8th Grade LA Vocabulary Root acr acro culp derm brev per pac Root Meaning sharp High, point or tip blame skin short through peace List 7 Vocabulary Word acrid acronym culprit dermatologist brevity perception pacify Part of Speech Week of December 8, 2014 Vocabulary Meaning having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant taste or smell. Other Words acrimonious acrimony an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word (e.g., ASCII, NASA ) Acrobat Acropolis acrophobia a person who is responsible for a crime or other misdeed. culpable exculpate exculpatory a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin ectoderm hypodermic concise and exact use of words in writing or speech the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of Abbreviation brief Perforation Percolate Pacific Pacifist Pacifier PaxRomana Write an example sentence using the word correctly on the back of this paper or in your notebook. Make sure your sentence makes sense and uses the word as the appropriate part of speech. Honors: Write definitions for all bold words.