Week of January 23rd - 27th
A. Appease (verb) - Relieve or satisfy.
B. In order to appease my parents, I have to get a scholarship for my academics.
C. It will satisfy your parents if you do your chores.
A. Reciprocal (adjective) - Given, felt, or done in return.
B. The man felt appeased that the boy helped him, and the reciprocal was he would donate money to the boy's club.
C. The boy did something good for the man, and the man did something good in return.
A. Tedious (Adjective) - Too long, slow, or dull: tiresome or monotonous.
B. Even though the lecture was very tedious, the students had to pay attention in order to pass the class.
C. The school day seems long and tiresome on exam days.
A. Waver (verb) - Become unsteady or unreliable.
B. The man was known for wavering, so no one trusted him.
C. The man could not make up his mind on who he wanted to be elected as president.
A. Adversity (noun) - Difficulties; Misfortune.
B. When the young boy's mother died, he felt great adversity.
C. The boy had many difficulties in his life when both his parents died.
A. Resolution (noun) - A firm decision to do or not to do something.
B. When I was young, I made a resolution to not do drugs in my future.
C. A resolution is usually a decision to do the right thing.
A. Conventional (adjective) - Based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed.
B. The man was taught to be kind to everyone and it was conventional for him to always say please and thank you.
C. Many of the things we do today is based on what was generally done or believed.
A. Mediate (verb) - Intervene between people in a dispute in order to bring about an agreement.
B. I had to mediate between the two people who were fighting about politics.
C. The two girls were in a argument, so I had to settle the dispute.
A. Ensue (verb) - Happen or occur afterward or as a result.
B. The women worked hard everyday, and it ensued when they won the game.
C. The result of the women trying their hardest was that they won the game.