2Zeal Definition: Great enthusiasm; devotion to a cause Part of Speech: nounSentence: “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.”
3Tyranny Definition: Cruel and unjust use of power Part of Speech: noun Sentence: “They fought against indifference, against tyranny, and oppression.”
4Ostentatiously 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.”
5Disgruntled Definition: displeased or annoyed Part of Speech: verb used as an adjectiveSentence: “Dussel sits on the edge of his bed, listening, disgruntled.”
6Appalled Definition: horrified; shocked Part of Speech: verb used as an adjectiveSentence: “There is a second of appalled silence.”
7InarticulateDefinition: unable to speak; also means unable to speak understandably or effectively.Part of Speech: adjectiveSentence: Peter is furious, inarticulate when Dussel makes a comment to eat Peter’s cat for dinner.
8Forlorn Definition: abandoned and lonely Part of Speech: adjective Sentence: Peter pulls his door shut. Dussel stands there, bewildered, forlorn.
9Animation Definition: liveliness Part of Speech: noun Sentence: “You’ve got nice eyes…and a lot of animation.”
10Remorse Definition: deep feeling of guilt; self-reproach Part of Speech: nounSentence: “It is Mrs. Frank, stricken with remorse.”