•  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. Don't forget to circle the subordinating conjunction.

    Spelling and Vocabulary for Unit #17


    1.  MW excerpt- piece; portion; fragment; selection

    2.  euphoric- dreamy; enchanted; heavenly

    3.  mayhem- commotion; pandemonium; disturbance

    4.  lithe- flexible; supple

    5.  beleaguered- annoyed; harassed; besieged

    6.  scourge- the cause of serious trouble

    7.  MW evidence- confirmation; data; indication

    8.  squabble- argue; quarrel

    9.  doused- soaked; saturated

    10.  MW claim- allegation; assertion; call

    11.  heedless- without regard; neglectful

    12.  entitled- named; labeled; designated

    13.  MW purpose- destination; goal; target

    14.  impulsively- spontaneously; on a whim

    15.  gouge- deep scratch; to dig out

    16. persistence- determination; diligence

    17.  expunged- eliminated; separated

    18.  gingerly- carefully; cautiously; gently

    19. MW transition- progression; shift; change

    20.  anomaly- abnormality; irregularity; oddity; deviation