Unit 1 Vocab Activity
adverb; with extreme tiredness
verb; grow, spread, or be laid out in an irregular, untidy way
noun; extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness
adjective; (of a person) weak and delicate
adverb; in an embarrassed manner due to shame or lack of self-confidence
You wearily walk up twenty flights of stairs, holding onto the railing for support, completely out of breath. Did you walk up with great enthusiasm? Explain.
After Carmen went swimming, her long hair straggled everywhere. Was her hair neat or messy? Explain.
Do you think Jana would feel fatigue after carrying twenty loads of bricks up to the house with no water break? Explain.
If your grandmother was thin and frail, do you think she would enjoy taking karate lessons? Explain.
Stewart accidently spilled soda on his friend's new book and apologized sheepishly. How would you say Steward felt? Explain.
Word Study: Animal Words
Animal words are words that acquire their meanings from the characteristics we associate with certain animals but use them to describe a human characteristic or behavior. For instance, the word bearish can mean “to be characterized with falling stock prices.”
Use horsey in a sentence.
Definition: adj; of or resembling a horse.
Use bullish in a sentence.
Definition: adj; hopeful or confident that something or someone will be successful
Use clammy in a sentence.
Definition: adj; unpleasantly damp and sticky or slimy to touch.