Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary Week 5 Gold. Word 1: Strewn Def: Thrown untidily over an area Sent: The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships."— Presentation transcript:
Word 1: Strewn Def: Thrown untidily over an area Sent: The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships. H.G.Wells
Word 2: Remorse Def: Emotional feeling of deep regret Sent: Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity. -Jean Jacques RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
Word 3: Grievously Def: Characterized by severe pain and grief, oppressive Sent: Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work. Thomas Carlyle
Word 4: Afflicted Def: To have something that causes suffering and anguish Sent: It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted. -AeschylusAeschylus
Word 5: Obliterate Def: To destroy completely, wipe out Sent: Those who try to obliterate the past are injuring the present. Helen DunmoreHelen Dunmore
Word 6: Reverent Def: Feeling or showing deep and solemn respect Sent: We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that a savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter. Mark Twain
Word 7: Defiant Def: Bold opposition, challenging authority Sent: Defiant individuals will always persecute others, yet will always consider themselves persecuted.
Word 8: Diatribe Def: Speech or writing that bitterly attacks someone or something Sent: There are people who must spend huge amounts of time composing these online diatribes against me, all about how disgusting and terrible I am… Poppy Z Brite
Word 9: Dingy Def: A small sailing boat Sent: I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed… John Dyer
Word 10: Bluff Def: A steep cliff or trying to fool someone into thinking one way when it is not Sent: Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. Orison Swett MardenOrison Swett Marden
Word 11: Exultant / Exult / Exultation Def: Expressing triumph and joy Sent: Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult. John Masefield
Word 12: Demeanor Def: Way in which a person behaves or conducts oneself Sent: I thought Ronald Reagan was one of the greatest presidents… I thought he had the demeanor. Donald Trump
Word 13: Marauder Def: Bandits, thieves that roam and plunder Sent: The masked marauder strikes again! How long will this fair-weathered fiend… be allowed to roam at will. Source Unknown
Word 14: Subvert Def: To try to overturn or corrupt the morals or beliefs in a society Sent: From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
Word 15: Contort Def: To bend and twist harshly Sent: In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and theyre still beautiful. Alice walker
Word 17: Maelstrom Def: A violent whirlpool sucking in objects around it or an emotional turbulent situation Sent: Black Africa can become a maelstrom of warring tribes without the outside world needing to feel the need to do anything about it. John Keegan
Word 17: Eradicate Def: Destroy, eliminate, to wipe out Sent: Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education. Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
Word 18: Pulverize Def: To crush in to dust, demolish Sent: Carob is a brown powder made from the pulverized fruit of a Mediterranean evergreen. -Sandra BoyntonSandra Boynton
Word 19: Pavilion Def: Open building or tent used for concerts, exhibits or fairs Sent: My childhood memories center around … 4 th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand. Frederick Reines
Word 20: Demigod Def: Half god creature because one parent was human and one a god Sent: The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women. -Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
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