3rd Nine Weeks Vocabulary
9. A. resolution -the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter. (re-solution(end))
B. John set a resolution when his friends were fighting
C. Many people get payed to figure out resolutions to problems
8. A. conventional - based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed.
B. Albert Einstein wasn't a conventional mathematician.
C. Although Napoleon Bonaparte is conventionally thought as short, he was the average height for people of his age at that time.
7. A. mediate - intervene between people in a dispute in order to bring about an agreement or reconciliation.
B. John was the mediate between Tyler and Skyler when they began to fight
C. Diplomacy can act as a mediate between countries for the better of the world.
6. A. ensue - to occur as a result
B. President Washington knew that what he did in office could ensue the rise or fall of America.
C. Almost every country in the world wants to avoid a WWIII, because of the danger that would ensue to the human race.
5. A. Appease (verb) - pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands.
B. If you love your job, you try to appease the people you work for, no matter what.
C. Good governments try to Appease the people in which they rule in order to stay in power.
4. A. Reciprocal (Adj.)- (of an agreement or obligation) bearing on or binding each of two parties equally.
B. A Reciprocal is an agreement that binds both parties equally.
C. The United States created a Republic, where the power is mutual between the people and the government, as the people elect other people to rule them. The people vote for laws and among others.
3. A. Tedious (Adj.)- too long, slow, or dull: tiresome or monotonous.
B. Many people refer to a constant noise, usually ticking or clacking, as monotonous, or Tedious.
C. Mr. Bedingfield's vocabulary is Tedious, but has it's benefits.
2. A. Waver (Verb)- Be Undecided (Which Side of the Fence)
B. If you are indecisive, you constantly Waver.
C. Mr. Bedingfield doesn't like people who are undecided, he says that you need to know which side of the fence you are on.
1. A. Adversity (Noun)- difficulties; misfortune.
B. Everyone has to overcome adversity in some point of their lives.
C. The United States is fortunate to only have slight disease and money Adversity, instead of many of the problems the world now faces.
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