March 19th: More Vocab Games


Students will participate in online vocabulary games in order to improve their vocabulary.

Students will take note of new words.

1) Visit at least one of the following websites.

2) The goal is to learn new vocabulary

3) As you play, note 10 words that you learned, their definitions, and what they are like and what they are not like

  1. Word
  2. Definition
  3. What is it like
  4. What is it not like..

4) Blog your findings


4 thoughts on “March 19th: More Vocab Games

    • 1. a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another
      2. a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: The novel’s title is an allusion to Shakespeare.
      3. a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; opponent; adversary.
      4.the final resolution of the intricacies of a plot, as of a drama or novel.
      5. obvious and intentional exaggeration.
      6. the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning: the irony of her reply, “How nice!” when I said I had to work all weekend.
      7. a figure of speech by which a locution produces an incongruous, seemingly self-contradictory effect, as in “cruel kindness” or “to make haste slowly.”
      8. the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work.

  1. (Abbreviate) – to shorten LIKE ; Information ( info ) NOT like ; making something longer
    (Abate) – less , make less of LIKE ; there six cookies Jacks eats five , NOT like ; there are six cookies jack cooks ten more
    (Abash) – embarrass LIKE ; telling someones secret in front of everyone NOT like ; keeping a secret and never opening up .
    (Abase) – lower self esteem / dignity LIKE ; pulling a prank on someone to become cool but ends up being hated NOT like : pulling a prank and everyone is laughing
    (Aberration) – not normal / disorder LIKE ; someone having a mental disorder ex. a.d.d , down syndrome
    (Abdicate) – renounce LIKE ; in 1998 July 11 , Tayler Greenlee was born NOT like ; being quiet and not saying anything
    (Abet) – encourage LIKE ; telling someone they can do it NOT like ; saying you cant do you this or that
    (Abject) – something bad , mean LIKE ; two of my closes friends fighting NOT like ; me doing homework to get my grade up
    (Abjure) – renounce LIKE ; me saying something twice NOT like ; me not repeating myself
    (Abhor) – hatred LIKE ; i hate my neighboors dog at night time NOT like ; me going to walk the dog and give it food

  2. Maneuver means. It like To make an effort nothing it is not like adroit or artful move manage.
    Plaudit means. It is like anything done or said it is not like impulse of the moment.
    Vacillate mean to waver
    Physiography it like description of nature
    Divergent it is like different deviating contrary.

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