English 9 vocab 1 2010dkja

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English 9 vocab 1 2010dkja

  1. 1. English 9: Vocabulary Lesson 1 Ms. Barletta barlettac@dkja.org Website: www.dkjamsbarlettaenglish @weebly.com/ August 23, 2010
  2. 2. Vocabulary Lesson 1  1. licentious (adj.): morally unrestrained HINT: Lies  2. numismatist (n.) a coin collector HINT: Numbers, Math  3. paucity (n.) a scarcity; a lack HINT: Poor in the city  4. fatalistic (adj.) believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate HINT: Fate  5. obtrude (v.) to force oneself into the situation HINT: Intrude
  3. 3. Vocabulary Lesson 1  6. pensive (adj.) dreamily thoughtful HINT: Harry Potter-pensive used to store thoughts  7. lackadaisical (adj.) uninterested; listless HINT: Slacker; daze  8. alienate (v.): to turn away feelings or affections HINT: Alien  9. elated (adj.): in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful HINT:  10. epigram (n.) a witty saying expressing a single thought HINT:

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