Vocabulary Words<br />“The False Gems”<br />
Provincial <br />Characteristic of people from small towns or communities; not fashionable or sophisticated<br />People wh...
Virtuous <br />Following moral and ethical principles; morally excellent<br />People who spend a lot of time at casinos an...
Imperceptible<br />very slight or difficult to notice<br />The sweater had only an imperceptible flaw in the fabric on the...
Lavish<br />to give in great amounts or without limit<br />Children are happy when their parents lavish toys on them.<br />
Bohemian<br />characteristic of the unconventional life of a bohemian (gypsy)– someone who has unique tastes and doesn’t f...
Assuage<br />to make milder or less severe; relieve<br />The students donated canned foods to starving families in order t...
Incur<br />to come into or acquire due to an undesirable consequence.<br />Evan incurred over $10,000 in credit card debt ...
Aristocrat<br />a person who has the tastes, manners, etc., characteristic of members of a ruling class of people.<br />Of...
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"The False Gems" Vocabulary

  1. 1. Vocabulary Words<br />“The False Gems”<br />
  2. 2. Provincial <br />Characteristic of people from small towns or communities; not fashionable or sophisticated<br />People who live a provincial life-style are often not comfortable in big, modern cities like Manhatten.<br />
  3. 3. Virtuous <br />Following moral and ethical principles; morally excellent<br />People who spend a lot of time at casinos and bars are not considered virtuous by most standards. <br />
  4. 4. Imperceptible<br />very slight or difficult to notice<br />The sweater had only an imperceptible flaw in the fabric on the sleeve, so Cassie wore it anyway.<br />
  5. 5. Lavish<br />to give in great amounts or without limit<br />Children are happy when their parents lavish toys on them.<br />
  6. 6. Bohemian<br />characteristic of the unconventional life of a bohemian (gypsy)– someone who has unique tastes and doesn’t follow standard rules<br />Cassie displayed her bohemian tastes with long, flowing skirts, a lot of beaded jewelry, and pink and blue strands of color in her hair. <br />
  7. 7. Assuage<br />to make milder or less severe; relieve<br />The students donated canned foods to starving families in order to assuage their hunger.<br />
  8. 8. Incur<br />to come into or acquire due to an undesirable consequence.<br />Evan incurred over $10,000 in credit card debt as a result of excessive spending.<br />
  9. 9. Aristocrat<br />a person who has the tastes, manners, etc., characteristic of members of a ruling class of people.<br />Often when people win a big lottery they begin living an aristocratic lifestyle.<br />

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