Unit 12:

1. Devin Dromgoole: Aesthetic (adj) - artistic, beautiful, inventive
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I still can not seem to believe that modern art, such as these on display at the Vienna Museum of Modern Art, is aesthetic.

1. Monica Emma: aesthetic-(adj.) pertaining to or responsive to beauty.
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Many people who design houses with open floor plans and high windows do so for the aesthetic indoor/outdoor appeal .

2. Pat Nelson: defunct- (adj.) no longer in existence or functioning.
It seems to me that morals are defunct because parents allow little girls to dress and dance in this despicable manner.

3. Anthony Caputi. discomfit- (v.) to frustrate, thwart, or defeat
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The family would finally be safe after they had their cat discomfit the alligator.

4.Taylor Schmidt. espouse:
(v.) to take up and support; to become attatched to, adopt; to marry
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After finding a homeless puppy on her way home from school, she was left with no choice but to espouse him without her mother knowing.

4. Drew Deiling- Espouse (v.) to take up and support as a cause : become attached to, adopt
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In The Blind Side, the Tuohy family espoused Michael Oher after they realized the hardships he had went through.

5. Ramil Erasmo. fetish: (n.) an object believed to have magical powers; an object of unreasoning devotion
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The holy jacket of smite, a false fetish that many believed had the ability to absolve sin, was nothing more than a piece of clothing that anyone could buy at your local retail outlet.

6. Sarah White. Gregarious:
(adj.) living together in a herd or group; sociable, seeking the company of others

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Hufflepuffs are extremely gregarious, sociable, and rarely found without their friends by their side.

6. Lucy Lecota. Gregarious- (Adj.) living together in a herd or group,outgoing, extroverted.
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Penguins lead very gregarious lives, especially in the winter, to keep warm.

7. Julie Millisky. hapless- (adj.) unlucky, unfortunate, marked by persistent bad luck
It seems like some people, no matter how good of a person they are, can't escape their hapless fortune to find good luck.

7. Steve Piccolo. hapless - (adj.) unlucky; constantly getting the short end of the stick
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After a painfully long week at school, the hapless girl could at least look forward to being warmly greeted by Dr. Meowingtons... or not.

8. impeccable- (adj) faultless, beyond criticism or blame; flawless
When people ask me what it is that I love so much about Taylor Swift, I sometimes can't think of a better response than that she is simply impeccable.

9.) Joe Kasprack: Importune (v.) to trouble with demands; to beg for insistently
The child would constantly importune his father for more money, eventually causing the father to finally snap one day and yell at his son until there was a pool of tears at his feet. The son never asked his father for money ever again.

10. Brenna Koehler - interpolate (v): to insert between other parts or things; to present as an addition or correction
During the timed essay, I was unable to interpolate some key points that I missed because I ran out of time.
11. Joseph Connell: irreparable (adj) unable to be repaired or rectified
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After Dr. Cox belittled J.D. yet again, J.D.'s self esteem became irreparable.
11. David Basile: irreparable-(adj.) unable to be repaired, not fixable

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The car was irreparable after sitting in the mud and water for a long time.
12. Sam Cyliax. Laconic (adj.): concise, using few words.
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Stand up comics must be laconic, because the audience may lose interest if they talk too much.
13.) Amanda Hamilton. Languish (v.): to become weak, feeble or dull: to be dispirited or depressed.

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My spirits around Christmas time became languished ever since I found out that Santa Claus isn’t real.

14. Krista Meyermann. Mendacious (adj.) given to lying or deception; untrue
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Judge Judy is known for her ability to spot mendacious testimonies.

14. Anthony DeAngelis. Mendacious (adj.) not telling the truth; lying
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In A Christmas Story, Ralphie thinks up a mendacious story of an icicle hitting him in the eye so he can keep his BB gun.

15. Taylor Draham
nadir: (N) the lowest point
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At the nadir of his life, Spongebob found himself standing alone at a bus stop in Rock Bottom, unable to catch a bus back home.

16. Katie Hogan. omnipresent (adj.): present in all places at all times

It seems that Taylor Swift is omnipresent in Kelsey's mind because she never stops talking about her.

17) Richard Schiavone - perfunctory - (adj.) done in a superficial or halfhearted matter; without enthusiasm, shallow


Despite Kelsey's love, Taylor Swift's lyrics and melodies seem perfunctory when compared to the music of Brandi Carlile.

18. Domenica Dowling. plaintive: (adj.) expressive of sorrow or woe
The girl used a plaintive tone when she talked about her recently deceased mother.

19. Christine Miller. requite: ( v.) to repay for a kindness or service, to retaliate
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I requited my mom for watching my dog while I was away by doing the dishes for a week.

19. Dana Schules. Requite (v): to make suitable repayment, as for kindness, service, or favor
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My dad requited my next door neighbor for house sitting while my family went on vacation.

20. Scott Nickelsberg. tantamount: (adj.) equivilent to or having the same meaning as
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Passing an AP Chemistry test is tantamount to swimming to the mo.