Presentation on theme: "Vocab #3 *Once More to the Lake. Haunt (n) A place visited frequently I returned the lake were we used to go, for a weeks fishing and to revisit old haunts."— Presentation transcript:
Vocab #3 *Once More to the Lake
Haunt (n) A place visited frequently I returned the lake were we used to go, for a weeks fishing and to revisit old haunts.
Tentatively (adv.) Hesitantly, uncertainly J.C. tentatively approached the girl, mentally preparing himself to ask her to the Homecoming Dance.
Indelible (adj.) Impossible to remove or eliminate; permanent Both the good and bad experiences of your high school years can leave indelible marks in your memory.
Petulant (adj.) Showing unreasonable annoyance over little things The petulant child pouted when her mother reminded her to pick up her toys.
Languidly (adv.) Without vigor or energy; listlessly Languidly, my students went from class to class, exhausted from the 105 degree heat.
Explicit (adj.) Clear and detailed, leaving nothing implied If you do not follow my explicit instructions, you will lose points, warned Mrs. Barnes.
Infer (v.) to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or evidence (premises - a proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference) Based on the premise that the drop-out rate is rising in California, we can infer that the current interventions are not working.
diction style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words; the accent, inflection, intonation, and speech-sound quality manifested by an individual speaker E.B. Whites diction in Once More to the Lake helps to establish his nostalgic tone.
Active voice In a sentence using active voice, the subject of the sentence performs the action expressed in the verb. Summer ate the cookie.
Passive voice In a sentence using passive voice, the subject is acted upon; he or she receives the action expressed by the verb. The agent performing the action may appear in a "by the..." phrase or may be omitted. The cookie was eaten by Summer.