize it is not an _______________ at all. 5. The curious students were called “the _______________ ones” by their teacher. 6. While I am certain the love potion is powerful, I am not sure just how _______________ it is. 7. I have such a bad feeling about this vacation; I can’t shake the _______________. 8. If I don’t work out, I am so incredibly drowsy, I just can’t get over the _______________. 9. While he was lying flat on the ground, the _______________ man felt the earth quake. 10. An application for a scholarship may contain a humble request for money, but it probably shouldn’t be renamed a _______________. 11. When you know a person, you probably _______________ them. 12. A person who believes in the rule of the people is a _______________. 13. When one has a very large body, he may be _______________. 14. 15. If you desire a clear response, you must ask the question with _______________. When you shut people out, you have _______________ them.