Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Vocab. #9 (absent) 11/4

ultimatebeing or happening at the end of a process; final.

The ultimate decision was to not let her son go to the concert.

interactive(of two people or things) influencing or having an effect on each other.

It was an interactive type of homework assignment to help the kids learn more efficiently.

principlea fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning.

The primary principle of the lesson was not to drink and drive.

guidanceadvice or information aimed at resolving a problem or difficulty, esp. as given by someone in authority.

Sometimes more of us need some guidance in order to get through the day.

collaborationthe action of working with someone to produce or create something.

The collaboration amongsts the students was brilliant.

formativeserving to form something, esp. having a profound and lasting influence on a person's development.

My father had a life long formative influence on me.

summativerefers to the assessment of the learning and summarizes the development of learners at a particular time.

The summative forms showed where everyone was at school wise.

racismthe belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, esp. so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.

To this day many of us deal with racism and hate crimes around the world.

intelligencethe ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills.

She carried great intelligence in that mind of hers.

hyperbolicof language exaggerated; hyperbolical.

He spoke in a very hyperbolic way to stress the elements of drama.

consentpermission for something to happen or agreement to do something.

I was not allowed to go sky diving without a parents' consent.

doctrinea belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church, political party, or other group.

After so many years, the doctrine was revised and updated.

huncha buttock and thigh considered together, in a human or animal.

The animal ate the hunch of the meet and left the rest.

predominantpresent as the strongest or main element.

Right now the bear is showing that he was is the predominant animal compared to the rest.

discretionthe quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offense or revealing private information.

Before releasing the album, a discretion label had to be printed on the bulk of records.

provisionthe action of providing or supplying something for use.

I watched the mother bird aid as a provisional source for her young by feeding them.

seizurethe action of capturing someone or something using force.

A seizure of captivity came over me when I came to the conclusion that I couldn't get out of the box.

warranta document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or some other body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice.

I watched as the officer pulled out a warrant to search the suspected killer's house.

infractiona violation or infringement of a law, agreement, or set of rules.

When we come into this world, we learn about the different infractions we can and can not live by/do.

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