Vocabulary List #11

Vocabulary List #11

Vocabulary List #11 English 11 Honors 1. elixir (noun) a supposed remedy

for all ailments synonym: medicine 2. desiccated (adjective) dried up synonym: dehydrated

3. cessation (noun) a stopping; a discontinuance synonym: a pause

4. kinetic (adjective) characterized by motion or movement synonym: active 5. garrulous

(adjective) talkative synonym: chatty 6. scintillate (verb) to sparkle; to twinkle synonyms: glimmer; glisten;

shimmer 7. fissure (noun) a narrow opening produced by a separation of parts

synonyms: a groove; a split 8. epitome (noun) a typical or ideal example synonym: archetype

9. languid (adjective) showing or having little strength, energy, or activity synonyms: listless, feeble,

sluggish 10. delineate (verb) to clearly show or depict synonym: describe

11. juxtapose (verb) to place side by side for comparison synonym: measure; examine

12. travesty (noun) a poor representation or imitation synonym: sham 13. lachrymose

(adjective) tearful; weepy 14. clandestine (adjective) marked by secrecy synonyms: undercover;

hidden 15. extemporaneous (adjective) done without planning

synonym: impromptu; spontaneous Use the following vocabulary words together in a sentence.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

7. epitome, scintillate desiccated, extemporaneous travesty, languid clandestine, cessation

elixir, juxtapose lachrymose, delineate fissure, kinetic, garrulous

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