The OdysseyPart 3Vocabulary<br />By Homer<br />The epic story of a journey —<br />Symbolic of our journey through life.<br />
cower<br />verb<br />to crouch or shrink back, as in fear or shame (p.853)<br />The kittens are afraid of the dog. See how...
impudence<br />noun<br />Speech or behavior that is aggressively forward or rude (p. 858)<br />During Ann’s speech, two he...
mortified<br />adjective<br />Deeply embarrassed, shamed or humiliated (p. 859)<br />When Al discovered a hole in the back...
rebuke<br />verb<br />To scold sharply; criticize (p. 859)<br />Children work harder if you praise them. Please don’t rebu...
guise<br />noun<br />false appearance; outward appearance;  (p. 859)<br />Sonia suffers from terrible stage fright. Her ca...
renowned<br />adjective<br />Famous; widely known (p. 861)<br />Throughout the world Ella Fitzgerald was renowned; she was...
commandeer<br />verb<br />To seize by force or threats (p. 862)<br />If the duke and his knights can’t buy horses, they wi...
jusstification<br />noun<br />A reason for an action that shows it to be just, right, or reasonable (p. 863)<br />I think ...
omen<br />noun<br />A sign or event thought to foretell good or bad fortune; forewarning (p. 865)<br />The villagers consi...
contemptible<br />adjective<br />Deserving of scorn; disgraceful (p. 865)<br />That salesperson cheated you. He’s dishones...
The OdysseyPart 3Vocabulary<br />By Homer<br />The epic story of a journey —<br />Symbolic of our journey through life.<br />
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  1. 1. The OdysseyPart 3Vocabulary<br />By Homer<br />The epic story of a journey —<br />Symbolic of our journey through life.<br />
  2. 2. cower<br />verb<br />to crouch or shrink back, as in fear or shame (p.853)<br />The kittens are afraid of the dog. See how they cower in the corner.<br />
  3. 3. impudence<br />noun<br />Speech or behavior that is aggressively forward or rude (p. 858)<br />During Ann’s speech, two hecklers whistled and booed. What impudence!<br />
  4. 4. mortified<br />adjective<br />Deeply embarrassed, shamed or humiliated (p. 859)<br />When Al discovered a hole in the back of his jeans, he was mortified.<br />
  5. 5. rebuke<br />verb<br />To scold sharply; criticize (p. 859)<br />Children work harder if you praise them. Please don’t rebuke them!<br />
  6. 6. guise<br />noun<br />false appearance; outward appearance; (p. 859)<br />Sonia suffers from terrible stage fright. Her calmness is merely a guise. <br />
  7. 7. renowned<br />adjective<br />Famous; widely known (p. 861)<br />Throughout the world Ella Fitzgerald was renowned; she was a great singer.<br />
  8. 8. commandeer<br />verb<br />To seize by force or threats (p. 862)<br />If the duke and his knights can’t buy horses, they will commandeer them. <br />
  9. 9. jusstification<br />noun<br />A reason for an action that shows it to be just, right, or reasonable (p. 863)<br />I think you’re wrong to treat Mimi as you do. What’s your justification?<br />
  10. 10. omen<br />noun<br />A sign or event thought to foretell good or bad fortune; forewarning (p. 865)<br />The villagers considered the rainbow to be an omen of good luck. <br />
  11. 11. contemptible<br />adjective<br />Deserving of scorn; disgraceful (p. 865)<br />That salesperson cheated you. He’s dishonest and contemptible. <br />
  12. 12. The OdysseyPart 3Vocabulary<br />By Homer<br />The epic story of a journey —<br />Symbolic of our journey through life.<br />

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