English 9 Honors Vocab 7

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English 9 Honors Vocab 7

  1. 1. English I Honors<br />Ms. Barletta www.dphdsenglish.org<br />Vocabulary Lesson 7<br />
  2. 2. Vocabulary Lesson 7<br />1. gird (v.): to prepare for an event or an action<br />HINT: Birds gird for the winter.<br />2. daunt (v.): to make afraid; to discourage<br />HINT: Haunt<br />3. flux (n.): a state of continual change or movement<br />HINT: Fluctuate <br />4. hovel (n.): a wretched living place; an open shed<br />HINT: Hole in the ground<br />5. cadaverous (adj.): of or like a corpse; pale; gaunt; thin<br />HINT: Cadaver <br />
  3. 3. Vocabulary Lesson 7<br />6. gothic (adj.): of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction <br />HINT: Goth<br />7. penury (n.): extreme poverty<br />HINT: Not even a penny<br />8. egress (n.): an exit<br />HINT: <br />9. felicity (n.): happiness; bliss<br />HINT: Feliz <br />10. despot (n.): a dictator with absolute power<br />HINT: Da spot<br />
  4. 4. Extra Words!<br />11. chattel (n.): property; a movable item of personal property<br />HINT: Cattle is an example of chattel. <br />12. austere (adj.): stern, plain<br />HINT: Steercan appear to be austere.<br />13. lament (v.): to mourn<br />HINT:<br />14. aloof (adj.):distant; indifferent; disinterested <br />HINT: On the roof<br />15. cerebral (adj.): relating to the brain <br />HINT: <br />
  5. 5. Coming up this Week<br />This week we will be finishing The Taming of the Shrew. We will review the play, then you will be tested on the play next week. After the test, we will watch Ten Things I Hate About You on the following day. <br />Vocabulary Lesson 7 Quiz is on Friday<br />See Edline for Homework and upcoming assignments<br />Check the English website for more information www.dphdsenglish.org or e-mail me at cbarletta@dphds.org<br />

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