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"Harrison Bergeron"

Vocabulary Practice

Vigilance watchfulness
Wince flinch
Consternation feeling of anxiety, dismay, fear
Luminous brilliant, bright, vibrant
Synchronyzing matching, together
Cower crouch down in fear, cringing
Calibrated measured
Symmetry balanced, equal parts
Vague unclear
Hindrance obstacle
The fallen down trees were a HINDRANCE to the kayakers as they tried to row down the river. NOUN
That light is the most LUMINOUS bulb in the box! ADJECTIVE
The fallen trees in the river HINDERED the kayakers. VERB
The VIGILANCE of the teacher paid off when she caught students cheating on their test. NOUN
The boy COWERED as the aliens cornered him against the wall. VERB
The VIGILANT teacher made sure students acted appropriately in her class. ADJECTIVE
The man cried out in CONSTERNATION as the car was headed right at him. NOUN
The teacher VIGILANTLY watched her test taking students. ADVERB
Mrs. G WINCED at the sound of nails on a chalkboard. VERB
The instructions were VAGUE and the students still had no idea what to do. ADJECTIVE
I have always wanted to see the SYNCHRONIZED swimmers. ADJECTIVE
Her face was perfectly SYMMETRICAL. ADJECTIVE
The dancers SYNCHRONIZED their dance moves on stage. VERB
The SYMMETRY of her face was perfect! NOUN
The man CALIBRATED the distance. VERB
Created by: rgrabowski



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