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In today’s English class, we will be focusing on Word Study
Hurray! Let’s build our vocabulary
The word study you are about to look at consists of words with their meanings. In addition, you also get to look at how each of these words are used in sentences. Study each word and try to pronounce them one after the other.
To construe something is to interpret or assign meaning to it.
Sentence: Your helpful behavior may be construed as interference by others.
To not tell the truth; deceitful
Sentence: What we see, hear, smell and touch is not necessarily mendacious; it’s the conclusions we draw from those observations that may be inaccurate.
A fashion trend distinguished by athletic clothing that is both comfortable and alluring
Sentence: Athleisure looks great whether you’re working out or going about your daily business.
Asking someone to do something immediately or imploring them to do it
Sentence: She realized that it was the perfect time to beseech the former FBI agent for assistance.
To carefully or critically study in great detail.
Sentence: When planning your next tactics, it is advisable to carefully scrutinize your opponent’s moves.
Kindness or generosity in bestowing gifts or money
Sentence: He relied on the largesse of friends after he lost his job.
Multifaceted or diverse
Sentence: Spain is a composite of multifarious traditions and people.
Being stubborn and refusing to change one’s opinion
Sentence: He is known for his obdurate determination.
Excluding a person or certain section from society by the majority’s consent
Sentence: She broke taboos, risking ostracism and derision in the process.
Sentence: While the police was supposed to be neutral, he described the suspect in a pejorative manner.
Use your knowledge to give meaning to these words: Construe, Beseech and Scrutinize
Use your personal dictionary to write the meaning of these words:
Construct sentences with each of the new words learned in today’s class.
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