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AWP: CHAPTER 2 WORDS: BRUSQUEDISPASSIONATE EFFERVESCENTINDEFATIGABLE MISANTHROPEMOROSE NONCHALANCEPROGENY STOICVORACIOUS.

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3 AWP: CHAPTER 2 WORDS: BRUSQUEDISPASSIONATE EFFERVESCENTINDEFATIGABLE MISANTHROPEMOROSE NONCHALANCEPROGENY STOICVORACIOUS

4 AWP: CH. 2 - TEN WORDS IN CONTEXT: 1. brusque (br ŭsk ) - adjective Rose lost her job as a receptionist because she was so brusque with people who called. The office replaced her with someone who spoke more politely. a. blunt b. admirable c. silly 2. dispassionate (dĭs-păsh’ ə-nĭt) - adjective “Historians are supposed to be dispassionate,” the lecturer apologized, “but when my topic is the horrors of slavery, I find it hard to keep my feelings hidden.” a. unreasonable b. unemotional c. disturbing

5 3. effervescent (ĕf-ər-vĕs’ənt) - adjective The lecturer could hardly be described as effervescent. She droned on about the Federal Reserve in a dreary voice, never looking up from her notes. a. hard-working b. nervous c. lively 4. indefatigable (ĭn’dĭ-făt’ĭ-gə-bəl) - adjective When Mona and her friend Patty get together, they are indefatigable talkers. They talk endlessly and tirelessly about everything. a. easily tired b. never getting tired c. depressed

6 5. misanthrope (mĭs’ən-thrōp’) - noun One of our neighbors is a true misanthrope. She hasn’t a friend in the world; in fact, she looks on everyone as an enemy. a. an antisocial person b. a criminal c. a lunatic 6. morose (mə-r ōs’ ) - adjective On the first workday of the year, everyone at the office seemed morose. No wonder we felt low; after the holidays, it’s always a letdown to get back to work. a. confused b. frantic c. gloomy

7 7. nonchalance (nŏn’shə-läns’) - noun Nonchalance is not appropriate behind the wheel of a car. An automobile is not a toy to be played with casually – it is a dangerous machine to be handled with concentration. a. uneasiness b. lack of concern c. lack of awareness 8. progeny (pr ŏj’ ə-nē) - noun Grandfather worked at two jobs in order to provide food and clothing for his progeny. a. enemies b. leaders c. offspring

8 9. stoic (stō’ĭk) - adjective “Some patients’ stoic response to illness or injury is truly amazing,” the doctor said. “Come what may, they remain calm and courageous.” a. emotional b. showing no distress c. planned 10. voracious (vô-rā’shəs) - adjective Beagles are voracious eaters – their owners say they will eat anything that’s not nailed down – so they tend to become fat unless they get enough exercise. a. greedy b. small c. unconcerned

9 AWP: CH. 2 - MATCHING WORDS WITH DEFINITIONS: 1. _____________ A person who hates or distrusts humankind (antisocial) 2. ____________ Children; descendants (offspring) 3. _____________ Bubbling with high spirits; exhilarated (lively) 4. ______________ Not influenced by emotion, impartial (unemotional) 5. ____________ Rudely abrupt; curt (blunt) 6. _____________ Casual indifference; (lack of concern) 7. ______________ Untiring (never getting tired) 8. ____________ Seemingly unaffected by pain or discomfort (showing no distress) 9. ____________ Ravenous; consuming or eager to consume large amounts; insatiable (greedy) 10. ____________ Very (gloomy) or sullen misanthrope progeny effervescent dispassionate brusque nonchalance indefatigable stoic voracious morose


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