Vocabulary two dolphin affairPresentation Transcript
Part One compulsive linguistic relentlessly apprehension ominous bravado caveats
compulsive Definition Driven by an inner force Example A compulsive eater will have a sense of being out of control.
linguistic Definition Having to do with language Example Keith is a linguistic genius; he speaks at least eight languages.
relentlessly Definition Over and over again Example. Dan pursued Sue relentlessly, asking her out everyday until she said yes. They have been married now for 10 years, so I guess his persistence paid off. Sponge Bob is relentlessly optimistic.
apprehension Definition Fear and anxiety that something unpleasant will happen Example Jen felt apprehensive about moving, but she knew it was necessary.
ominous Definition Threatening, unfavorable Example The ominous dark clouds in the east suggested a late afternoon thunderstorm.
bravado Definition Display of courage Example I tried to show bravado as I faced my greatest fear, a giant spider, but I ran away screaming.
caveats Definition Rules, warnings Example The attendant provided several caveats before the roller coaster ride started, including keep hands inside the car.