Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
“ Ribbons” by Laurence Yep Vocabulary Words…
harassed <ul><li>(participle)  </li></ul><ul><li>-  troubled, bothered </li></ul>
laborious <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>- hard; difficult </li></ul>
exotic <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-foreign; strange in a fascinating way. </li></ul>
exertion <ul><li>(noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-hard work or effort </li></ul>
exile <ul><li>(noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-living away from one’s country, usually not by choice </li></ul>
“ The Green Mamba”  by Roald Dahl Vocabulary words…
autobiography <ul><li>(Noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-the biography of a person narrated </li></ul><ul><li>by himself. </li></ul>
veranda <ul><li>(Noun) </li></ul><ul><li>- A usually roofed open gallery or portico attached to the exterior of a building...
malevolent <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-wishing to harm others </li></ul>
“ The Treasure of Lemon Brown” by Walter Dean Meyers Vocabulary words…
impromptu <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-unplanned; made or done without preparation </li></ul>
tenatively <ul><li>(Adverb) </li></ul><ul><li>-in an uncertain or hesitant way </li></ul>
intently <ul><li>(Adverb) </li></ul><ul><li>-with close attention </li></ul>
brittle <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-having a sharp, hard quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Brittle  also means “touchy...
ominous <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-threatening, seeming to indicate that something bad will happen </li></ul>
octave <ul><li>(Noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-eight whole notes </li></ul>
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Short story vocab semester 2 - 2010

2,844 views

Published on

Published in: Education
  • Good job
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • Be the first to like this

Short story vocab semester 2 - 2010

  1. 1. “ Ribbons” by Laurence Yep Vocabulary Words…
  2. 2. harassed <ul><li>(participle) </li></ul><ul><li>- troubled, bothered </li></ul>
  3. 3. laborious <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>- hard; difficult </li></ul>
  4. 4. exotic <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-foreign; strange in a fascinating way. </li></ul>
  5. 5. exertion <ul><li>(noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-hard work or effort </li></ul>
  6. 6. exile <ul><li>(noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-living away from one’s country, usually not by choice </li></ul>
  7. 7. “ The Green Mamba” by Roald Dahl Vocabulary words…
  8. 8. autobiography <ul><li>(Noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-the biography of a person narrated </li></ul><ul><li>by himself. </li></ul>
  9. 9. veranda <ul><li>(Noun) </li></ul><ul><li>- A usually roofed open gallery or portico attached to the exterior of a building </li></ul>
  10. 10. malevolent <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-wishing to harm others </li></ul>
  11. 11. “ The Treasure of Lemon Brown” by Walter Dean Meyers Vocabulary words…
  12. 12. impromptu <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-unplanned; made or done without preparation </li></ul>
  13. 13. tenatively <ul><li>(Adverb) </li></ul><ul><li>-in an uncertain or hesitant way </li></ul>
  14. 14. intently <ul><li>(Adverb) </li></ul><ul><li>-with close attention </li></ul>
  15. 15. brittle <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-having a sharp, hard quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Brittle also means “touchy or unbending” </li></ul>
  16. 16. ominous <ul><li>(Adjective) </li></ul><ul><li>-threatening, seeming to indicate that something bad will happen </li></ul>
  17. 17. octave <ul><li>(Noun) </li></ul><ul><li>-eight whole notes </li></ul>

×