• SSMS School-Wide 2020/2021 Words of the Day:  
     
    A:
     
    amiable (ADJ) = friendly or pleasing (Sept. 14)   
    arduous (ADJ) = difficult or strenuous (Sept. 15)
    advantageous (ADJ) = beneficial or favorable (Sept. 16)
    apprehensive (ADJ) = uneasy or worried (Oct. 5) 
    affluent (ADJ) = wealthy or rich (Oct. 6) 
    abominable (ADJ) = horrible, terrible, very bad or extremely unpleasant (Nov. 2) 
    adept (ADJ) = very skilled or good at doing something that is NOT easy (Oct. 29) 
    ambiguous (ADJ) = NOT clear or lacking clearness (Oct. 28) 
     
     
     
    B:  
    benevolent (ADJ) = charitable and generous (Sept. 17) 
    blatant (ADJ) = done on purpose (Oct. 7)
    beneficial (ADJ) = helpful or favorable (Nov. 3)
     
     
     
     
     
    C:
    contemporary (ADJ) = modern and of the present (Sept. 21) 
    conspicuous (ADJ) = easily seen or noticed (Oct. 8) 
     
     
     
     
     
     
    D:
    diligent (ADJ) = showing care in doing work (Sept. 22) 
    detrimental (ADJ) = harmful or causing loss (Oct. 14) 
    destitute (ADJ) = extremely poor or homeless (Nov. 4) 
     
     
     
     
    E:
    extraneous (ADJ) = "extra," NOT needed or belonging (Sept. 23) 
    elated (ADJ) = very happy or joyful (Oct. 15) 
    eccentric (ADJ) = peculiar, odd, or unusual in behavior (Nov. 5) 
     
     
     
     
     
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    I:
    inept (ADJ) = unqualified or without skill (Sept. 24) 
    impartial (ADJ) = fair, just, or neutral (Oct. 19)
    indifferent (ADJ) = NOT caring and without interest or concern (Oct. 20) 
    impeccable (ADJ) = perfect or flawless (Nov. 9) 
     
     
     
     
     
     
    J:
    jubilant (ADJ) = showing great joy (Nov. 10) 
     
     
     
     
     
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    M:
    mortified (ADJ) = humiliated or shocked (Sept. 28)
     
     
     
     
     
     
    N:
    notorious (ADJ) = very well-known or famous for something (Oct. 21) 
     
     
     
     
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    P:
    prominent (ADJ) = particularly noticeable, well-known, or important (Sept. 29) 
    plausible (ADJ) = believable or logical (Oct. 22) 
    prevalent (ADJ) = common, popular, widespread, or generally accepted (Nov. 11) 
     
     
     
     
     
      
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    R:
    renowned (ADJ) = famous or honored (Nov. 12) 
     
     
     
     
    S:
    sinister (ADJ) = bad or evil (Sept. 30) 
    skeptical (ADJ) = showing doubt or disbelief (Oct. 26) 
     
     
     
     
     
    T:
    tedious (ADJ) = boring, dull, long, or tiresome (Oct. 27) 
     
     
     
     
    U:
    unbiased (ADJ) = fair or without prejudice (Oct. 1) 
     
     
     
     
     
    V:
    versatile (ADJ) = capable of many uses or the ability to do many things well (Nov. 16) 
     
     
     
     
    W:
    wary (ADJ) = watchful or on guard against danger (Nov. 17) 
     
     
     
     
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