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March Bell Ringer Prompts - Jessamine County Schools

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March Bell Ringer Prompts
February 28th, 2015List #7
Write down the following words, their parts of speech and definitions. After each word, leave a 2-3 blank lines for an original sentence.Acquiesce(verb)- to submit or comply silently without protest; agree; consentSample Sentence:When the teacher asked the student to change his seat, he quicklyacquiescedbecause he knew he would work more productively in the new location.Now write your own original sentence using the wordacquiescecorrectly (part of speech and context).
March 2nd,2015List #7
Write down the following words, their parts of speech and definitions. After each word, leave a 2-3 blank lines for an original sentence.Gauche(adjective)- lacking social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkward, crude, tactless.Sample Sentence:His gauche way of responding to the critique of others made it difficult for him to keep a job.Now write your own original sentence using the wordgauchecorrectly (part of speech and context).
March 3rd, 2015List #7
Write down the following words, their parts of speech and definitions. After each word, leave a 2-3 blank lines for an original sentence.Enervate(verb or adjective)- to deprive of force or strength; to weaken;Sample Sentence:The flu is sure to enervate even the most healthy among us. However, elderly flu sufferers are left enervate much more quickly than the young.Now write your own original sentence using the wordenervatecorrectly (part of speech and context).
March 4th,2015List #7
Write down the following words, their parts of speech and definitions. After each word, leave a 2-3 blank lines for an original sentence.Precipitous(adjective)- extremely or impassably steep.Sample Sentence:Frodo dreaded his precipitous journey to Mount Doom.Now write your own original sentence using the wordprecipitouscorrectly (part of speech and context).
March 10th,2015List #7
Write down the following words, their parts of speech and definitions. After each word, leave a 2-3 blank lines for an original sentence.Capricious(adjective)- subject to unpredictable change; erratic.Sample Sentence:Spring time in Kentucky is miserably capricious. A foot of snow one week and 60 degree temps the next are normal.Bellicose(adjective)-eager to fight; aggressively hostile.Sample Sentence:Her reaction to the homework was characteristically bellicose, and the students rolled their eyes as she began to argue with the teacher yet again.Now write your own original sentence using the wordcapricious&bellicosecorrectly (part of speech and context).
March 11th,2015List #7
Write down the following words, their parts of speech and definitions. After each word, leave a 2-3 blank lines for an original sentence.Insidious(adjective)- intending to trap or beguile; stealthily treacherous or deceitful; operating in an inconspicuous or seemingly harmless way with grave effect.Sample Sentence:The kidnapper had insidious intentions when he offered the small child candy at the park.Feign(verb)- to imitate deceptively; to invent as an excuse.Sample Sentence:When he askedher out,she feigned sickness because his evil laugh was disturbing and his obsession with sharpobjects worrisome.Now write your own original sentence using the wordinsidious & feigncorrectly (part of speech and context).
March13th,2015List #7
Write down the following words, their parts of speech and definitions. After each word, leave a 2-3 blank lines for an original sentence.Importunate(adjective)-urgent or persistent in one’s demands or requests, sometimes annoyingly so; troublesomeSample Sentence:Because the poor widow was importunate over the course of a year, the judge, despite his reputation of being uncaring, granted the widow a settlement.Circumnavigate(verb)- tosail or fly around; to go or maneuver around.Sample Sentence:The toddler had not refined her abilities to circumnavigate obstacles in her path, so it was no surprise when she ran into stool and bumped her head.Now write your own original sentence using the wordimportunate & circumnavigatecorrectly(part of speech and context).

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