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1 The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Key Vocabulary – Part 2 © Brent Coley 2008 |

2 See if you can correctly define the following vocabulary words.

3 If necessary, use the context clues from the sample sentences to help you.

4 mere

5 mere Sample Sentence: I got a great deal on the painting. It cost me a mere $10.

6 mere Definition: adj. Only; nothing more than

7 treachery

8 treachery Sample Sentence: The spy was captured and thrown in jail for his treachery.

9 treachery Definition: n. Behavior that is not to be trusted

10 perish

11 perish Sample Sentence: Many animals perished in the forest fire.

12 perish Definition: v. To die; to be destroyed

13 dismay

14 dismay Sample Sentence: To my dismay, my favorite team lost the game.

15 dismay Definition: n. Sudden helpless fear of what is about to happen or what has happened

16 summon

17 summon Sample Sentence: The principal is going to summon the fighting students to his office.

18 summon Definition: v. To order to come

19 shudder

20 shudder Sample Sentence: The spooky noises in the haunted house caused Jason to shudder.

21 shudder Definition: v. To tremble with horror, fear, cold, etc.

22 incantation

23 incantation Sample Sentence: The wizard used an incantation to light the candle.

24 incantation Definition: n. A set of words spoken to cast a magic spell

25 shrill

26 shrill Sample Sentence: The woman’s shrill scream sent shivers down my spine.

27 shrill Definition: adj. Describes a sound that is high and sharp

28 vile

29 vile Sample Sentence: The vile smell coming from the dumpster caused us to plug our noses.

30 vile Definition: adj. Very bad; foul or disgusting

31 prodigious

32 prodigious Sample Sentence: A prodigious amount of people packed Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

33 prodigious Definition: adj. Very large in size, amount, or degree (so large, it makes you say, “Wow!)


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