8th Grade Vocabulary List 1 Gifted/Advanced

8th Grade Vocabulary List 1 Gifted/Advanced

8th Grade Vocabulary List 1 Gifted/Advanced indisputable, rigorous, mundane, venture, riveting, mimicking, thoroughfare, bravado, lilting, exclusively 1. Indisputable Indisputable (adj.): Unquestionable; undeniable; obvious; certain; cannot be argued with

Sample sentence: The jury has been presented with indisputable evidence that the defendant is guilty. Other forms: Dispute, disputable 2. Mundane Mundane (adj.): Dull; uninteresting; overly ordinary Sample sentence: Sandras chores quickly

became mundane; she longed, instead, to be out with her friends. Sample sentence: Somehow Jenna manages to look unique, even in something as mundane as a school uniform. 3. Rigorous Rigorous (adj.): Thorough; demanding; strict

Sample Sentence: Jonathans rigorous training routine soon paid off on the basketball court. Word Forms: Rigor, Rigors, Rigorously 4. Venture Venture (n.): A new activity, project, business, etc. that typically involves risk Sample Sentence: The company is going to

embark on an exciting venture. Sample Sentence: The baby bunnies ventured from their hole for the first time. Word Forms: Ventures, Ventured, Venturing 5. Riveting Riveting (adj.): Very exciting or interesting; attention catching

Sample Sentence: Mrs. Wrights math lessons are generally riveting, which makes paying attention much easier. 6. Mimicking Mimicking (v.): Closely copying or imitating speech, expressions, gestures or actions Sample Sentence: The hatchlings learned to fly by mimicking their mother.

Word Forms: Mimic, Mimicked, Mimics 7. Thoroughfare Thoroughfare (n.): A road or path between two places; the main road into town Sample Sentence: The towns thoroughfare was crowded with people waiting for the market to open.

8. Bravado Bravado (n.): A display of pretend bravery; brave or confident talk intended to impress people Sample Sentence: The knight spoke with much bravado about his intentions to slay the dragon. 9. Lilting

Lilting (v.): Speaking in a pleasant, cheerful, lively or singsong manner Sentence Sample: She has such a lovely Irish lilt to her voice. Sentence Sample: The lilting songs of birds set the tone for the beautiful spring day. Word Forms: Lilt, Lilts 10. Exclusively

Exclusively (adv.): Not allowing anything else; entirely; only Sentence Sample: Augusta National is a golf course open exclusively to its members. Word Forms: Exclude, Exclusivity, Exclusive, Exclusiveness, Excludes, Excluding 1. Indisputable (adj.): Unquestionable; undeniable; obvious; certain

2. Mundane (adj.): Dull; uninteresting; overly ordinary 3. Rigorous (adj.): Thorough; demanding; strict 4. Venture (n.): A new activity, project, business, etc. that typically involves risk 5. Riveting (adj.): Very exciting or interesting; attention catching 6. Mimicking (v.): Closely copying or imitating speech, expressions, gestures or actions 7. Thoroughfare (n.): A road or path between two places; the

main road into town 8. Bravado (n.): A display of pretend bravery; brave or confident talk intended to impress people 9. Lilting (v.): Speaking in a pleasant, cheerful, lively or singsong manner 10. Exclusively (adv.): Not allowing anything else; entirely; only

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