Story of an hour vocab

610 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
610
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
16
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Story of an hour vocab

  1. 1. “ Story of an Hour” Vocabulary
  2. 2. repression <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>putting down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intimidation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protesters all over the world fear police repression and brutlity </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. tumultuously <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In a Disorderly or noisy manner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The crowd shouted and danced tumultuously when the headliners came to the stage playing their number one hit. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. vacant <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Empty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Her vacant expression showed her lack of knowledge. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. trivial <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unimportant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Despite her father dismissing her art as trivial, Star intended to make it her career. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. bitter <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acrimonious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harsh and unpleasant taste </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The woman was bitter toward all men after the nasty break-up. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. impulse <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urge </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This woman has a problem with impulse buying. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. elixir <ul><li>Definiton </li></ul><ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any liquid mixture used to “cure” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Happiness is the elixir of life. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What other words do you not know from the story? </li></ul><ul><li>Add them to your own personal vocabulary. </li></ul>

×