Presentation on theme: " Epistle (noun) – a letter Avid (adj.) – enthusiastic; extremely interested Grimace (noun) – a facial expression of disapproval or pain Humility."— Presentation transcript:
Epistle (noun) – a letter Avid (adj.) – enthusiastic; extremely interested Grimace (noun) – a facial expression of disapproval or pain Humility (noun) – humbleness Dolorous (adj.) – exhibiting sorrow or pain Gargantuan (adj.) – of huge or extraordinary size or power Arduous (adj.) – difficult; requiring much effort Affable (adj.) – friendly; agreeable Grandiloquent (adj.) – pompous or high flown in speech Harangue (noun) – a long strongly expressed speech
My wife delivered a lengthy ______ this morning in an effort to get me to quit smoking. Brian spent years writing lengthy, unsent ______ to his old girlfriend. Amanda gave a ______ when Mrs. Hind assigned nine pages of Algebra homework. Marcus gets ______ when speaking of the theater, assuming no one knows as much as he. The ______ old man never lacked for visitors. Milltown’s players were ______ compared with the small guys on our team. Refinishing the old bookcase proved an ______ task, but the results were well worth it. Dori was such an ______ reader that I had a hard time recommending a title she had not reading Even though Jo is a celebrated author, she’s the picture of ______ and never brags. The song was so ______ that Elizabeth found it difficult not to cry.
The summer help on the highway crew underestimated the arduous task of… Through the smoke, I could tell by the grimace on Dan’s face that he… Elliot could hardly tolerate the grandiloquent aristocrats while working at the … The arrogant stockbroker learned humility after… The gargantuan Kodiak bear devoured… Needing a break from her dolorous work as a coroner, Dr. Sinclair… The history teacher’s harangue this morning seemed to… Mary Ellen’s avid interest in chemistry led to her career as … The senator’s biography was actually a collection of epistles that… The affable receptionist made everyone feel…