English Feb 21.txt

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English Feb 21.txt
2011-02-23 21:36:53

Feb 21 vocab with pics
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  1. Persuade-
    to cause another to believe or fee sure about something.

    • (The boy is persuaded to study for his test.)
  2. Eagerly-
    • having or showing keen interest, intense desire, or impatient expectancy, anxious
    • (Walt Disney wrote eagerly about Mickey)
  3. Culture-
    • the attitudes and behavior that characterize the functioning of a group or organization
    • Our culture includes the Statue of Liberty given to us by France.
  4. Calm-
    • not easily excited, even under pressure
    • He died calm with his sword.
  5. Struggle-
    • to progress with difficulty
    • The boy struggles through the history book.
  6. Relates-
    • to establish or demonstrate a connection between
    • (I can relate to him because my cat died too.)
  7. Point of View-
    a way of writing
  8. 1st person-
    I, me, myself
  9. 2nd person
  10. 3rd person-
    he, she, it, they
  11. Encourage
    • to inspire with spirit, or confidence
    • The boy was so encouraged when he got an "A" on his test.
  12. autobiography
    a history of a person's life written or told by that person
  13. immigrating
    • to come to a country of which one is not a native, usually for permanent residence.
    • Many people started immigrating to the U.S.
  14. various
    • of different kinds, as two or more things, differing one from another
    • The refrigerator has various foods.
  15. realize-
    • to grasp or understanding clearly
    • I realized the dog peed in our house.
  16. ultimately
    final, total
  17. adjusting-
    • to change so as to match or fit
    • My teacher is adjusting the volume down.
  18. envy
    spite and resentment at seeing the success of another, jealous