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REED 102 Textbook Notes: Chapter 1

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REED 102 Textbook Notes: Chapter 1 Reed 102

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Date Created: 01/30/16
REED 102 Textbook Notes: Chapter 1 1. Affinity: (noun) preference  Matching words with Definition 2. Fledgling (adjective) new 1. Fledgling: new and untried 3. Hackneyed: (adjective) worn-out 2. Opulence: luxury; great wealth 4. Incessant: (adjective) nonstop 3. Proximity: closeness 5. Opulence: (noun) riches 4. Hackneyed: overused; stale 6. Proximity: (noun) nearness 5. Unassailable: impossible to deny or 7. Sagacious: (adjective) intelligent disapprove 8. Supplant: (verb) to replace 9. Unassailable: (adjective) undeniable 6. Voluminous: Big; bulky 7. Supplant: to take the place of 10.Voluminous: (adjective) large 8. Affinity: a natural attraction or liking 9. Sagacious: wise 11. 10.Incessant: constant 12.  Sentence Check 1 1. Irene knew her roommate’s family was wealthy, but nothing had prepared her for the OPULENCE of their home, it was like a palace 2. During the 1960s, the Beatles held a(n) UNASSAIABLE position as the world’s most popular rock group 3. In her VOLUMINOUS tote bag, my mother carries money, credit cards, photos, make-up, a mirror, running shoes, and a bunch of other stuff. 4. It would not be SAGACIOUS to go out today without an umbrella, look at those black clouds! 5. Crows have a(n) AFFINITY for bright, shiny things, so they sometimes pick up bits of mirrors, metal, or jewelry and carry them back to the nest 6. “You’ll always be my best friends, but no one will ever SUPPLANT you in my heart”. 7. Mr. Engelhard finally told his daughter to stop running in place in her upstairs bedroom; the INCESSANT pounding noise was giving him a headache. 8. While visiting Hollywood, I stayed excitedly by the PROXIMITY of movie stars. “You could be standing right beside one and never known it”! 9. I get my hair done cheap by going to a beauty saloon, where FLEDGLING hairdressers do cuts and coloring of hair of what more experience beauticians would charge a lot for them. 10.Allie has decided to stop saying that HACKNEYED word “Hello” when she answers the phone, instead she is going to say “Greetings” 13.  Sentence Check 2 14.1-2. The instructor told me, you have an unfortunate AFFINITY for HACKNEYED phrases. To improve your writing, you’ll need to get over your fondness for stale, worn-out expressions. 15.3-4. Though only a (n) FLEDGLING politician, our new young senator made very SAGACIOUS decisions during her first year in office. Her wisdom suggest a promising future. 16.5-6. The luxury hotel stands in close PRXIMITY to a shabby, run-down housing project, and the OPULENCE of the one is a striking contrast to the poverty of the others. 17.7-8. The report on child abuse was VOLUMINOUS, over a thousand pages, and filled with UNASSAIABLE evidence that it’s a widespread problem in the United States. 18.9-10. After receiving INCESSANT complaints for weeks that its telephone operators were rude and careless, the mail-order company decided to SUPPLANT them with a computerized ordering system.


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