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DIARY OF ANNE FRANK VOCABULARY. 1. Conspicuous  Context: The Nazis required all Jews to wear a conspicuous yellow Star of David on their clothing. 

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1 DIARY OF ANNE FRANK VOCABULARY

2 1. Conspicuous  Context: The Nazis required all Jews to wear a conspicuous yellow Star of David on their clothing.  What does it mean  What gives it away?  Definition: adj. noticeable

3 2. Unabashed  Context: Anne’s unabashed comments sometimes embarrassed her mother.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: adj. unembarrassed

4 3. Loathe  Context: Anne loathed having her mother treat her like a baby.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: v. hate

5 4. Indignantly  Context: Anne indignantly claimed she had not been rude.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: adv. with anger caused by something felt to be unjust

6 5. Fortify  Context: Mr. Dussel took pills to fortify himself.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: v. strengthen

7 6. Zeal  Context: The Maccabees showed great zeal in their fight against tyranny.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: n. great enthusiasm; devotion to a cause

8 7. Tyranny  Context: The Maccabees’ fight against tyranny and oppression two thousand years ago still inspires people today.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: n. cruel and unjust use of power

9 8. Gingerly  Context: Peter held Anne’s gift gingerly, afraid it might jump out and hit him.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: adv. cautiously

10 9. Ostentatiously  Context: Peter held his coat ostentatiously to pretend he was hiding his cat there.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: adv. in a showy way

11 10. Appalled  Context: Dussel’s alarming news was met with a moment of appalled silence.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: (v. used as an) adj. horrified

12 11. Disgruntled  Context: Mr. Dussel, disgruntled, listened to the conversation.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: (v. used as an) adj. displease; annoyed

13 12. Inarticulate  Context: Peter was so furious as Dussel that he became inarticulate.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: adj. unable to speak

14 13. Forlorn  Context: Dussel felt forlorn when Peter and Anne both closed their doors on him.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: adj. abandoned and lonely

15 14. Animation  Context: Anne’s animation could both delight and annoy her family.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: n. liveliness

16 15. Remorse  Context: Mrs. Frank felt remorse for her angry outburst.  What does it mean?  What gives it away?  Definition: n. deep feeling of guilt


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