Word Up! Words of the Week for 1/11 – 1/15

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FURTHERMORE: adv. (describes an adjective, verb, or other adverb)

  1. moreover; besides; in addition to
  • Sentence:
    • And furthermore, the word up word of the day is a chance to share academic vocabulary with everyone in the school.

 

INCORPORATE: v.. (describes an action)

  1. to form a legal corporation, group, or mass
  • Sentence:
    • Every few years,, the state of Missouri considers an action that to incorporate a larger portion of St. Louis County back into the city.

 

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

  1. the least quantity or amount possible
  • Sentence:
    • Interestingly, the minimum number of credits necessary to graduate in Missouri is 24; individual school districts can require more.

 

NEUTRALIZE: v. (describes an action)

  1. to make neutral or ineffective, to balance out
  • Sentence:
    • In many fish tanks it is important to balance, or neutralize, the PH levels.

 

SCIENCE Level 3 Power Up Word of the Week

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

  1. a substance composed of two or more metals
  • Sentence:
    • Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc often used in making trophies, urns, and jewelry, amongst other things.