ROBUST VOCABULARY LESSONS 11-15

  • LESSON #11

    INFLAMMABLE-SOMETHING THAT IS INFLAMMABLE, CAN CATCH FIRE EASILY OR BURN RAPIDLY.

    DIGNIFIED-TO ACT IN A DIGNIFIED WAY MEANS TO BEHAVE IN A CALM, SERIOUS AND RESPECTFUL MANNER.

    ROWDY-PEOPLE WHO ARE ROWDY ARE NOISY, ROUGH, AND OUT OF CONTROL.

    SELDOM-IF SOMETHING SELDOM HAPPENS, IT HARDLY EVER HAPPENS.

    CONDUCTED-A PERSON WHO HAD CONDUCTED AN ACTIVITY HAS LED IT AND GUIDED IT.

    SHATTER-WHEN THINGS SHATTER, THEY BREAK SUDDENLY AND VIOLENTLY INTO SMALL PIECES.

    BROACHED-A SHIP THAT HAS BROACHED HAS VEERED ONTO ITS SIDE AND IS IN DANGER OF SINKING.

    LESSON #12

    ADJUST-WHEN YOU ADJUST, YOU CHANGE YOUR BEHAVIOR TO FIT A NEW SITUATION.

    RESIDENTS-RESIDENTS ARE THE PEOPLE OR ANIMALS THAT LIVE IN A PLACE.

    SPECIMENS-SPECIMENS ARE EXAMPLES OF THINGS SCIENTISTS COLLECT IN ORDER TO STUDY.

    RECOIL-TO RECOIL MEANS TO JERK SUDDENLY.

    PESKY-SOMETHING THAT IS PESKY IS ANNOYING BUT NOT IMPORTANT.

    INTERNAL-SOMETHING THAT IS INTERNAL IS INSIDE A PERSON, AN OBJECT OR A PLACE.

    DEBRIS-DEBRIS IS SCATTERED PIECES OF SOMETHING THAT HAS BEEN DESTROYED.

    LESSON #13

    BELLOWING-A BELLOWING SOUND IS A LOUD, LOW-PITCHED SOUND, USUALLY MADE TO SHOW DISTRESS.

    OUTCAST-AN OUTCAST IS SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN REJECTED OR DRIVEN OUT BY OTHERS.

    REPUTATION-A PERSON'S REPUTATION IS WHAT HE OR SHE IS KNOWN FOR.

    BETRAYED-IF YOU BETRAYED SOMEONE WHO TRUSTED YOU, YOU LET THAT PERSON DOWN.

    YEARNING-A YEARNING IS A GREAT DESIRE TO HAVE SOMETHING THAT YOU MAY NEVER BE ABLE TO GET.

    WITHERED-SOMETHING THAT IS WITHERED IS DRIED UP AND FADED.

    ESCAPADES-ESCAPADES ARE CAREFREE, MISCHIEVOUS OR RECKLESS ADVENTURES.

    UNFATHOMABLE-IF SOMETHING IS UNFATHOMABLE, IT CANNOT BE UNDERSTOOD OR KNOWN.

    LESSON #14

    ELONGATES-SOMETHING THAT ELONGATES STRETCHES TO A LONGER LENGTH.

    ELASTIC-SOMETHING THAT IS ELASTIC STRETCHES EASILY.

    RIGID-AN OBJECT THAT IS RIGID IS STIFF AND DOES NOT CHANGE SHAPE EASILY.

    ACCUMULATE-WHEN THINGS ACCUMULATE, THEY COLLECT OVER TIME.

    UNDERLYING-SOMETHING THAT IS UNDERLYING IS LOCATED BELOW OR BENEATH SOMETHING.

    INTRICATE-IF SOMETHING IS INTRICATE, IT IS COMPLICATED OR INVOLVED AND HAS MANY SMALL PARTS OR DETAILS.

    VANISH-TO VANISH IS TO DISAPPEAR SUDDENLY.

    REPLENISHING-REPLENISHING SOMETHING MEANS REFILLING IT OR MAKING IT COMPLETE AGAIN.

    LESSON #15

    RECOUNT-IF YOU RECOUNT A STORY, YOU TELL WHAT HAPPENED.

    UNINHABITABLE-A PLACE THAT IS UNINHABITABLE CANNOT BE LIVED IN.

    SUSTAIN-WHEN YOU SUSTAIN SOMETHING, YOU KEEP IT GOING BY GIVING IT WHAT IT NEEDS.

    MONOTONOUS-IF SOMETHING IS MONOTONOUS, IT IS REPETITIVE AND BORING.

    ENDEAVOR-AN ENDEAVOR IS AN ACTIVITY OR TASK YOU TAKE ON IN AN EFFORT TO ACCOMPLISH IT.

    DWELL-THE PLACE WHERE YOU DWELL IS WHERE YOU LIVE.

    BRIMMING-SOMETHING THAT IS BRIMMING, IS FILLED TO THE VERY TOP.

    TEEMING-SOMETHING THAT IS TEEMING IS OVERFLOWING WITH LIFE OR ENERGY.

    PARCHED-SOMETHING THAT IS PARCHED IS DRIED OUT FROM LACK OF WATER.

    SORROWFUL-IF YOU FEEL SORROWFUL, YOU ARE SAD.