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LESSON 26

MISCELLANEOUS

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Talent is something, but tact is everything. It is the pen eye, the quick ear, the judging taste, the keen smell, and the living touch. åf feet', to act upon; to feign. mis' chỉev oŭs, hurtful; inclined to căn' o py, a roof-like covering; an mischief. ornamental projection.

mi li' tia (-lish' a), soldiery; citizens de líb' er ate, to consider; to weigh enrolled in an authorized military in the mind; grave.

company. éf' fi eå çy, potency; power to pro- mûr' mûr, to mutter; to grumble. duce.

Ni ăğ' å rå, a river between New ép' i thět, an expression describing York and Ontario. some quality or attribute.

o pin' ion (-yun), view; idea. ere (air), before; sooner than. quá drille', à square dance, or the ex clå mā' tion, a loud outcry; the music therefor. mark (!).

quad' rų ped, an animal having four fa tïgue', weariness; to tire.

feet. fi' er y, ardent; pertaining to fire. re bŭff', a sudden check. före böde', to foretell; to prophesy rés' i ment, a body of troops, comevil.

manded by a colonel. îm pū' ni ty, freedom from harm. rỉnse, to wash lightly; to cleanse with in ěx hąust' i ble, unfailing; not to water after washing. be exhausted.

rough (rúf), not smooth; coarse. lū' nå tie, one mentally deranged. trop' ie al, pertaining to the tropics.

LESSON 27

WORDS APPLICABLE TO ALL KINDS OF BUSINESS

å chieve' ment, successful perform-, căp' i tal ist, one who has money for ance; accomplishment.

investment, or money invested. åp prāis' al, the act of placing a value chēat, to defraud; to swindle. on goods, etc.

eðm bi nā' tion, an alliance; a as sūme', to take upon one's self; to union. arrogate; to suppose.

co-op' er á tive, working together for ąue' tion, a sale to the highest bidder. joint benefit.

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éight' i eth, next after the seventy- | mū' tu al, shared alike; reciprocal. ninth.

pāy' er, one who pays. fraud' ū lent, characterized by, plå eärd', to make known by means

founded on, or proceeding from, of placards. fraud.

plăe' ard, a poster. hälve, to divide into two equal parts. prompt' ly, in a prompt manner. înósti tū' tion, an establishment or re bāte', to make a discount from; a corporation.

deduction. îm port', to bring into one country sāl' å ble, capable of being sold. from another.

sāleg' man, one who sells anything. měas' ūre, estimated extent or limit. trăf' fie, to buy or sell goods; to barmũ nón' o lý, the exclusive power, gain; the amount of business done

right or privilege of dealing in some by common carriers. article, or trading in some market. 'trăf' fiek ing, trading; bargaining.

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LESSON 28

SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS

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NOTE: The second word in each pair is opposite in meaning to that of the first. făc' ile (făss'-), easy to do; pliant. in fēr' nal, fiendish; diabolical. dif' fi eŭlt, hard to do; not easy. an ġěl' ie, divine; pure. in jū' ri ous, hurtful; harmful. răr' e fy, to make thin, or less dense. ad văn tã' geous, profitable.

con děnse', to make more compact.

im pôr' tant, valuable; significant. åd mit' tance, entrance; admission. im må tē' ri al, unimportant; trilling. ěx elū' sion, debarment; ejection. på thět' ie, full of pathos, or sadness. beaū' ti fý, to embellish; adorn. lū' di erous, comic; droll.

de fāçe', to disfigure; spoil. sém' blançe, likeness; similitude. de lì' cious (-lish' us), savory. dis păr' i ty, inequality; difference. nau' seous (-shus), unpalatable.

i e nôr' mous, vast; immense.

hăr' ass, to vex; to tire; to worry.. di mìn' u tive, very small.

soothe, to solace; to comfort.

vacancy
vagrant

vanquish
vivacious

Give synonyms of:

vulnerable
wages

wedding
wizard

workman
wreckage

LESSON 29

DICTATION EXERCISE

The teacher may illustrate the further use of these rules by giving the pupils additional words.

Put y for ie before ing, and e for y before ous; as, die, dying; pity, piteous; duty, duteous; beauty, beauteous; plenty, plenteous; bounty, bounteous.

The final consonant, if single, of words accented on the last syllable, is usually doubled when a suffix is added; as acquit, acquitted, acquitting; annul, annulled, annulling; metal, bimetallism, bimetallic; control, controlled, controlling; commit, committed, committing; begin, beginning; enrol, enrolled, enrolling; medal, medallion.

When the accent is thrown backward or forward, the final consonant is not doubled; as, confer, conference: refer, reference; equal, equality; prefer, preferable,

Illustrate the use of the following words in sentences: annul bimetallism duteous

conference acquitting bounteous plenteous

preferable

LESSON 30

REVIEW

delicacy
fashion
martyr
rudiment
directory
memorandum
indelible
superficial
auxiliary
courtesy
impertinent
applicable

independence
famous
census
credence
incredible
simultaneous
believe
morocco
perseverance
courageous
civilities
egotism
indolence

initiatory
specifying
mentioning
routine
bargain
commodity
financier
parcel
scheme
despair
inestimable
Philippines
proficiency

accuracy assessable business solvent exhaustible fraudulent salable immaterial ludicrous condense inference controlled

verify
palpable

Illustrate the use of the following words in sentences:
maximum

disseminate
dyeing

rite

deficit hackneyed

LESSON 31

MISCELLANEOUS

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af fee tā' tion, a false display. i dôl' å try, worship of idols. căp size', to overturn.

mā' ni åe, one violently insane. ehål' lěnġe, to defy; to object to. mìn' strěl, a traveling musician or con çēal', to secrete; to hide.

gleeman. děs per ā' dā, a man of desperate pēr tāin', to have relation or refercharacter.

ence to. dis sýl' lå ble, a word of two sylla- pi' e tý, reverence for God. bles.

pûr sū' ance, the act of pursuing or en hånçe', to make higher or greater prosecuting; a following out or in degree.

after. en dūr' ance, ability to bear; to with- rěs' eue, to deliver; to set free. stand.

sär' eăşm, a taunt; a cutting jest. ěr ro' nē ous, incorrect; false. těeh' nie al, relating to any art, scie vā' gion, the act of avoiding or elud

ence, or business. ing.

trēa' tise, an essay; a discourse. ex çěpt', to exclude.

Vě sū' vỉ és, a volcano in south Italy. ex on' er āte, to relieve from blame.

vol un tēer', one who gives service of fi' nīte, bounded; limited.

his own free will; to offer.

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〠erūe', to increase naturally, as | ăr rēars', behind in payments. money at interest.

ås sěss' ment, a sum levied. åe cū' mu lāte, to increase greatly; ås so ci ā' tion, a union of persons; a to heap together.

society; union. ăn nu al, yearly.

eo-op'er a tive, working together for ăp' pli eant, a petitioner; one who joint benefit. applies.

dis bûrse' ment, paying out.

dis trib' ute, to allot; to divide among | or găn i zā' tion, a systematic arseveral.

rangement for use or action. div' i dend, a distributive sum, share, pěn' al ties, fines; forfeitures. or percentage.

rèp re sént' á tive, agent, deputy, or earn'ings, gains; money arned. substitute; one who represents; ex ået' ness, accuracy; nicety.

showing a similarity; typical. fôr' feit (-fit), to lose the right to. sée' re ta ry, one employed to write in erēase', to grow; to multiply. letters, orders, etc. in stạll' ment, part of a debt paid. sē' riēs, order; a succession of things. man' aġe ment, control; the act of sŭe eěs' sive, consecutive; one after managing.

another in regular order. mil' li něr y, articles made or sold by ủn för' tu nate, not successful; a milliner.

lucky.

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LESSON 33

MISCELLANEOUS

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ăd' å mănt, a very hard substance. în' fi del, an atheist; an unbeliever. al read' y, previously.

li' ar, one who falsifies. dis sỉ pā' tion, a dissolute course of mýs tē' ri ous, obscure; unexplained. life; the act of scattering.

pån o rä' må (or-rā' må), a complete dū' pli cate, a counterpart; a repro- view; a continuous picture. duction.

năn' to mime, a dumb show; repredý' ing, expiring.

senting in mute actions. dỹe' ing, staining; art of coloring pär' lançe, talk; speech. clothes.

pěd' i grēe', lineage. ée elē şi ăs' tie al, of or pertaining to pēr eŭs' sion, act or effect of striking. the church.

plăn' et, a celestial body. flïp' pant, trifling; talkative; shallow pro př' tious (-shủs), favorable. and impertinent.

re měm' brançe, a token; the act of Gị brəl' tar, a strongly fortified rock calling to mind. belonging to Great Britain.

súb' ûrbs, the outer parts of a city. îg no rā' mus, an ignorant person. ŭn wield' y, bulky; unmanageable. in eo hēr' ent, loose; disconnected. wrētch, a vile knave.

Write contractions for:
We will

He is
You have
We would

I would You will

You are
We have
He would

I had
It will
She has

She will

Thou art

I am

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