List 5 Vocabulary

By: Caitlin Toops

Words

1. Status quo- The current situation: the way things are now.

2. Elaborate- Made or done with great care or much detail.

3. Zealot- a person who has very strong feelings about something and who wants other people to have those feelings.

4. Vehemently- Showing strong and often angry feelings.

POS & Origin

1. Status quo

-POS- Noun

-Origin- Latin

2. Elaborate

-POS- Adjective

-Origin- Latin

3. Zealot

-POS- Noun

-Origin- Latin

4. Vehemently

-POS- Adjective

- Origin- Middle English

Picture and sentence

  1. He is content with the status quo And does not like change.
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2. They made elaborate preparations for his visit.
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3. Zealots On both sides of the issue resorted to name-calling and scare tactics.
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4. He issued a Vehement denial of accusation.
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