Unit 10:

1.) Dana Schules. Askance: (adj.) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval.
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Because the date was April 1st, he looked askance at the unexpected present he recieved at the post office that was labelled from his jovial uncle.
2) Amand Hamilton. attenuate (v.): to weaken or lessen in force.
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The pharmacist attenuated the medicine because the little boy didn’t weigh enough for a full dose.

3. Pat Nelson: Benign: (adj.) gentle, kind; forgiving.
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The puppy was so benign that he still wanted to play even after i yelled at him.

3.) Domenica Dowling. Benign:(adj). kind, understanding; having a beneficial effect
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The benign king did not rule with an iron fist but instead with a kind and gentle manner.

4) Richard Schiavone- cavil (v.) - to find fault in a pretty way, carp; (n.) a trivial objection or criticism
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Although the artist was drawing with both hands, a jerk tried to cavil the artist by criticizing his shading of the hair

5. Alicia Darcy. Charlatan. (n.) One who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impostor, or quack
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After the lady had already paid the psychic, she realized that the psychic was just a charlatan and had wasted her money.
6. Katie Hogan. Decimate (v.): to kill or destroy the majority of something
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Hurricane Katrina decimated the houses in New Orleans and left nothing but shambles and scraps.
6. Drew Deiling; forgo (v.) to do without, abstain from, give up
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The Broncos thought they had to forgo the entire season after their 1-4 start, but Tim Tebow magically brought them back into contention.
7) Devin Dromgoole: foible (n.)- a weak point, shortcoming, defect
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Many people consider America's high obesity rates its greatest foible.

8. Sara Sharp. Forgo (v.) to abstain from, give up.
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Many people decide to forgo breakfast but it really is the most important meal of the day.

8.) Steve Piccolo. forgo - (v.) to skip or to abstain from
Ketchup.
Ketchup.

Above is a funny gif showing a man with an uncontrollable ketchup bottle, but since Wikispaces likes to forgo my pictures, you probably won't see it.


9.) Joe Kasprack. Fraught (adj.) full of or loaded with; accompanied by
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The course was fraught with danger, but they still dared to go down it.

10 Taylor Draham inure (V) to toughen, harden, to render used to something by long subjection or exposure.
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The polar bears have becom inure to the cold weather from living in the North Pole for so long.
11.Christine Miller. luminous (adj.) radiant, bright, glowing
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The shooting star was so luminous it lit up the whole sky.

12. Sam Cyliax. Obsequious: (adj.) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive
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The obsequious waiter provided such over the top service, that I had to leave him a generous tip.
13. David Basile obtuse: (adj.) slow or dull intelectually, stupid, dumb; measuring between 90and 180 degrees
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The obtuse colonel never realized that there was a tunnel running under his prison camp the entire time.

13. obtuse: adj. blunt, not coming to the point; slow or dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees; not causing a sharp impression
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There are some very obtuse people out there who fail to recognize Taylor Swift's sheer and utter talent, which makes me very upset.
14. Ramil Erasmo. oscillate: (v.) to more or swing back and forth; to fluctuate or waver
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Watching the UFO oscillate from one side to the other was quite mesmerizing.

14. Anthony DeAngelis. oscillate: (v.) to swing back and forth; to waver
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The dog oscillated its body wildly to release the water from its fur.
14. Lucy Lescota. Oscillate: to swing from back and forth with steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver; vacillate
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After Gunter pushed the Unfreezing Potion A out the window, he began to oscillate.

15. Anthony Caputi. penitent: (adj.) regretful for one's sins or mistakes
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Snooki became penitent and regretted participating in the jokerster's trick.

16.) Krista Meyermann. Peremptory (adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal; offensively self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute
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The general's last-minute peremptory order is said to be the reason for the victory in the battle.



17. Monica Emma- rebuff: (v.) to push or drive away. (n.) a curt rejection.
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In order to keep his house as protected as he could, Carl would rebuff his neighbors' and their affection.

17. Brenna Koehler- rebuff (v.): to repel (n.): setback
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The old woman's rebuff to the man offering her help was surprising and impolite.

18. Joseph Connell- reconnoiter: (v) to engage in reconnaissance, to make an inspection
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Predator drones are unmanned aircraft that can be used to reconnoiter areas for the army.
19. Scott Nickelsberg. shambles: (n.) a slaughterhouse; a state of complete disorder and confusion.
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It was quite difficult to deny having a party after the house was left in shambles.

20. Taylor Schmidt. Sporadic: (adj.) occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order
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When the man became pregnant, he developed a sporadic appetite, eating at all times of the day.