By Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries
The phrases were selected with a number of standards in brain. a few signify key ideas in very important components of the curriculum, whereas others are extra general in which means yet current demanding situations of spelling or utilization. All are phrases that scholars can count on to work out on a regular basis of their highschool studying and past. and every note is totally outlined in addition to proven in ordinary contexts with instance sentences and quotations, lots of that are taken from award-winning authors resembling Harper Lee, George Orwell, Katherine Paterson, and John Knowles.
Together, those a hundred phrases symbolize the more and more refined and complicated vocabulary that newbies needs to grasp as they proceed their schooling on the subsequent point. to benefit them isn't just to realize important wisdom — it's to step right into a broader world.
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As you read the sentence, you might at first think that the view is turning the corner. You should rewrite such sentences: The view was quite different when we turned the corner, or Turning the corner, we saw a different view. NOTE: parasite / plateau 42 60 phlo·em (flo*Hm+) noun A plant tissue that conducts food from the leaves to the other plant parts. Phloem consists primarily of tubelike cells that have porous openings. In mature woody plants it forms a sheathlike layer of tissue in the stem, just inside the bark.
Something complicated or confusing in design or construction. 4. The system of tubes and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrate animals. 44 la·con·ic (lN-kmn*Vk) adjective Using few words; terse; concise: a laconic reply. related word: adverb — la·con*i·cal·ly 45 li·chen (lX*kNn) noun An organism that consists of a fungus and an alga growing in close association with each other. Lichens often live on rocks and tree bark and can also be found in extremely cold environments. 47 trillion kilometers).
When they wrote hieroglyphs showing dangerous animals, such as snakes, on the walls of their tombs, they would sometimes leave the symbols unfinished — or even damage them intentionally. This would prevent the hieroglyphs from coming alive and harming the person entombed there. The Egyptians enclosed the names of royalty in an oval shape called a cartouche. ” Below is the full name of one the greatest pharaohs, Ramses II, written in its original Egyptian form. 100 words every high school freshman should know 25 34 hol·o·gram (hml*N-gr4m+ or ho*lN-gr4m+) noun The photographic record of a three-dimensional image produced by recording on a photographic plate or film the pattern of interference formed by a split laser beam.
100 Words Every High School Freshman Should Know by Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries