• Make sure you look at the new homework notes before you do this unit- see notes on Meaningful Sentences con't and notes on subordinating conjunctions. These will all be complex sentences. We will go over this on Tuesday.

    Spelling and Vocabulary for Unit #16
    1.  scowled- frowned; looked angry

    2.  grisly- horrible;  atrocious

    3.  torrent- a violent rushing stream of water; a flood

    4.  MW narrative- a story; account; tale

    5.  moor- open, rolling land with swamps; slough

    6.  cascade- waterfall or anything tumbling like water

    7.  tawny- yellowish brown in color; tan

    8.  strive- struggle; try hard; work hard

    9.  breeches- pants; trousers

    10. MW persuasive- convincing; swaying; arguing

    11. novelty- something new; innovation

    12. strenuous- very active; requiring much energy

    13. ponder- consider carefully; think over; mull

    14. tabulation- arrangements in tables or lists

    15. defer- put off until later; delay; postpone

    16. MW expository- explanatory; descriptive

    17. skeptical- inclined to doubt

    18. MW sequence- to put in order; series

    19. lucid- articulate; eloquent; understandable

    20. laudatory- complimentary; flattering; approving