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  • 1. Vocab One
  • 2. constrict
    Definition
    To make smaller or to tighten
    Example
    The man’s pupil constricted when the doctor shone a light in it.
  • 3. dilated
    Definition
    expanded
    Example
    Pupils can dilate for any reasons, including a solution put directly into the eye, a simple increase in darkness, or the presence of certain drugs in the body.
  • 4. disembodied
    Definition
    Separated from the body
    Example
    The disembodied marionette hands on the puppeteer’s wall greatly disturbed me.
  • 5. halting
    Definition
    Slow and uncertain, hesitant
    Example
    Seaborn “Beck” Weathers’s discussion with the other mountain climbers was halting because they were so exhausted.
  • 6. remote
    Definition
    Distant, far away
    Example
    Jeff escaped to a remote area.
  • 7. primitive
    Definition
    Primary, basic
    Example
    Weathers was compelled to continue by a primitive desire to survive.
    These tools are primitive.