English 9 honors vocab 7

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English 9 honors vocab 7

  1. 1.  Begin reviewing Lessons 5&6 for the upcoming 5-8VocabularyTest
  2. 2.  1. gird (v.): to prepare for an event or an action HINT: Birds gird for the winter.  2. daunt (v.): to make afraid; to discourage HINT: Haunt  3. flux (n.): a state of continual change or movement HINT: Fluctuate  4. hovel (n.): a wretched living place; an open shed HINT: Hole in the ground  5. cadaverous (adj.): of or like a corpse; pale; gaunt; thin HINT: Cadaver
  3. 3.  6. gothic (adj.): of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction HINT: Goth  7. penury (n.): extreme poverty HINT: Not even a penny  8. egress (n.): an exit HINT:  9. felicity (n.): happiness; bliss HINT: Feliz  10. despot (n.): a dictator with absolute power HINT: Da spot
  4. 4.  11. chattel (n.): property; a movable item of personal property HINT: Cattle is an example of chattel.  12. austere (adj.): stern, plain HINT: Steer can appear to be austere.  13. lament (v.): to mourn HINT:  14. aloof (adj.):distant; indifferent; disinterested HINT: On the roof  15. cerebral (adj.): relating to the brain HINT:

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