Weekly Words English 10, Bahmer The Crucible, Act I For each word

Weekly Words
English 10, Bahmer
The Crucible, Act I
For each word, complete the following:
 In a sentence, describe your method for remembering each word.
o Example: malediction, mal=bad in Spanish and diction=speech, so it is bad words
 Synonym(s)
o Example: a curse
 Write an original sentence using each word correctly and clearly. To receive full credit,
your sentence must give hint to the word’s definition through context.
o Example: The taxi driver yelled maledictions at the car full of reckless teenagers that
cut him off on the freeway.
1. citadel (n.) a fortress, typically on high ground, protecting or dominating a city
2. inert (adj.) lacking the ability or strength to move
3. ingratiating (adj.) intended to gain approval or favor
4. innate (adj.) inborn; natural; originating in the mind
5. magistrate (n.) a civil officer or lay judge who administers the law, esp. one who conducts
a court that deals with minor offenses and holds preliminary hearings for more serious
6. ordinance (n.) an authoritative order; a decree
7. parochial (adj.) of or relating to a church parish; having a limited or narrow outlook or
8. predilection (n.) a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor of something
9. rankle (v.) continue to be painful, fester; cause annoyance or resentment that persists
10. sect (n.) a group of people with somewhat different religious beliefs (typically regarded as
heretical) from those of a larger group to which they belong