Grammar with a Giggle

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Vocabulary Quiz Flashcards for Quiz #5
Language Arts | English
Mr. Jeffers
Directions:
If you’re using an iPod, simply scroll through
each of the slides to view the vocabulary
word first.
Then, on the slide following each vocabulary
word, you’ll find the definition.
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unison
unison
-a process in which all
elements behave in the same
way at the same time.
-to correspond exactly
espy
espy
To see at a distance; to catch sight
of; to glimpse at
engulf
engulf
to swallow up in or as in a
gulf.
conflagration
conflagration
A large, destructive, oftentimes
uncontrollable fire
stupefy
stupefy
-to put into a state of little or no
sensibility or ability to reason
-to stun, as with a drug, a shock, or a
strong emotion
falter
falter
-to hesitate or waver in action
-to move unsteadily or in a stumble
-to speak hesitatingly or brokenly
irate
irate
severely angered or enraged
valiant
valiant
boldly courageous; brave; stouthearted
avert
avert
-to turn away or aside
-to ward off or prevent
calamity
calamity
-a great misfortune or disaster, as in
a flood or serious injury
-a grievous infliction; adversity;
misery
hasty
hasty
-moving or acting with haste; in
other words, acting without giving
thought to one’s actions
-speedy; quick; hurried
incinerate
incinerate
to burn or reduce to ashes; cremate.