Sunday, December 18, 2016

Assignment #9 TED Talk

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance


1. stratospheric
(adj.) – very high or great
Ex. It's an amazing camera, but the price is stratospheric!

2. decimal
(n.) – a number expressed using a system of counting based on the number ten
Ex. Three fifths expressed as a decimal is 0.6.

3. parallelogram
(n.) – the two sets of opposite sides are parallel and of equal length to each other.
Ex. She drew a lot of parallelograms on her notebook during the class.

4. Cadet
(n.) – a student in the armed forces or the police
Ex. He is a West Point cadet now.

5. Farthest
(adj.) – at the greatest distance from something.
Ex. The farthest landmark visible is about 30 miles away.

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