Adverbs chapter2


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Adverbs chapter2

  1. 1. ADVERBS Chapter 2
  2. 2. But when I walked into the cafeteria with Jessica — trying to keep my eyes from sweeping the place for him, and failing entirely — I saw that his four siblings of sorts were sitting together at the same table, and he was not with them. entirely - (entire) Mike, who was taking on the qualities of a golden retriever, walked faithfully by my side to class. faithfully - (faithful) Then he smiled at me wistfully and went to sit by a girl with braces and a bad perm. wistfully - (wistful) I did the shopping at home, and I fell into the pattern of the familiar task gladly. gladly - (glad)
  3. 3. I hadn't noticed their clothes before — I'd been too mesmerized by their faces. Now that I looked, it was obvious that they were all dressed exceptionally well; simply, but in clothes that subtly hinted at designer origins. exceptionally - (exceptional) subtly - (subtle) "What's for dinner?" he asked warily. My mother was an imaginative cook, and her experiments weren't always edible. warily - (wary) "Do you know the Cullen family?" I asked hesitantly. hesitantly - (hesitant) Every day, I watched anxiously until the rest of the Cullens entered the cafeteria without him. anxiously - (anxious)
  4. 4. and wrote my mom more bogusly cheerful e-mail bogusly - (bogus) I could hear people shouting excitedly to each other. excitedly - (excited) I looked at the little cotton fluffs that were building up along the sidewalk and swirling erratically past my face. erratically - (erratic) "Haven't you ever seen snow fall before?" he asked incredulously. incredulously - (incredulous) I walked alertly to the cafeteria with Jessica after Spanish. alertly - (alert)
  5. 5. He and Jessica were talking animatedly about the snow fight as we got in line to buy food. animatedly - (animated) "Prophase," he agreed, writing it neatly in the first space on our worksheet. neatly - (neat) I looked through the eyepiece eagerly, only to be disappointed. Dang it, he was right. eagerly - (eager) "Did you get contacts?" I blurted out unthinkingly. unthinkingly - (unthinking) I vividly remembered the flat black color of his eyes the last time he'd glared at me — the color was striking against the background of his pale skin and his auburn hair. vividly - (vivid)
  6. 6. He looked over our shoulders to glance at the completed lab, and then stared more intently to check the answers. intently - (intent) No one had asked me that - not straight out like he did, demanding. straight out I couldn't fathom his interest, but he continued to stare at me with penetrating eyes, as if my dull life's story was somehow vitally important. vitally - (vital) His eyebrows knit together. "I don't understand," he admitted, and he seemed unnecessarily frustrated by that fact. unnecessarily - (unnecessary)
  7. 7. "I believe I have heard that somewhere before," he agreed dryly. dryly (drily) - (dry) "I didn't have any trouble with it," I said, stung by his assumption. I regretted the snub instantly. instantly - (instant) He chivalrously covered my position as well as his own, so my woolgathering was only interrupted when it was my turn to serve; my team ducked warily out of the way every time I was up. chivalrously - (chivalrous) warily - (wary) I took a deep breath, still looking out the other side of my car, and cautiously pulled out again, with greater success. cautiously - (cautious)