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Vocab Outsiders Jane C

  1. 1. Vocab - The Outsiders <ul><li>Jane Chyun </li></ul>
  2. 2. Madras <ul><li>A cotton cloth of fine texture, usually with a plaid, striped, or checked pattern. </li></ul><ul><li>I always wear my madras pants for pajama. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cowlick <ul><li>A protecting tuft of hair on the head that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and will not lie flat. </li></ul><ul><li>Nowadays, many teenage boys wants to cut their in cowlick style. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Unfathomable <ul><li>Difficult or impossible to understand and explain. </li></ul><ul><li>Sea has unfathomable depth which can drive people into the water. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Savvy <ul><li>To have a good understanding and practical knowledge of something. </li></ul><ul><li>She seems to be savvy and bright of all the lectures of Biology. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Aloof <ul><li>Person who is not very friendly and does not like to spend time with others. </li></ul><ul><li>Because I didn’t wanted to get involved in fight, I stood aloof from their arguments. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Impersonally <ul><li>Lacking personality, not being a person. </li></ul><ul><li>The boss acted impersonally to his niece when he made the small mistake. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Ornery <ul><li>Disagreeable and contrary in disposition with the personality of bad- tempered, difficult and mean. </li></ul><ul><li>You will have hard time communicating and get along with ornery people. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resignedly <ul><li>To accept without complaining. </li></ul><ul><li>He is now resigned to his roomate’s noise and mess. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ruefully <ul><li>Causing or feeling pity or compassion. </li></ul><ul><li>I felt ruefully about the animals dieing for the human’s cloth or food. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hermit <ul><li>A person who has withdrawn from society and lives with a lonely existence. </li></ul><ul><li>Hermit people are usually prisoners or the poors who were withdrawn from society. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Premonition <ul><li>The feeling that something is going to happen. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to meet someone who can premonate my life and luck. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reluctantly <ul><li>Unwilling feelings that are marked and exhibited. </li></ul><ul><li>She reluctantly made her face frown and refused to take a picture with me. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sullen <ul><li>Showing a bad humor or silent and dark resentment. ( Gloomy or somber in tone and color) </li></ul><ul><li>In most of the movies, there are sullen characters who scares or revenges people. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Eluded <ul><li>To evade or escape from by cleverness and skill. </li></ul><ul><li>The mice eluded to the hole from the cat’s attack. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Imploringly <ul><li>To appeal and beg troublesomely urgent or persistent with entreat pressingly. </li></ul><ul><li>The student bagged imploringly to her teacher for her make up test. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Gallant <ul><li>Behave bravely and honorably in a dangerous or difficult situation. </li></ul><ul><li>I saw a gallant man who dived into the water to survive young girl. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Indignant <ul><li>To be shocked and angry because of it’s unjustness and unfairness. </li></ul><ul><li>I feels indignant when people insults and tortures person without any reason. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Testify <ul><li>To support the belief that the second thing is true. </li></ul><ul><li>The police testified the man who held a gun in his hand. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Jolt <ul><li>To move suddenly and quite violently. It gives people unpleasant surprise or shock. </li></ul><ul><li>He ran toward me and jolted me by slapping the head. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Kneeled <ul><li>To go down or rest on one or both knees. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t kneel down frequently because it might give you a image of no pride. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Inhalation <ul><li>process or act of breathing in, taking air and sometimes other substances into the lungs. </li></ul><ul><li>The patient had a unsteady inhalation and hard time talking. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Hysterics <ul><li>Someone who is in a state of uncontrolled excitement, anger or panic. </li></ul><ul><li>Hysteric patients are the people who have unpredictable and unsteady emotions. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Mimicking <ul><li>To follow or imitate others to be like them. </li></ul><ul><li>I was mimicking my brother’s face whenever he wants mom to buy what he wants. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Radiates <ul><li>To form a certain pattern, To make heat or light come out </li></ul><ul><li>Your thoughts and emotions radiates from your face. You look sad now. Tell me what happened. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Mourning <ul><li>A behaviour in which you show sadness about a person’s death. </li></ul><ul><li>My friend was mourning of her grandmother’s death. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Aghast <ul><li>To be filled with horror and surprise. </li></ul><ul><li>I was aghasted when I saw the mice moving on the floor. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Exploits <ul><li>To treat unfairly by using their work or ideas and giving a very little return. </li></ul><ul><li>It is not right to exploit others works and ideas. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Faltered <ul><li>To lose power or strength in an uneven way or no longer makes much progress. </li></ul><ul><li>I was faltered and exhausted after finishing the test. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Resemblance <ul><li>similarity in appearance or in external or superficial details </li></ul><ul><li>Not only their appearance resembles, but their personality is similar too. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Divert <ul><li>To turn aside from a course or direction </li></ul><ul><li>Nothing could diver his thoughts from his mother’s sudden death. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Clenching <ul><li>To curl fingers tightly or squeeze teeth together. </li></ul><ul><li>I sometimes clench my teeth and fingers whenever I am extremely mad. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Grimacing <ul><li>To twist face in an ugly way because you are annoyed, disgusted, or in pain. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t make grimacing face in front of the audience </li></ul>
  34. 34. Underprivileged <ul><li>people who have less money and fewer possessions and opportunities than other people in their society. </li></ul><ul><li>We can help underprivileged children in Christmas day by becoming santa. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Conformity <ul><li>Similarity in form or character; agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Soldiers were in conformity with the same clothes and position. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Contempt <ul><li>The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn. </li></ul><ul><li>She showed Bob a contempt when he made a mistake. </li></ul>
  37. 37. Escort <ul><li>To protect, guide by accompanying another. </li></ul><ul><li>I escorted an old man to the hospital. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Convinced <ul><li>To feel sure that is true. </li></ul><ul><li>I was convinced that he was in the part of the crime. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Delirious <ul><li>To be extremely excited and happy. </li></ul><ul><li>The park was filled with a crowd of delirious baseball fans. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Indignantly <ul><li>shocked and angry, because you think that something is unjust or unfair. </li></ul><ul><li>He acted indignantly to his friend when he noticed that his friend betrayed him . </li></ul>
  41. 41. Circumstances <ul><li>particular situation or the conditions which affect what happens. </li></ul><ul><li>I have told you the circumstances, so you must act accordingly. </li></ul>
  42. 42. Acquitted <ul><li>formally declared not to have committed the crime. </li></ul><ul><li>People knew the Bob was innocent. They were so happy to see Bob acquitted from the crime. </li></ul>Text

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