Thursday, 26 April 2012

Spelling Term Two Week 1

1. Contemptuous - Showing or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful.

Synonyms: Disdainful, disapproving, scornful, condescending, and sneering.  

2. Clairvoyant - having or claiming to have the power of seeing objects or actions beyond the range of natural vision.

Synonyms: psychic, telepathic, prescient, second-sighted, and visionary.

3. Philosophical - Of or pertaining to philosophy.

Synonyms: Theoretical, truth – seeking, rational, thoughtful, and dreamy.

4. Phenomenal - Highly extraordinary or prodigious; exceptional.

Synonyms: extraordinary, exceptional, unique, unusual, and rare.

5. Predominant Having ascendancy, power, authority, or influence over others; preeminent.

Synonyms: Main, major, chief, principal, and prime.

6. Disheveled - Hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt.

Synonyms: Messy, untidy, scruffy, tousled, and uncombed. 

7. Maladjusted - Badly or unsatisfactorily adjusted, especially in relationship to one's social circumstances, environment, etc.

Synonyms: Disturbed, neurotic, unstable, confused, and alienated.

8. Legislative - Having the function of making laws.

Synonyms: Lawmaking, governmental, act, bill, and charter.

9.  Perpendicular - Vertical; straight up and down; upright.

Synonyms: At right angles, vertical, upright, at a 90 degree angle, and making a corner.

10.          Argumentative - Fond of or given to argument and dispute; disputatious; contentious.

Synonyms: Quarrelsome, confrontational, contrary, belligerent, and aggressive.   

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