Word Up! Words of the Week for 9/28-10/2


Mr. Joseph Hosea, MHS Librarian


IMPRECISE: adj. (describes a noun or pronoun)

  1. not exact, vague, or ill-defined


Sentence: His imprecise measurements in his FACS class resulted in a poorly constructed pair of pajama pants.


REJECTION: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. the act or process of being turned away, denied, spurned or eliminated


Sentence: He made the most of having a date for Homecoming after having dealt with rejection in the past.


STABILIZE: v. (describes an action)

  1. to make or hold stable or firm, to maintain a certain level


Sentence: He was able to stabilize the table by putting a matchbook under one leg.


STYLIZE: v. (describes an action)

  1. to design in or cause to conform to a particular style, most often in art or fashion


Sentence: The district uses a stylized plane in its logo.


Writing Level 3 Power Word of the Week

Emperical evidence:

  1. Information or facts gained by observation or experiment based on scientific analysis


Sentence: The emperical evidence gathered from the experiment will be analyzed and put forward in a paper for peer review.