S: Week Five Vocabulary
BC: Thomas' fifth book in a series of vocabulary books is sure to become a classic.Within its pages you will find a variety of words with definitions, pictures, and some sort of | "You should show the class this."-Miss Moore | "Wow!"- Mrs. Holmes | "Are you, like, addicted to Mixbook or something?"-Shreya Patel | mnemonic device. So what are you waiting for? Open it up, and educate yourself!
FC: Week Five Vocabulary | By Thomas Propest
1: Doting | (adj) 1.Excessively fond 2. Weak-minded; senile | Sounds like "Dating". Now you either date someone because you are quite fond of them, but this word also refers to growing older, and as many do so they become senile.
2: Solicitous | (adj)anxious or concerned; eager | Sounds like "Solicit us". When something goes wrong without explanation, we begin to question every little thing-because of our great concern everything becomes a suspect, as if crying out "Solicit us!"
3: Parley | (n)a discussion or conference | Sounds like "Party". Ever notice how a lot of parties turn into places for arguments and discussions?
4: Loquacious | (adj) talking or tending to talk much or freely; talkative; chattering; babbling | From Latin loquaci-, talkative and -ous, full of.
5: Venial | (adj) able to be forgiven or pardoned;excusable; trifling; minor | From Latin Veni-, grace and -al, pertaining to
6: Palazzo | (n) an impressive public building or private residence; palace | Italian meaning "palace"
7: Retribution | (n) [In Theology] the distribution of rewards and punishments in a future life. | From Latin tribute, give Re-, again and -ion, state of.
8: Paunch | (n) a large and protruding belly; potbelly | Sounds like "Punch". Imagine a man who's belly is large enough that his friends use it as a punching bag.
9: Blazon | (v) 1.to set forth conspicuously or publicly; display; proclaim 2.to adorn or embellish, especially brilliantly or showily | From Old French Blason, buckler.
10: Goy | (n) a non-Jewish person; gentile | From Hebrew goi, gentile.
11: ...and they all lived happily ever after | All Definitions from Dictionary.com