Our vocabulary blog word this week is consensus.

Consensus, a noun, means "general agreement : unanimity
"  as defined by Merriam-Webster.

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pw119
10/22/2012 3:12pm

The consensus of the meeting was that there would be a 1 km tall skyscraper built on the Palm Jumeirah.

This makes sense because the people of the meeting generally agreed to have a 1 km tall skyscraper built on the Palm Jumeirah.

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MR119
10/22/2012 3:46pm

The group came to a consensus after all of the fighting about what to have for dinner. The word consensus makes sense in this sentence because it tells that the group can to an agreement on what to have for dinner.

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MS119
10/22/2012 4:14pm

We have a growing consensus that the our soccer team should have won yesterday.

This makes sense because gradually everybody felt the same way.

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AB120
10/22/2012 4:53pm

Maria and Katherine came to a consensus on which movie they would see on Friday night, Sleeping Beauty or Hunger Games. This word makes sense in this sentence because they came to an agreement on which movie they would see on Friday night.

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zh118
10/22/2012 5:12pm

In the college football pole, the consensus vote for the No. 1 team was Alabama. Consensus makes sense because a majority of the No.1 votes were for Alabama.

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MAK119
10/22/2012 5:35pm

Our group's consensus was that we all go to the movies. This makes sense because the agreement was to go to the movies.

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EZ120
10/22/2012 5:39pm

We finally had a consensus about either going to the mall or going to the movies.

Consensus makes sense in this sentence because we finally made an agreement about going to the mall or going to the movies.

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MW118
10/22/2012 6:13pm

The two Generals came to a consensus on how to approach the battle.

This makes sense beacuse they agreed how to approach it.

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LC118
10/22/2012 6:43pm

Molly and George were arguing, and now they have reached a consensus.

This sentience makes sence because it shows that Molly and George came to a general agreement.

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VW120
10/22/2012 7:29pm

Our classes consensus is that Justin Bieber is the best artist in the world.
This makes sense because the general agreement is that Justin Bieber is the best.

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LS120
10/22/2012 8:20pm

My family made a consensus on where to eat dinner tonight. Consensus makes sense because we all agreed on where to eat.

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EK118
10/22/2012 8:33pm

We are in complete unanimity that we should get together on Friday.

This makes sense because it is saying that we all agree to get together on Friday.

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Mrs. Peko
10/23/2012 9:31am

Where is the vocab word?

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EK118
10/25/2012 5:08pm

We made a consensus that we should get together on friday.

This makes sense because it is saying that we all agreed to get together on Friday.

mrw120
10/22/2012 9:19pm

The coaches came to a consensus that they should pick the linebacker as a first round draft pick.
This makes sense because the coaches are agreeing on who they want on their team.

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Mrs. Peko
10/23/2012 9:20am

Please don't use your middle initial unless I have asked you to do so. Thanks!

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CS118
10/23/2012 7:30am

Our class reached a consensus on having a Christmas party this year.

Consensus makes sense in this sentence because almost everyone in the class agreed on having a Christmas party this year.

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LH119
10/23/2012 3:47pm

Regina and Cady made a consensus agreement to wear pink on Wednesdays. This makes sense because they came to an agreement to wear pink on Wednesdays.

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ES120
10/23/2012 4:14pm

The girls came to a consensus that instead of going to breakfast, they would go to Mass. Consensus makes sense here because they all agreed to go to Mass instead.

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MD119
10/23/2012 4:14pm

Chuck and Mike came to a consensus to go to the park instead of the movies. This makes sense because Mike and Chuck agreed to go to the park instead of the movies.

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MM118
10/23/2012 4:29pm

The consensus was that the local fundraiser's cancellation should be recalled.

This makes sense because the people agreed that they should have a fundraiser.

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aw119
10/23/2012 4:35pm

The girls made a consensus on which movie to watch. This makes sense here because they made an agreement on which movie to watch.

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VJW120
10/23/2012 4:37pm

The family reached a consensus on were to go for vacation.

This makes sense because the family reached an agreement on where to go for vacation.

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CF180
10/23/2012 4:38pm

The consensus is that sausage pizza is much better than cheese pizza.
This makes sense because everyone agreed that they like sausage on their pizza.

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cym120
10/23/2012 6:22pm

The guests at the party came to a consensus that the decorations were home made. This makes sense here because the members came to an agreement that the decorations were made by hand.

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AI120
10/23/2012 8:13pm

The U.S made a consensus decision to enter World War II and join France, Great Britian, and Russia after the attack on Pear Harbor. This makes sense because the U.S made the choice to enter World War II proceedin the attack.

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NL120
10/23/2012 8:41pm

The consensus of the coaches and players was that there should be five captains.

This makes sense because the players and coaches agreed to have five captains.

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NP119
10/23/2012 8:49pm

The businessmen in the meeting came to a consensus to develop a new slogan for their product.

Consensus makes sense here because they all agreed to do something. There was unison in the decision.

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jd118
10/23/2012 10:01pm

There was a consensus among eighth graders that there should be a Slushie machine. It makes sense in the sentence because there was an agreement that there should be a Slushie machine.

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SR5
10/23/2012 10:12pm

The children came to a consensus that packing one's backpack haphazardly makes he or she more likely to forget a book.


This makes sense because the children agreed that packing your backpack without much thought makes you more likely to forget a book.

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JS119
10/23/2012 10:38pm

We reached a consensus on which restaurant to eat at.

This makes sense because we agreed on where to eat

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LT118
10/24/2012 7:16am

The teams consensus was that they were going to win the game. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the team agrees that they will win.

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MB120
10/24/2012 4:11pm

Most democrats can reach consensus on Obama's ideas. This makes sense because most democrats agree with Obamas ideas.

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MB120
10/24/2012 4:14pm

Most democrats can reach consensus on Obama's ideas. This makes sense because most democrats agree with Obama's ideas.

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AB119
10/24/2012 4:51pm

We decided on a consensus to vacation in Hawaii instead of going to Canada .

This makes sense because we decided to go on vacation in Hawaii

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MC118
10/24/2012 5:16pm

The group of girls came to a consensus that they would go to the game rather than a movie.

Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the girls agreed where they would go.

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jm120
10/24/2012 5:38pm

The referees made a consensus about the catch and said that it was a touchdown. The word consensus makes sense in this sentence because the referees make an agreement that the football player made a catch.

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CM 120
10/24/2012 7:20pm

The people who made the Declaration of
Independence consensed that they want independence.

Consenes makes sense in this sentence because they came to the agreement that they wanted independence.

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Mrs. Peko
10/25/2012 7:53am

I don't think "consensed" is a word.

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JM118
10/24/2012 7:20pm

My family's consensus was to spend christmas at Angie's house to celebrate together

It makes sense because we all agreed to be at her house for the holidays.

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ID120
10/24/2012 7:32pm

The class came to a consensus that the classroom was to hot. This makes sense because the class agreed that it was to hot in the classroom.

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SD118
10/24/2012 9:23pm

Our gym class had a consensus to play dodgeball and not basketball.

This sentence makes sence because more than three fourths of us agreed to play dodgeball.

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MTB119
10/24/2012 10:05pm

The architect made a consensus to make a mansion.

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Mrs. Peko
10/25/2012 7:56am

Please don't use your middle initial unless I've asked you to. Also, where is your explanation sentence?

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AW118
10/24/2012 10:29pm

My group has finally decided on its consenus.
This means that my group has come up with our final agreement.

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Mrs. Peko
10/25/2012 7:57am

Your post is a bit redundant. Finally deciding together is a consensus.

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BM118
10/25/2012 7:13am

The teachers came to a consensus that the pep rally will be on Tuesday.

Consensus makes sense in this sentence because I am saying that the teachers agreed that the rally would be Tuesday.

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BT118
10/25/2012 3:56pm

My mom and I came to a consensus. It makes sense because they came to an agreement.

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TS120
10/25/2012 4:02pm

The U.N. came to a consensus.

Consensus makes sense in this sentence because it tells how the U.N made a general agreement.

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EH119
10/25/2012 4:08pm

The team came to a consensus that they will all wear pink headbands for Breast Cancer Awareness month to their next tournament.

This means that The team came to an agreement that they will all wear pink headbands/.

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bs120
10/25/2012 5:33pm

The jury's consensus was to rule gulity.
This means the jury's rule was uanaimus.

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NS120
10/25/2012 5:37pm

My consensus with my mom that I was sick made my decide to stay home from school.

This makes sense because when I agreed with my mom that I was sick, it made me decide to stay home

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mg119
10/25/2012 6:08pm

The team of doctors came to a consensus on what treatment to give to the patient.

This sentence makes sense because the team of doctors agreed on what treatment to give.

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AS119
10/25/2012 6:23pm

The people of the United States came to a consensus that Ralph Nader should be president.

This sentence makes sense because the people of the United States agreed Ralph Nader should be president.

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BW120
10/25/2012 6:40pm

The coaches came to a consensus that Annie would play goalie.
This makes sense because the coaches came to a descision about where Annie would play.

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NF120
10/25/2012 7:15pm

My family came to a consensus that we would go to Hawaii over Christmas vacation.

Consensus makes sense in this sentence because my family came to an agreement on where we would travel to for Chrismas vacation.

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 9:45am

Your sentence is very similary to another one already posted.

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ME120
10/25/2012 7:28pm

The consensus of the jury was that the man was guilty.
This sentense makes sense because consensus means a general agreement and the jury in a trail has to make a general agreement.

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RC118
10/25/2012 7:47pm

Our volleyball team reached a consensus that Jordan would play as libero. This makes sense because the team generally agreed that Jordan would play as libero.

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EM119
10/25/2012 8:12pm

After the fight between the two brothers they came to a consensus.

This makes sense here because they got in a fight and came to an agreement.

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EG120
10/25/2012 8:21pm

The jury's consensus was that the defendant was guilty.
This makes sense because the group of people that made up the jury came to the agreement.

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KS119
10/25/2012 8:26pm

The classes consensus is that ice cream is better then celery.

The word consensus makes sense in this sentence because the general agreement of the students is that ice cream is better than celery.

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 9:42am

Class's should be posessive, not plural. And it should be than and not then.

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DG118
10/25/2012 8:26pm

My brother and I had a consensus to go to Skyway rather than Swensons.
This makes sense becuase my brother and I both agreed to go to Skyway rather than Swensons.

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DC119
10/25/2012 8:30pm

Britain and the colonies couldn't come to a consensus over the colonies power.

This makes sense because they couldn't agree on each other's power.

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BH119
10/25/2012 8:42pm

The football team game to a consensus to take a lap around the field.
This makes sences because they made a desicion on what to do.

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NH118
10/25/2012 8:46pm

The head coach and the offensive coordinater made a consensus to pick the last play of the half. This makes sense because the coaches made a agreement for the play.

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jb119
10/25/2012 9:20pm

The consensus of the group was that they were not going to go to the party.
Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the group was in agreement that they were not going to the party.

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AP120
10/25/2012 9:27pm

The men made a consensus about the goods.

This makes sense in this sentence because the men made a agreement on the goods.

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BB120
10/25/2012 9:29pm

The awful referees came to a consensus that the ball caught in the endzone by Golden Tate is ruled a touchdown by simultaneous possesion. This makes sense because the awful refeeres came to the agreement that the catch was a touchdown.

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wp118
10/25/2012 9:32pm

The people of the jury made a consensus on the victim.

This makes sence becuse they made an aggreement about the victim.

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AW118
10/25/2012 9:33pm

My friend's consenus was to go shopping.
This sentence makes sense because my friends made an agreement to go shopping.

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 9:33am

I was confused because I didn't know if it was 1 friend or multiple. If it was multiple, it would be friends' but if it was 1 friend, it's friend's.

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AW118
10/28/2012 9:11pm

It was 1 friend thats why I did that

Mrs. Peko
10/29/2012 9:42am

Then how is there agreement between 1 person?

az120
10/25/2012 9:40pm

Tthe zombies came to a consensus to jump on the car instead of running after them.
thius mekes sense because the zombies desident to jump on the car not run.

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 9:43am

Huh??

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IT118
10/25/2012 10:10pm

The squad made a consensus that the change in the routine would work better than the old version.
This makes sense because the squad agreed about the change.

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MH118
10/25/2012 10:24pm

The consensus made at school was that we would have a magician for the winners prize.
This makes sense because they agreement made at school was to have a magician for the winners prize.

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HG118
10/25/2012 10:55pm

The team made a consensus for the game that they would wear red socks.
This makes sense because they agreed as a team which color of socks to wear.

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EW119
10/25/2012 11:37pm

The team made a consensus to run the play.
Consensus makes sense in this sentence because it tells that they made a general decision to run the play.

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AC119
10/26/2012 12:15am

We came to the consensus to go to a haunted house instead of trick or treating Halloween night.
This makes sense because we all agreed we would rather go to a haunted house than trick or treating.

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LV119
10/26/2012 6:04am

The choice they made was consensus.

This makes sense because everyone agreed with the choice

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 9:40am

I think you're using consensus as an adjective. Also, make sure to use correct punctuation.

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RF6
10/26/2012 7:52am

After waiting the safe house the leader and his group made the consensus to leave and go fight.

Consensus makes sense in the content because the leader and his group made a general agreement with each other to fight.

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 9:38am

You need your HR in your blog name. And make sure to use correct punctuation. Your sentence was difficult to understand.

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AJP120
11/06/2012 10:37pm

The family made a consensus to move into a new house.

This makes sense because the family made a general agreement to move.

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JH120
11/07/2012 5:47pm


My friends and I came to a consensus that we should go to the mall. The word consensus makes sense in this sentence because my friends and I came to a general agreement that we should all go to the mall.

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mk
11/07/2012 7:49pm

The team had a consensus about there mascot.

this makes sense because the team had a general agreement on the mascot

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JG119
11/29/2012 6:17pm

The refs came to a consensus that the call was a charge.

This means the refs agreed on the call of the charge.

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KB119
11/30/2012 7:39am

There was a consensus in are class that Starbucks was the best coffee.
It makes sense in this sentence because it is really good coffee.

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JK118
01/06/2013 8:01pm

The consensus of the group was that the magnum is the best roller coaster at Cedar Point.

This makes sense because the argument was that the magnum was the best roller coaster at Cedar point.

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bc119
01/07/2013 3:22pm

The consensus of the group was to go skating instead of bowling.

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