Welcome Note

Welcome to the 6th Grade Page! Each post below pertains to something the class is currently working on, or something they will be learning about within the week. Homework for the week will be posted on or before every Monday.

Monday, December 5, 2016

A Christmas Carol Vocabulary

  1. adamant- inflexible, immovable, obstinate
  2. avarice- greed for wealth
  3. baleful- destructive, deadly
  4. beguile- to deceive, mislead, or persuade with charm
  5. benevolence- kindness, generosity, charity
  6. corroboration- confirmation
  7. despondency- depression, dejection
  8. destitution- state of being extremely poor
  9. entreaty- a plea
  10. incessant- uninterrupted or continuous
  11. indignation-  anger as a result of something unjust
  12. loathe- to detest, hate
  13. misanthrope- one who does not like others
  14. obscure- difficult to see, vague
  15. opaque- not allowing the passage of light, not transparent
  16. opulence- wealth, abundance
  17. seethe- to boil, to be agitated
  18. sordid- filthy, foul 
  19. tacit- understood, silent, not spoken
  20. venerate- to honor, to revere