100 Words Every High School Freshman Should Know by Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

By Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Following the good fortune of a hundred phrases each highschool Graduate should still understand, the editors of the yankee background® Dictionaries have constructed this new ebook of a hundred phrases adapted particularly to highschool newbies. This moment publication within the a hundred phrases sequence specializes in the types of phrases profitable heart college graduate can study from rigorous coursework in various topics and that just about each freshman will come upon over the process the college year.

The phrases were selected with quite a few standards in brain. a few characterize key ideas in very important parts of the curriculum, whereas others are extra ordinary in that means yet current demanding situations of spelling or utilization. All are phrases that scholars can count on to work out usually of their highschool analyzing and past. and every note is absolutely outlined in addition to proven in regular contexts with instance sentences and quotations, a lot of that are taken from award-winning authors equivalent to Harper Lee, George Orwell, Katherine Paterson, and John Knowles.

Together, those a hundred phrases symbolize the more and more refined and complicated vocabulary that learners needs to grasp as they proceed their schooling on the subsequent point. to benefit them isn't just to achieve invaluable wisdom — it's to step right into a broader world.

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2. often maneuvers A large-scale military exercise in which battle movements are practiced. 3. A controlled change in movement or direction of a vehicle or vessel, especially an aircraft. 4. A movement or procedure that involves skill or cunning: The gymnast made an acrobatic maneuver and landed squarely on the mat. light-year / maneuver 34 verb Past participle and past tense: ma·neu·vered Present participle: ma·neu·ver·ing Third person singular present tense: ma·neu·vers intransitive verb 1. To change tactics or approach; plan skillfully: Our lawyer maneuvered in order to get the trial postponed.

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. The plate or film is then illuminated with a laser or with ordinary light to form the image.

A person who is followed as a leader or teacher. 32 her·i·tage (hHr*V-tVj) noun 1. , Letter from Birmingham Jail). 2. Property that is or can be inherited. 100 words every high school freshman should know 23 33 hi·er·o·glyph·ic (hX+Nr-N-glVf*Vk or hX+rN-glVf*Vk) adjective Of or related to a system of writing, such as that of ancient Egypt, in which pictures or symbols are used to represent words or sounds: The ancient tombs of the Pharaohs are marked with hieroglyphic writing. noun 1. A picture or symbol used in hieroglyphic writing; a hieroglyph.

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