2/25 – Romanticism and Debates

H. Eng III: 1st block:
Vocab 3

Vocabulary Word Part of Speech Definition Synonym Antonym Sentence
Antagonize v to cause (someone) to feel hostile or angry : to irritate or upset (someone); work against Oppose, alienate, offend Agree, appease,  mollify Please, when camping, do NOT antagonize the grizzly bears.
Correlate v either one of two things that are closely connected or correlated with each other Connect, associate, equate Contradict, deviate, differ Texting while driving correlates to driving accidents, so don’t do it!
Efficient adj being effective without wasting time or effort or expense; able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively effective , capable, proficient, direct Impotent, ineffectual, incompetent Clara was an efficient manager, always juggling her employees’ needs with her boss’s’ demands.
Engage v 1. participate or become involved in* 2. cause someone to become involved in (a conversation or discussion Contribute, cooperate, augment Counteract, hinder, avoid I love to engage in debates with intelligent people who don’t get emotional.
Ethereal adj extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world Celestial, intangible, exquisite Substantial, palpable, ponderous The flight of the butterfly was the most beautiful and ethereal sight she had seen in months.
Generalize v to make a general statement or form a general opinion; especially : to state an opinion about a larger group that is based on a smaller number of people or things within that group Simplify, assume, deduce Specify, particularize, denote We can generalize certain ideas about people, but that does not mean it is the truth for every person.
Imminent adj About to happen Approaching, impending, forthcoming Distant, faint, inaccessible The imminent arrival of the new puppy had the children in high spirits and laughter.
Omit V leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intentionally or forgetfully Ignore, disregard, exclude Include, add, accommodate Tell me all about your date and omit no details!
Principle n a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior Belief, doctrine, ethic Ambiguity, baseness, depravity All men were created equal is a basic principle upon which this country was founded.
Prolong v lengthen or extend in duration or space Perpetuate, sustain, protract Shorten, curtail, abate We can prolong our lives by living well and helping others.
Rudimentary adj  1. involving or limited to basic principles  2. of or relating to an immature, undeveloped, or basic form* Elementary, fundamental, basic Developed, complex, radical A circle is the first rudimentary geometric shape that was mastered by people.
Solemn adj very serious or formal in manner, behavior, or expression; sad and serious Serious, grave, somber Playful, jocular, frivolous The people were solemn as they left the funeral.

Romanticism Power Point

Eng III: 2nd and 4th blocks:
Vocab 3
Finish Debates