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Short story vocab   semester 2 - 2010
 

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    Short story vocab   semester 2 - 2010 Short story vocab semester 2 - 2010 Presentation Transcript

    • “ Ribbons” by Laurence Yep Vocabulary Words…
    • harassed
      • (participle)
      • - troubled, bothered
    • laborious
      • (Adjective)
      • - hard; difficult
    • exotic
      • (Adjective)
      • -foreign; strange in a fascinating way.
    • exertion
      • (noun)
      • -hard work or effort
    • exile
      • (noun)
      • -living away from one’s country, usually not by choice
    • “ The Green Mamba” by Roald Dahl Vocabulary words…
    • autobiography
      • (Noun)
      • -the biography of a person narrated
      • by himself.
    • veranda
      • (Noun)
      • - A usually roofed open gallery or portico attached to the exterior of a building
    • malevolent
      • (Adjective)
      • -wishing to harm others
    • “ The Treasure of Lemon Brown” by Walter Dean Meyers Vocabulary words…
    • impromptu
      • (Adjective)
      • -unplanned; made or done without preparation
    • tenatively
      • (Adverb)
      • -in an uncertain or hesitant way
    • intently
      • (Adverb)
      • -with close attention
    • brittle
      • (Adjective)
      • -having a sharp, hard quality.
      • Brittle also means “touchy or unbending”
    • ominous
      • (Adjective)
      • -threatening, seeming to indicate that something bad will happen
    • octave
      • (Noun)
      • -eight whole notes