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1 The Things They Carried By Tim O’Brien Chapters 1 through 4 Vocabulary

2 5 Steps for Vocab Journal 1)Write word and page number 2)Write sentence with word from the book 3)Write you own definition 4)Write the actual definition and part of speech 5)Write your own sentence using the vocab word

3 TTTC Chapters 1-4 (pp3-63)

4 elusive (3) intransitive (5) shrapnel (10) inertia (15) encyst (20) unencumbered (22) servile (40) amortizing (44) shrouded (44) imperative (44) deferments (47) maul (54) reticence (54) comport (59)

5 Elusive Part of speech: Adjective tending to elude: aselude a: tending to evade grasp or pursuit b: hard to comprehend or define c: hard to isolate or identify

6 Intransitive Part of Speech: Adjective not transitive; especially: characterized by not having or containing a direct object

7 Shrapnel Part of Speech: Noun 1 : a projectile that consists of a case provided with a powder charge and a large number of usually lead balls and that is exploded in flight 2 : bomb, mine, or shell fragments

8 Inertia Part of Speech: Noun Definition of INERTIA 1 a: a property of matter by which it remains at rest or in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force b: an analogous property of other physical quantities (as electricity) 2 : indisposition to motion, exertion, or change

9 Encyst Part of Speech: Verb transitive verb : to enclose in a cyst intransitive verb : to form or become enclosed in a cyst

10 Unencumbered Part of Speech: Adjective free of encumbrance (which means being weighed down or burdened) servile

11 Servile Part of Speech: Adjective 1 : of or befitting a slave or a menial position 2 : meanly or cravenly submissive

12 Amortizing Part of Speech: Verb 1 : to pay off (as a mortgage) gradually usually by periodic payments of principal and interest or by payments to a sinking fund 2 : to gradually reduce or write off the cost or value of (as an asset)

13 Shrouded Part of Speech: Verb 1 aarchaic: to cover for protection bobsolete: concealconceal 2 a: to cut off from view : obscure obscure b: to veil under another appearance (as by obscuring or disguising) 3 : to dress for burial

14 Imperative Part of Speech: Noun something that is imperative (see 1 imperative): as 1 imperative a: command, ordercommandorder b: rule, guideruleguide c: an obligatory act or dutyobligatory d: an obligatory judgment or proposition

15 Deferments Part of Speech: Noun the act of delaying or postponing; specifically: official postponement of military service

16 Comport Part of Speech: Verb intransitive verb : to be fitting : accord accord transitive verb : behave; especially: to behave in a manner conformable to what is right, proper, or expected behave

17 Maul Part of Speech: Noun : a heavy often wooden-headed hammer used especially for driving wedges; also: a tool like a sledgehammer with one wedge-shaped end that is used to split wood

18 Reticence Part of Speech: Noun 1 : the quality or state of being reticent : reserve, restraintreticent reserverestraint 2 : an instance of being reticent 3 : reluctancereluctance

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