Vocabulary two dolphin affair

543 views
484 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
543
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Vocabulary two dolphin affair

  1. 1. Vocabulary<br />
  2. 2. Words<br />compulsive<br />linguistic<br />relentlessly<br />apprehension<br />ominous<br />bravado<br />caveats<br />
  3. 3. compulsive<br />Definition<br />Driven by an inner force<br />Example<br />A compulsive eater will have a sense of being out of control.<br />
  4. 4. linguistic<br />Definition<br />Having to do with language<br />Example<br />Keith is a linguistic genius; he speaks at least eight languages.<br />
  5. 5. relentlessly<br />Definition<br />Over and over again<br />Example.<br />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.<br />Sponge Bob is relentlessly optimistic.<br />
  6. 6. apprehension<br />Definition<br />Fear and anxiety that something unpleasant will happen<br />Example<br />Jen felt apprehensive about moving, but she knew it was necessary.<br />
  7. 7. ominous<br />Definition<br />Threatening, unfavorable<br />Example<br />The ominous dark clouds in the east suggested a late afternoon thunderstorm.<br />
  8. 8. bravado<br />Definition<br />Display of courage<br />Example<br />I tried to show bravado as I faced my greatest fear, a giant spider, but I ran away screaming.<br />
  9. 9. caveats<br />Definition<br />Rules, warnings<br />Example<br />The attendant provided several caveats before the roller coaster ride started, including keep hands inside the car.<br />

×