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The Diary of Anne Frank Vocabulary. Zeal Definition: Great enthusiasm; devotion to a cause Part of Speech: noun Sentence: “We kindle this Hanukkah light.

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1 The Diary of Anne Frank Vocabulary

2 Zeal Definition: Great enthusiasm; devotion to a cause Part of Speech: noun Sentence: “We kindle this Hanukkah light to celebrate the great and wonderful deeds wrought through the zeal with which God has filled the hearts of the heroic Maccabees.”

3 Tyranny Definition: Cruel and unjust use of power Part of Speech: noun Sentence: “They fought against indifference, against tyranny, and oppression.”

4 Ostentatiously Definition: showy Part of Speech: adverb Sentence: “Peter is coming from the bedroom, ostentatiously holding a bulge in his coat as if he were holding his cat.”

5 Disgruntled Definition: displeased or annoyed Part of Speech: verb used as an adjective Sentence: “Dussel sits on the edge of his bed, listening, disgruntled.”

6 Appalled Definition: horrified; shocked Part of Speech: verb used as an adjective Sentence: “There is a second of appalled silence.”

7 Inarticulate Definition: unable to speak; also means unable to speak understandably or effectively. Part of Speech: adjective Sentence: Peter is furious, inarticulate when Dussel makes a comment to eat Peter’s cat for dinner.

8 Forlorn Definition: abandoned and lonely Part of Speech: adjective Sentence: Peter pulls his door shut. Dussel stands there, bewildered, forlorn.

9 Animation Definition: liveliness Part of Speech: noun Sentence: “You’ve got nice eyes…and a lot of animation.”

10 Remorse Definition: deep feeling of guilt; self-reproach Part of Speech: noun Sentence: “It is Mrs. Frank, stricken with remorse.”


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