Presentation on theme: "She wrote an indignant letter to the editor because she felt the article was erroneous. with displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting,"— Presentation transcript:
She wrote an indignant letter to the editor because she felt the article was erroneous. with displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base
The baby took her first steps tentatively. with hesitation
The jury sat impassively and thus, no one could predict whether the defendant would be found guilty or innocent. without interest; stoically
Many politicians behave unctuously while campaigning by shaking voters’ hands and carrying babies. sugary sweet; too kind
The waiter at the fancy restaurant smirked haughtily when I asked for a side of french fries. snobbishly; disdainfully; proud
The Jets fan hollered contemptuously when the referees called in favor of the Patriots. with hatred
The monk enjoyed a light repast after evening prayers. meal
How to solve the problem of global warming is one of the great enigmas of our time Mystery; puzzle; something hard to understand or explain
He received great renown for his discoveries. Great fame and respect
The actor does a credible job of playing the famous politician. Believable
It was blatant to me that the boy was unhappy because there were tears in his eyes. Obvious; conspicuous
He blithely ate his lunch without concerning himself about the problems of the day. Happily; lighthearted
She jauntily skipped around the park. Lively; carefree
Bertram Cates is tried for being a heretic who teaches Darwinism. One who rejects certain established beliefs or principles
Passion; intensity of feeling The fervor surrounding Obama’s campaign continued right through election day.
The ring must be appraised by a jeweler before it can be insured. Estimate one’s nature, quality, importance, or worth
We live in the hinterlands in Kansas where there is no cell phone service or another home for miles and thus, we remain quite disconnected. Remote, unpopulated land; boondocks; back country
The child became petulant because he was hungry and tired. irritated
Forgiveness; pardon The menacing boy received absolution from the friendly neighbor after he broke the man’s window.
With suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval The teacher looked askance at the boy when he exited the classroom with a sly look on his face. The jury looked askance at the defendant when he entered the courtroom, suggesting that they’d made up their minds about him before the trial was underway.
Friendly; amiable; inviting; genial The affable dog trotted up to passersby and licked their faces.
Irritated; petulant Nettled Norma noticed nobody noticed her. Molly was miffed making macaroni. Miffed Molly made miserable mustard.
Concern with virtue or religious devotion The pious pastor/priest pasted prayer papers on the pews. The pious pastor prayed on the podium.