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1 Across Five Aprils Chapter 10 vocabulary

2 arrogant “Fighting Joe Hooker’s” success on the battlefield had made him arrogant. After winning the game, the baseball team felt arrogant and sure of their win next week until they lost and were level - headed again. No one wants to be around someone who is acting arrogant.

3 arrogant pg. 148 ar ro gant Having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or abilities self - important (pompous)

4 arrogant “Fighting Joe Hooker’s” success on the battlefield had made him arrogant. After winning the game, the baseball team felt arrogant and sure of their win next week until they lost and were level - headed again. No one wants to be around someone who is acting arrogant.

5 contemptuous The awful woman was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of human life. Many movie characters who have to learn a lesson and become better people act contemptuously toward everyone they come across. Don’t act contemptuously toward someone because they aren’t as good at something as you are because there’s something they’re better at than you.

6 contemptuous pg. 148 con temp tu ous Showing contempt, or feeling that a person or thing is worthless disrespectful

7 contemptuous The awful woman was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of human life. Many movie characters who have to learn a lesson and become better people act contemptuously toward everyone they come across. Don’t act contemptuously toward someone because they aren’t as good at something as you are because there’s something they’re better at than you.

8 onslaught Robert E. Lee’s onslaught on Joe Hooker’s troops was enough to make the latter surrender. A series of surprise onslaughts would be enough to make any soldier jumpy.

9 onslaught pg. 148 on slaught A fierce or distructive attack attack

10 onslaught Robert E. Lee’s onslaught on Joe Hooker’s troops was enough to make the latter surrender. A series of surprise onslaughts would be enough to make any soldier jumpy.

11 besieged Since Grant was not doing as well as the North hoped, it was known that the President was being besieged to get rid for Grant. After the big disturbance with Tiger Woods, he spent the day besieged by newsmen.

12 besieged pg. 150 be siege ed Surround a place with armed forces in an attempt to capture it or force it’s surrender surround

13 besieged Since Grant was not doing as well as the North hoped, it was known that the President was being besieged to get rid for Grant. After the big disturbance with Tiger Woods, he spent the day besieged by newsmen.

14 discredited After many losses and problems with the other generals, General Hooker was discredited by the people as well as by his men. Even the best student on the team was discredited after finding out that he had been cheating his way to the top.

15 discredited pg. 151 dis cred it Loss of or lack of good reputation

16 discredited After many losses and problems with the other generals, General Hooker was discredited by the people as well as by his men. Even the best student on the team was discredited after finding out that he had been cheating his way to the top.

17 verified The stories of the murders were verified after the murderers were caught and admitted their guilt. I had to verify that I was really a customer by clicking on the link in the they sent me. Please verify that you are who you say you are by giving me your birthday.

18 verified pg. 151 ver i fy Make sure that something is true or accurate

19 verified The stories of the murders were verified after the murderers were caught and admitted their guilt. I had to verify that I was really a customer by clicking on the link in the they sent me. Please verify that you are who you say you are by giving me your birthday.

20 incoherent Although at first everyone was scared, once they realized the threat was incoherent, they weren’t scared any longer. I only asked you to repeat yourself because you were incoherent the first time. I hate when telemarketers call me and speak incoherently.

21 incoherent pg. 152 Spoken or written language expressed in an unclear or confusing way unclear

22 incoherent Although at first everyone was scared, once they realized the threat was incoherent, they weren’t scared any longer. I only asked you to repeat yourself because you were incoherent the first time. I hate when telemarketers call me and speak incoherently.

23 pandemonium There in the midst of the pandemonium over Gettysburg another Union victory was announced. When the President was shot, we heard a bang and then there was complete pandemonium. During the riot, there was total pandemonium in the streets.

24 pandemonium pg. 152 pan de mo ni um Wild and noisy disorder and confusion; uproar chaos

25 pandemonium There in the midst of the pandemonium over Gettysburg another Union victory was announced. When the President was shot, we heard a bang and then there was complete pandemonium. During the riot, there was total pandemonium in the streets.


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