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    Greek & Latin Roots: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
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    Particular Topic: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4


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    1) Lord of the Flies Vocabulary - Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com

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    Vocabulary Word List: Lord of the Flies vocabulary word list
    : CLAMOR, COVERT, COWER, DECOROUS, GESTICULATE, INCANTATION, INCREDULOUSLY, INSCRUTABLE, INTERPOSE, IRIDESCENT, MALEVOLENT, MYOPIA, OFFICIOUS, SPECULATE, STRIDENT, TREMULOUS

    Lord of the Flies Vocabulary - Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  To introduce in between parts of a conversation or argument; to place in an intervening position (verb)
    Root POS = put, place

    2)  Producing a display of lustrous, changing colors like those of the rainbow (adjective)
    Root IRIS = raindow

    3)  Showing intense often vicious ill will toward others; malicious (adjective)
    Root MAL = bad, ill, wrong, evil (prefix)

    4)  The condition of being near-sighted (noun)
    Root OPT = see, sight

    5)  Offering services where they are neither asked nor needed: meddlesome and annoying (adjective)
    Root FIC = make, do

    6)  To indulge in conjectural thought; to suppose or wonder; to buy and sell stocks at risk (verb)
    Root SPEC = watch, see, look, appear

    7)  Sounding harsh, grating or shrill; unpleasantly discordant (adjective)
    Root STRID = make a grating noise, rasp (STRIX = screech owl)

    8)  Characterized by or affected with shaking or timidity (adjective)
    Root TREM = tremble

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    2) Lord of the Flies Vocabulary Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

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    Lord of the Flies vocabulary list ls one of 140 novels and plays where the vocabulary has been provided. See the Novels header on the home page for a list of all 140 novels, books and plays.
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    Vocabulary Word List: Lord of the Flies vocabulary word list in order of appearance by chapter:
  • Chapter 1: Lord of the Flies: clamber, lagoon, vainly, quiver, decorous, interpose, strident, scupper, speculate, clamor, pallor, indignation, jumble, grating, devour --- Chapter 2: warp, conch, scornfully, officious, indignant, tumult, irresistible, nimble --- Chapter 3: festoon, tendril, oppressive, inscrutable, barb, bewilder, flaunt, furtive, glimmer --- Chapter 4: opalescence, mirage, whimper, croon, preposterous, caper, incredulously, irrelevance, implication, shrill, malevolent, gyration
  • Chapter 5: obscure, opaque, gnaw, speculation, scowl, jabber, jeer, indigo, formulate, mimicry, inarticulate, gibbering, improvisation --- Chapter 6: squawk, bristle, relentless --- Chapter 7: jumble, dun, covert, infinite, snivel, uncompromising, infuriating, sagely, blunder --- Chapter 8: heed, dung, stagger, spout, uproarious, skewer, iridescent, vex, crimson
  • Chapter 9: corruption, tremulous, trickle, steadfast --- Chapter 10: befoul, shrill, shudder, gesticulate, Samneric, stifle, twitch, smother, phosphorescence --- Chapter 11: squat, myopia, snivel, devastate, multitudinous, snigger, incantation --- Chapter 12: elaborate, dribble, ululation, wriggle, heave, thicket, cower, visualize, shudder, wrench.

    The Lord of the Flies vocabulary word list used in the Interactive vocabulary word puzzles include: CLAMOR, COVERT, COWER, DECOROUS, GESTICULATE, INCANTATION, INCREDULOUSLY, INSCRUTABLE, INTERPOSE, IRIDESCENT, MALEVOLENT, MYOPIA, OFFICIOUS, SPECULATE, STRIDENT, TREMULOUS
  • Lord of the Flies Vocabulary Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  A very loud uproar or outcry; a vehement expression of desire or dissatisfaction (noun)
    Root CLAM = call out, declare

    2)  Concealed, hidden, disguised, or surreptitious (adjective)
    Root OPERI = hide, cover

    3)  To crouch or huddle, up as from fear or cold; to shrink or tremble (verb)
    Root couren = squat (Middle English)

    4)  Characterized by or showing good taste in behavior, dress, etc.; propriety (adjective)
    Root DECUS = an ornament

    5)  To make or use body movements, esp. of the hands and arms, as in adding force for one\'s speech. or as a substitute for speech (verb)
    Root GEST = carry, bring

    6)  The chanting of words or formulas that are believed to cast a spell or perform other magic (noun)
    Root CANT = sing

    7)  Unwillingly or unable to believe; doubtingly, skeptically (adverb)
    Root CRED = believe

    8)  Completely obscure or mysterious; that cannot be easily understood (adjective)
    Root SCRUT = search into carefully, examine

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