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1 Welcome to Decent Exposure Volume VIII
perseverance: Slide 11 replete: Slide 12 diabolical: Slide 13 plummet: Slide 14 demure: Slide 15 chagrin: Slide 16 askance: Slide ruminate: Slide 18 boisterous :Slide 19 apparition: Slide 20 jovial :Slide 21 fiasco :Slide 22 vigilant :Slide 23 blithe :Slide 24 cavort :Slide 25 coquette :Slide 26 aura: Slide 2 tangible: Slide 3 eccentricity: Slide 4 resolute: Slide 5 brigand: Slide 6 enthralled: Slide 7 culprit: Slide 8 apprehensive: Slide 9 bemused: Slide 10

2 but also an inherent danger. It seemed to have an aura
Aura : a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing Synonyms: halo, mystique Forms: Noun: aura, auras Verb: 00 Adjective: Adverb: 00 Yoga sitting position. Photograph. n.d. Web Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl of warmth, but also an inherent danger. It seemed to have an aura Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters radiating from Tantalus was as strong as any monster I’d ever faced. An evil Roald Dahl, Matilda of menace about her even when at a distance, and when she came up close There was an you could almost feel the dangerous heat radiating from her as a red-hot rod of metal. aura aura D.J. Machale, The Merchant of Death You’ve got this, like, I don’t know, this thing going on. aura Any form of the word “aura” will appear once in every 3,091 pages of text.

3 thing-- with wave lengths, just as sound and light
Tangible: having physical substance; real; touchable Synonyms: corporeal Antonyms: intangible Forms: Noun: tangibility Verb: 00 Adjective: tangible Adverb: tangibly Dezeen-Tangible-Textual-Inference-By-unhee-Jo-At-Show-RCA jpeg. Web. July 5, 2013. Richard Connell, The Most Dangerous Game thing-- with wave lengths, just as sound and light have. Sometimes I think that evil is a Roald Dahl, Matilda shone out of Miss Honey’s face when she spoke to a confused and homesick newcomer to the class. Some curious warmth that was almost Kathryn Sockett, The Help as if concrete walls have formed around me. My exclusion is tangible, tangible tangible Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride something you could feel. Beside me, Eli just stood there, the awkwardness tangible, Any form of the word “tangible” will appear once in every pages of text.

4 You’re turning into an old
Eccentricity : a human quality or habit that is out of the ordinary Synonyms: oddness, uniqueness, nonconformity Antonyms: conformity Forms: Noun: eccentricity Verb: 00 Adjective: eccentric Adverb: 00 Related word: center lowandslow01.blogspot.com Web. July 5, 2013. You’re turning into an old Don DeLillo, Underworld Trail. who had meandered off the Oregon Settlers arrived—mostly wayward souls and David Guterson, Snow Falling on Cedars appearance, is almost impossible to describe… and in her This woman, in all her Roald Dahl, Matilda eccentricities eccentric. eccentrics His eyes narrowed slightly as he took in Dumbledore’s appearance. J.K. Rowling, HP and the Half-Blood Prince eccentric Any form of the word “eccentric” will appear once in every pages of text.

5 before the Headmistress
Resolute: determined; stubborn Synonyms: obstinate, intractable, implacable Antonyms: wishy-washy, tentative, flexible, unsure, uncertain Forms: Noun: resolution, resoluteness Verb: resolve, resolves, resolved, resolving Adjective: resolute Adverb: resolutely Resolute blond woman wearing traditional dress named dirndl. Web. July 5, rf.com/photo_ before the Headmistress For once she was not going to be browbeaten. Miss Honey stood Roald Dahl, Matilda his eyes were Clif had risen, not too steadily, though his voice and Sinclair Lewis, Arrowsmith resolutely steps. She entered the room with Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace resolute resolute. Her hatred of the town turned as she pushed open the door. Sinclair Lewis, Main Street resolute Any form of the word “resolute” will appear once in every 329 pages of text.

6 These lands are dangerous: full of foul rebels and
Brigand: outlaw, especially a thief Synonyms: miscreant, pirate Matt Bennett.”Brigand Logo.”Illustration. March 27, 2013. Clkr.com. Web. July 5, 2013. These lands are dangerous: full of foul rebels and J.R.R.Tolkien The Two Towers sitting with the senior girls and boys in the top form. Who ever heard of such a thing? I’m not having a little five-year-old Roald Dahl, Matilda who are going to sell her for a slave. She thinks we’re Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club In the old days such men turned from soldiers to Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago brigands brigand brigands. brigands. Any form of the word “brigand” will appear once in every 1, pages of text.

7 From the time he was three or four, John Scherzer
Enthralled: charmed by Synonyms: rapt, enchanted Antonyms: uninterested, suspicious, cynical Ron Leishman.Enthralled boy reading a book.www.clipartof.com n.d. Cartoon. Web.July 5, had been From the time he was three or four, John Scherzer Warren St. John, Outcasts United with soccer. by her parents’ romance. Even as a child, Jane was Nicholas Sparks, The Wedding It was quite clear to them that they were at this moment standing in the presence of a master. Both Matilda and Lavender were Roald Dahl, Matilda by the romance. She is Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook enthralled enthralled enthralled. enthralled Any form of the word “enthralled” will appear once in every 3, pages of text.

8 because they are the ones who cause all the trouble.
Culprit: the guilty person; perpetrator channelweb_ article.jpg. Web. July 5, 2013. because they are the ones who cause all the trouble. who need to be forgiven; rather it is the victims, It is not the Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace she’s often right. I was the prime suspect this time… is, she makes a guess at it, and the trouble is When she doesn’t know who the Roald Dahl, Matilda and bring him to you. I will hunt down the Frank Beddor, The Looking Glass Wars culprits culprit culprit able to name her as the when put under the most severe torture, would be It was better that way because then no one, even Roald Dahl, Matilda culprit. Any form of the word “culprit” will appear once in every 1, pages of text.

9 that the appropriate descriptive word had finally “I’m feeling
Apprehension: nervousness about a specific event in the near future Synonyms: Antonyms: Forms: Noun: apprehension Verb: 00 Adjective: apprehensive Adverb: apprehensively Related words: prehen: to hold comprehend, prehensile that the appropriate descriptive word had finally Lois Lowry, The Giver “I’m feeling he confessed, glad come to him. apprehensive,” Harry watched J. K. Rowling, HP and the Order of the Phoenix seemed to rise up past the glass windows of the as the pavement telephone box until darkness closed over their heads. His plump flabby face had turned grey with fearful Roald Dahl, Matilda apprehensively And then he looked John Steinbeck, The Pearl to the east. apprehensively apprehension. Any form of the word “apprehension” will appear once in every pages of text.

10 But both Andrew and his father are looking over
Bemused: confused Synonyms: befuddled Antonyms: aware But both Andrew and his father are looking over Meg Cabot, Queen of Babble at her, smiles on their faces. Ron shook his head J.K. Rowling, HP and the Order of the Phoenix then checked his watch. He seemed Stephenie Meyer, Twilight to his secret realities. by my casual reference “Well, thank you,” the boy said, totally Roald Dahl, Matilda bemused ,bemused, bemused. bemused Any form of the word “bemused” will appear once in every 8, pages of text.

11 But he kept pushing cake into his mouth with
Perseverence: determination to keep at it Synonyms: doggedness Antonyms: flightiness Forms: Noun: perseverence Verb: persevere, perseveres, persevered, persevering Adjective: Adverb: 00 the dogged of a long-distance But he kept pushing cake into his mouth with Roald Dahl, Matilda runner who has sighted the finishing line and knows he must keep going. and qualities not often seen He is an individual with strong motivation, will, in members of his race. and the ability to assess the likelihood of It was work that required immense Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor actually finding the guy who mattered. Max was impressed by her Henry H. Neff, The Hound of Rowan although the scenario ended without her touching the wall. perseverance, perseverance perseverance, perseverance Any form of the word “perseverence” will appear once in every pages of text.

12 on his chair like some huge overstuffed grub,
Replete: full of; stuffed Synonyms: overloaded, sated Antonyms: bereft of, lacking on his chair like some huge overstuffed grub, comatose, unable to move or speak. She glared at Bruce Bogtrotter who was sitting Roald Dahl, Matilda their cabins with luxury. Our steamers have won an enviable reputation for Virginia Wolfe, The Wave faces to the sky. they stretched out ono their back, Nora Roberts, Blood Brothers Replete, a neatly scripted version of the calamity with villains and heroes. The throng or reporters, mostly Japanese, wanted Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air replete replete replete, Any form of the word “replete” will appear once in every 2,763 pages of text.

13 After approximately fifteen minutes, the
Diabolical: of the devil Synonyms: devilish, hellish, evil Antonyms: heavenly, godly After approximately fifteen minutes, the Markus Zusak, The Book Thief plan bore its fruit, so to speak. gaze was moving slowly among the rows. The Trunchbull had returned to her place in Roald Dahl, Matilda the front of the class, and her violence from every horse he rode. He was a kind of elemental force, a primitive Hal Borland, When the Legends Die scourge and a raw challenge that summoned diabolical diabolical That was his James Patterson, Kiss the Girls secret. diabolical diabolic Any form of the word “diabolical” will appear once in every 1,981 pages of text.

14 They spun around each other,
Plummet : to fall from a considerable height Synonyms: plunge, descend, dive Antonyms: ascend, climb, catapult They spun around each other, Christpher Paolini, Brisingr toward the hard-flat-wing-crushing-ground. plummeting hit the floor and bounced like a softball. He was a long way off the ground when she Roald Dahl, Matilda released him and he to earth and I Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth toward the valley and the red rocks below. All I knew was, if I fell, I’d probably Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor several hundred feet to my death. plummeted plummet plummeted Any form of the word “plummet” will appear once in every 3,40 pages of text.

15 girl, and although Emily was all those things Carolyn was a quiet,
Demure: shy and modest; to shrink away in shyness and modesty Synonyms: modest, sedate, decorous, diffident, prim, soft-spoken Antonyms: brash, immodest, flamboyant, aggressive, loose, grandiose, boastful, boisterous Sara Shepard, Pretty Little Liars and obedient girl, and although Emily was all those things Carolyn was a quiet, too, Carolyn seemed really satisfied to be that way. demure Laurie Halse-Anderson, Speak being Connors did not win a lacrosse scholarship by or hesitant. Homer Hickam, October Sky She caught me looking once and gave me a little smile while I blushed. demure demure Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song “Nothing, Officer,” Scott answered, sounding demure. Any form of the word demure will appear once in every 1,483 pages of text.

16 His expression shifted instantly to chagrin
Chagrin: sense of embarrassment or discomfort Synonyms: mortification, discomfiture, vexation, annoyance Antonyms: pride, satisfaction Stephenie Meyer, Twilight His expression shifted instantly to chagrin Grace MacGowan Cooke, The Power and the Glory only dismay and With a sense of surprise Stoddard saw in his face Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse As soon as the words were out, I flushed with Megan Whalen Turner, The Thief I retired from the field of contest. chagrinned chagrin. chagrin. Any form of the word chagrin will appear once in every 1,222 pages of text.

17 The hospital looked at him
Askance: with a suspicious eye “to look askance”: Similar expressions: to frown upon to do a double-take to glare at Wes Moore, The Other Wes Moore The hospital looked at him insulted him with ridiculous questions, and basically told him to fend for himself. askance, Christopher Paolini, Eragon and demanded, Garrow looked at him “Do I look dead to you?” askance Yann Martel, Life of Pi The priest looked at both of them. askance Stephenie Meyer, Twilight at my luggage-less state, but then shrugged, not caring enough to ask. He looked askance Any form of the word askance will appear once in every 3,136 pages of text.

18 He remained in a state of empty and peaceful
Ruminate: think about over and over Related: ruminant: a cud-chewing animal rumor Franz Kafka, Metamorphosis He remained in a state of empty and peaceful until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture and Professors are asked to consider their demise on what matters most to them. Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner agonize, I was afraid I’d deliberate, rationalize, and talk myself into not going. ruminate, rumination ruminate Grace MacGowan Cooke, The Power and the Glory The old man paused to on this feature of the case. ruminate Any form of the word ruminate will appear once in every 2,691 pages of text.

19 and lasted long into the night. The feasting was loud and
Boisterous: rowdy, loud in voice Synonyms: vociferous, unruly Antonyms: demure, soft-spoken Chistopher Paolini, Brisinigr and lasted long into the night. The feasting was loud and boisterous K. A. Applegate, Everworld swaggering But even the common soldiers were a loud, bunch. Gloria Whelan, Listening for Lions sometimes fiery and Sometimes the dance was formal and stately, Chang-Rae Lee, Native Speaker enough The group was becoming to attract attention on the street. boisterous boisterous boisterous. Any form of the word boisterous will appear once in every 1,298 pages of text.

20 An ethereal Robyn grins, her ecru face
Apparition: ghost Related: appear, apparent Ellen Hopkins, Glass An ethereal Robyn grins, her ecru face distorting into a vampire-like apparition. Nora Roberts, Blood Brothers and beer puke were forgotten. The long, sweaty hike, ghostly apparitions Nicholas Sparks, True Believer ghostly In the past, Jeremy had investigated seven different apparitions. Ted Dekker, White: The Great Pursuit Contrary to my ghostly appearance, I’m not an apparition. Any form of the word apparition will appear once in every 864 pages of text.

21 He shakes hands with both men, his face
Jovial: jolly Origin: Jove (Jupiter) Greek god Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants He shakes hands with both men, his face and cordial. J.K. Rowling, HP and the Goblet of FIre He acknowledged it with a wave of his hand. jovial Heather Brewer, Tenth Grade Bleeds and Henry shut his locker, his shoulders sagging, Finally she disappeared into a nearby classroom, his demeanor subdued. J. K. Rowling, HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban as he shut the door. Uncle Vernon now came in, smiling jovially jovial jovial Any form of the word jovial will appear once in every 1,392 pages of text.

22 I assumed my talent-show
Fiasco: Big, obvious failure Synonyms: disaster, catastrophe, calamity Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club meant I I assumed my talent-show never had to play the piano again. fiasco Chang-Rae Lee, Native Speaker keep an eye on me, given my Hoagland had officially made him my wingman, to with Emile Luzan. Tom Clancy, The Hunt for Red October ankle-deep after that The blood in Norfolk was supposed to have been fiasco James A. Owen,, Here There Be Dragons their flight from the city had taken scarcely an hour. of the Grand Council and The entire fiasco fiasco. The word fiasco will appear once in every 4,286 pages of text.

23 about my relationship with I had expected my parents to be even more
Vigilant: watchful Antonyms: oblivious, careless, heedful Related: vigil, vigilante Sarah Dessen, Dreamland about my relationship with I had expected my parents to be even more Roger’s son because of Cass running away. August Wilson, Fences But as long as I keep my strength and see him coming…as long as I keep my he’s gonna have to fight to get me. J.K. Rowling, HP and the Goblet of Fire never-ending But most of all, you need to practice constant, Chang-Rae Lee, Native Speaker whole block stays His immediate neighbors, though, are loyal, the vigilant vigilance. vigilance… vigilant. Any form of the word vigilant will appear once in every 593 pages of text.

24 On the walls, the goddesses hunt and
Cavort : to play in a physical, free-spirited manner Synonym: frolic Libba Bray, A Great and Terrible Beauty On the walls, the goddesses hunt and free from all restraints. cavort, Henry H. Neff, The Second Siege about the fire Several of the goblins in a jerky, leaping dance while they tilted their small, horned heads to shriek at the sickle moon. cavorted Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes in the glen. It has roses on it and maidens cavorting Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry FInn By and by the men stopped around and yelling. cavorting Any form of the word cavort will appear once in every 13,555 pages of text.

25 “I know you worry about her,” he explained to me as
Blithe: carefree Synonyms: light-hearted, merry, upbeat Antonyms: sullen, solemn, dour Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse she danced “I know you worry about her,” he explained to me as into the ring. Sophie Kinsella, Shopoholic “The answer is obvious, isn’t it? continues Emma Chang-Rae Lee, Native Speaker My father could splash in on before he went to the city for work. blithely James Patterson, Kiss the Girls He had murdered the young girl that he was talking about so blithely blithely. blithely. Any form of the word blithe will appear once in every 1,450 pages of text.

26 She pauses to look over her shoulder and winks,
Coquette: a flirtatious female Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants She pauses to look over her shoulder and winks, running the straps down her arms. coquettishly John Steinbeck, East of Eden She was very pretty and she made little jokes. God bless her, behind all her shyness and blushes. She was a bit of a rogue and a Eugene O’Neill, Long Day’s Journey into Night coquette, Nicholas Sparks, True Believer She looked at him almost coquettishly. coquettish Any form of the word coquette will appear once in every 1,522 pages of text.

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