Ms. Barletta September 14, 2010 English 9 Vocabulary Lesson 3
Vocabulary Lesson 3 1. edifice (n.): a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building HINT: office 2. ambidextrous (adj.):equally skillful with either hand HINT: ambi=both; dexterity 3. belated (adj.): delayed; tardy; late HINT: Don’t be late! 4. animate (v.): to give life or motion to HINT: animation 5. knead (v.): to work dough or clay into a uniform mixture HINT: You need to knead the dough
Vocabulary Lesson 3 6. chauvinist (n.): one having a fanatical devotion to a country, gender, or religion, with contempt for other countries, the opposite sex, or other beliefs HINT: 7. egalitarian (adj.): promoting equal rights for all people HINT: equal 8. berserk (adj.): in a state of violent or destructive rage HINT: The berserkers 9. ostentatious (adj.): marked by a conspicuous, showy, or pretentious display HINT: 10. delude (v.): to mislead; to fool HINT: You might delude someone by diluting their drink.