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Wk 7 vocab pt 2

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Vocabulary Catcher in the Rye

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Wk 7 vocab pt 2

  1. 1. The Catcher in the Rye Week 7 – Part 2
  2. 2. Lavish adjective la-vishˈ : having a very rich and expensive quality
  3. 3. Lavish : having a very rich and expensive quality
  4. 4. Conscientious adjective kän(t)-shē- en(t)-shəsˌ ˈ : very careful about doing what you are supposed to do
  5. 5. Conscientious : very careful about doing what you are supposed to do
  6. 6. Rostrum Noun räs-trəmˈ also ros-ˈ ̇ : a small raised platform on a stage
  7. 7. Rostrum : a small raised platform on a stage
  8. 8. Incognito adjective in- käg- nē-( )tōˌ ˌ ˈ ˌ : with your true identity kept secret (as by using a different name or a disguise)
  9. 9. : with your true identity kept secret (as by using a different name or a disguise) Incognito
  10. 10. Pervert Noun pər- vərtˈ ˌ : a person whose behavior is considered not normal or acceptable
  11. 11. Psychic Adjective sī-kikˈ :used to describe strange mental powers and abilities (such as the ability to predict the future, to know what other people are thinking, or to receive messages from dead people) that cannot be explained by natural laws
  12. 12. Psychic :used to describe strange mental powers and abilities
  13. 13. Putrid Adjective pyü-trədˈ : decayed with usually a very bad or disgusting smell
  14. 14. Putrid : decayed with usually a very bad or disgusting smell
  15. 15. Verification noun ver-ə-fə- kā-shənˌ ˈ : the process of proving, showing, finding out, or stating that (something) is true or correct
  16. 16. : a person whose behavior is meant to attract attention to themselves Verification
  17. 17. Immaterial adjective      i-mə- tir-ē-əlˌ ˈ : not important or significant
  18. 18. Immaterial : not important  or significant
  19. 19. Suave adjective           swävˈ :  smoothly though often  superficially gracious and  sophisticated
  20. 20. Suave :  smoothly  though often  superficially  gracious and  sophisticated
  21. 21. Sterling Noun   stər-liŋˈ :  conforming to the highest  standard <sterling character > <asterling record of  achievement>
  22. 22. Sterling :  conforming  to the highest  standard
  23. 23. Crocked adjective         kräktˈ : very drunk or intoxicated
  24. 24. : very drunk or  intoxicated Crocked Is Sheldon Crocked? Take a peek and see what you think? http://youtu.be/XiSGsHT1vLo
  25. 25. Chateau Noun  sha- tōˈ : a castle or a large house  especially in France
  26. 26. Chateau  : a castle or a  large house  especially in  France
  27. 27. Nonchalant  adjective   nän-shə- läntˌ ˈ : relaxed and calm in a way that  shows that you do not care or are  not worried about anything
  28. 28. Nonchalant : relaxed and  calm in a way  that shows that  you do not care  or are not  worried about  anything http://youtu.be/LEnNn907Tm8 View from 0:04-0:30 To see Joey’s version of nonchalance. Is this really what it means to be nonchalant?
  29. 29. Clavichord   Noun   kla-və- kordˈ ˌ ̇ : a musical instrument that is  similar to a piano and was played  mostly in the past before the piano  was invented
  30. 30. : a musical  instrument that  is similar to a  piano and was  played mostly  in the past  before the  piano was  invented Clavicord

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