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Theme: Despicable Me
In Despicable Me, Vector and Gru are adversaries, trying to outdo one another with their villainous schemes.
adversary an enemy, opponent
Vector’s annoying habits and generally idiotic inventions manage to alienate even those close to him such as his father.
alienate to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
The cookie robots are a clever artifice devised by Gru and built by Dr. Nefario to infiltrate Vector’s compound.
artifice a skillful or ingenious device, a clever trick, a clever skill; trickery
In an attempt to coerce the orphan girls into selling cookies, Miss Hattie threatens to put them in the “Box of Shame” if they fail.
coerce to compel, force
When we went to see Despicable Me in the theater, my niece displayed shamefully craven behavior when she jumped in my lap and hid her face at the appearance of the shark.
craven cowardly; a coward
Gru shows little culinary skill when he first brings the girls home, offering them candy in a dog dish as their dinner.
culinary of or related to cooking or the kitchen
Agnes is incredibly upset at the untimely demise of her unicorn, demanding a replacement.
demise a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
The girls and Gru find the roller coaster ride exhilarating.
exhilarate to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
Gru’s house is so imposing and desolate that there is nothing but fallow land around it.
fallow plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish- yellow, land left unseeded; to plow but not seed
The Minions are constantly harassing one another throughout the movie, acting like annoying children.
harass to disturb, worry; trouble by repeated attacks
Gru’s initially inclement attitude towards everyone changes when he adopts the girls.
inclement stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
When Gru tells the Minions that he might have to liquidate their entire operations since they could not get a bank loan, they offer their own money to help build the rocket.
liquidate To pay a debt, settle an account; to eliminate
Agnes frequently muses over what it would be like to have parents.
muse to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
Gru repeatedly tells the Minions to listen quietly, but the effect is negligible.
negligible so unimportant that it can be disregarded
Gru believes that if he can just steal the moon, he will perpetuate his status as a great villain.
perpetuate to make permanent or long lasting
When Gru kisses the girls goodnight, he sets a precedent that the Minions expect to be followed.
precedent an example that may serve as a basis for intimation or later action
As a punitive measure for freezing his head, Vector steals the shrink ray from Gru and prevents him from getting it back.
punitive inflicting or aiming at punishment
When Agnes’s unicorn is accidentally destroyed, the Minions attempt to redress the situation by making her a new one..
redress to set right, remedy; relief from wrong or injury
Gru and the girls enjoy a brief sojourn at an amusement park, where he manages to win a giant fluffy unicorn.
sojourn a temporary stay; to stay for a time
The Minions disguise themselves in their visit to the supermarket as a mom, a baby and a man urbanely dressed in a hat and tie.
urbane refined in manner or style
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