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    Story of an hour vocab Story of an hour vocab Presentation Transcript

    • “ Story of an Hour” Vocabulary
    • repression
      • Definition
        • putting down
        • Intimidation
      • Example
        • Protesters all over the world fear police repression and brutlity
    • tumultuously
      • Definition
        • In a Disorderly or noisy manner
      • Example
        • The crowd shouted and danced tumultuously when the headliners came to the stage playing their number one hit.
    • vacant
      • Definition
        • Empty
      • Example
        • Her vacant expression showed her lack of knowledge.
    • trivial
      • Definition
        • Unimportant
      • Example
        • Despite her father dismissing her art as trivial, Star intended to make it her career.
    • bitter
      • Definition
        • Acrimonious
        • Harsh and unpleasant taste
      • Example
        • The woman was bitter toward all men after the nasty break-up.
    • impulse
      • Definition
        • Urge
      • Example
        • This woman has a problem with impulse buying.
    • elixir
      • Definiton
        • a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste
        • Any liquid mixture used to “cure”
      • Example
        • Happiness is the elixir of life.
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