Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary… >:) By no one you need to know.. Tentative Not final Adjective When the poor, unknowing little girl noticed the gorilla statue, her steps."— Presentation transcript:
Tentative Not final Adjective When the poor, unknowing little girl noticed the gorilla statue, her steps became tentative to such an extent that she would stop for minutes at a time to simply stare in fear.
Provocative Exciting; attracting attention Adjective The unusual sculpture was provocative to such an extent that it had to be relocated to a less noticable location.
Depravity Moral corruption Noun MTV tends to assume that we are a wicked and depraved generation; prove them wrong. Depiction of Soddom and Gomorrah being destroyed by God. (Genesis)
Adversary An opponent; enemy Noun The man had acquired many a powerful adversary over the years due to his willingness to make sacrifices in order to achieve goals during the time in which he was a buisnessman.
Gravity Seriousness Noun The small rock that had ruined the sub-orbital spacecraft’s propulsion system was not at all affected by the gravity of it’s predicament, though it would soon be incinerated due to the heat of re-entry.
Banal Common; dull; ordinary Adjective Yao Ming is not exactly the most banal person in the world, mainly for vertical reasons.
Temper To moderate; to soften Verb After he had developed the intemperable habit of playing air piano, he could not stop himself from practicing said habit whenever his fingers were not otherwise occupied.
Extol To praise Verb The way he extoled God in the open astounded those around him.
Erratic Irregular; without direction Adjective His erratic behavior confounded those in the police department.
Euphony Pleasant sound Noun The symphony produced a euphony, full of interchanging harmonies.
Advocate To speak in favor of; to support Verb All I had to do was relax in my chair and let my dedicated advocate advocate for me.
Insipid Bland; boring; tasteless Adjective The hostess was confused; the food was not insipid at all, and yet they all declined the meal when they saw their plates.
Indulgent Pampering oneself; satisfying desires Adjective He was a little over- indulgent, almost gluttonous, in his eating habits.
Antagonism Opposition; hostility; resistance She hounded him constantly, attempting to brow- beat him into carrying her books; it didn’t work.
Austere Severe; without frills Adjective He was very…austere…in the punishments that he gave students; in fact, the punishments were only legal by a hairsbreadth.