"The Necklace" Vocabulary

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"The Necklace" Vocabulary

  1. 1. “The Necklace”<br />Vocabulary<br />
  2. 2. vexation<br />Anger or annoyance<br />She suffered great vexation when realizing her husband had been having an affair!<br />
  3. 3. adulation<br />excessive praise or flattery<br />Leslie enjoyed the men’s adulation and flirtations as she danced with each one of them.<br />
  4. 4. aghast<br />filled with shock or horror<br />She was aghast when the bat flew out of her bedroom when she opened the door.<br />
  5. 5. Ruinous<br />bringing ruin or downfall; disastrous<br />Hurricane Katrina was a ruinous event for New Orleans as nothing was left of the city.<br />
  6. 6. gamut<br />the entire range or series of something<br />My toddler runs the entire gamut of emotions each day, starting out happy and ending the day with tears and cries of exhaustion. <br />gamut of colors<br />
  7. 7. exorbitant<br />much too high, excessive<br />I am not paying one-hundred dollars for those jeans!; that store’s prices are exorbitant! <br />
  8. 8. Askew<br />crooked; to one side<br />I become annoyed when teachers don’t straighten their askew posters.<br />

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