Monday, November 4, 2013


Ultimate -  Being last in a series, process, or progression
This was the ultimate season.
Interactive-  Acting or capable of acting on each other.
Cells are interactive.
Principle- a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning.
The constitution provides principles for our country.
Guidance-  The act or process of guiding
Parents provide guidance.
Collaboration- achieve shared goals.
In this class collaboration helps students get together.
Formative-serving to form something, esp. having a profound and lasting influence on a person's development.
Vocabulary is formative in brain development.
Summative- additive.
This article was summative to the other one.
Racism- actions, practices, or beliefs that consider the human species to be divided into races and treated based on these. 
Racism exists today.
Intelligence- The capacity to acquire and apply knowledge.
An IQ test can test intelligence.

Hyperbolic- exaggerated
Her tone was hyperbolic.
Preceding - to come before
The book before was preceding to this one.
Unrestrained - uncontrollable
The sub felt the students were unrestrained at this point.
Provision - to supply 
The law is a provision to our safety.
Stop-and-frisk- search of a person's outer clothing wherein a person runs his or her hands along the outer garments to detect any concealed weapons or contraband
Stop and frisk is performed by police officers.
Discretion- the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offense or revealing private information.
Viewer discretion is advised. 
Bar- (in context) except for; apart from.
Those students were barred from the final because of their high grades.
Seized-(of the police or another authority) take possession of (something) by warrant or legal right; confiscate; impound.
The police seized my gun.
Doctrine-a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church, political party, or other group
The bible is a doctrine for Christians. 
Consent- permission for something to happen or agreement to do something
I give you consent to do that.
Hunch- a feeling or guess based on intuition rather than known facts.
I have a hunch it was him.
Predominant- present as the strongest or main element.
His features are predominant.
Warrant - Authorization or certification; sanction, as given by a superior.
The police issued a warrant.
Infraction- a violation or infringement of a law, agreement, or set of rules.
He made a traffic infraction.

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