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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