"The Lady or the Tiger?" Vocabulary

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"The Lady or the Tiger?" Vocabulary

  1. 1. The Lady, or the Tiger?<br />Frank R. Stockton<br />
  2. 2. Exuberant<br />
  3. 3. Exuberant<br />Adjective<br />Vigorous and unrestrained<br />When I found out I was going to Disney Land I gave an exuberant shout of joy.<br />
  4. 4. Valor<br />
  5. 5. Valor<br />Noun<br />Courage; bravery<br />The knight in shining armor was a man of valor.<br />
  6. 6. Assert<br />
  7. 7. Assert<br />Verb<br />To put forward in a forceful or insistent way<br />He asserted his opinion to the group because he felt they were ignoring him.<br />
  8. 8. Decree<br />
  9. 9. Decree<br />Noun<br />An official order<br />The king’s decree stated that every family had to pay higher taxes.<br />
  10. 10. Procure<br />
  11. 11. Procure<br />Verb<br />To obtain; acquire<br />I was able to procure an extra ticket to the concert tonight for you!<br />
  12. 12. Doleful<br />
  13. 13. Doleful<br />Adjective<br />Sad; mournful<br />He had a doleful look on his face as he came home from the funeral.<br />
  14. 14. Subordinate<br />
  15. 15. Subordinate<br />Adjective<br />Less important or lower in rank; secondary<br />I am subordinate to Mr. Hanna– he is a principal, I am a teacher.<br />
  16. 16. Retribution<br />
  17. 17. Retribution<br />Noun<br />Punishment for bad behavior<br />My brother listened in on my phone call so I broke into his Facebook and changed his profile.<br />
  18. 18. Imperious<br />
  19. 19. Imperious<br />Adjective<br />Proud; overbearing<br />Trent was acting imperious at lunch after he got an A on his history quiz.<br />
  20. 20. Destiny<br />
  21. 21. Destiny<br />Noun<br />An unavoidable lot in life; fate<br />It was his destiny to to be short.<br />

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