Presentation on theme: "Aggravating - Appalled - (Adj.) to annoy or exasperate (Adj.) struck with fear Squidward finds Spongebob and Patrick aggravating because of their constant."— Presentation transcript:
Aggravating - Appalled - (Adj.) to annoy or exasperate (Adj.) struck with fear Squidward finds Spongebob and Patrick aggravating because of their constant immaturity. Americans were appalled, immediately taking many precautions, when they heard the news reports that our country had been attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001
Belfry -(N.) the part of the tower that holds the bell Apprehension -(N.) anxiety that something bad will happen The Jews were filled with apprehension when the Nazis shoved them into packed, unsanitary cattle cars to make the long journey to the concentration camps. Quasimodo ran to the church's belfry to sound the bells and announce the start of a celebration.
Fatalist -(N.) One who believes that all events are determined by fate Carillon -(N.) A set of stationary bells, each producing one note of the scale One of the bells on the carillon cracked, causing the beautiful song to sound out of tune when the broken bell was struck. The fatalist believed that there was nothing he could have done to prevent his car accident, even though he was driving recklessly.
Conspicuous- Inarticulate - (Adj.) Noticeable (Adj.) Speechless or unable to express oneself. The conspicuous man wore a horse head and repeatedly ran behind the live newscast of Hurricane Sandy. People become inarticulate, often stumbling over their words, when reporters ask them to respond to a devastating event.
Indifference - (N.) Lack of care or concern Indignant -(Adj.) Filled with anger over some meanness or injustice The indifference shown by the student was really his way of hiding his apprehension about showing his parents the failing grade. The indignant protesters shouted at the lawyers who won the case for the murderer because of a legal loop hole. I can’t tell them. They will take EVERYTHING!
Loathe -(V.) to dislike greatly Leisure -(N.) free and unoccupied time People believe that celebrities enjoy a life of leisure; however, most celebrities spend a lot of their time working. Americans loathe the Taliban because of their attack on America on September 11, 2001.
Ineffectually - Intuition - (Adj.) without producing the desired effect (N.) ability to know immediately without reason Daffy tried to warn Wile E. Coyote that there was a cliff ahead, ineffectually waving his arms and shouting at him, but Wile E. was too focused on the Road Runner and plummeted into the valley. The mother’s intuition made her feel like something was wrong with her daughter, so she called the daycare to check up on her and they relayed that she had just fell off the swing and scrapped her knee.
Meticulous -(Adj.) extremely careful about details Mercurial -(Adj.) quick or changeable in behavior When people are under a lot of stress, they often suffer from mercurial mood swings that cause others around them to choose their words wisely. The meticulous CSI investigators always attend to every detail of a crime scene in order to help solve the case.
Ostentatiously- Pandemonium - (Adv.) in a showy way (N.) a scene of wild disorder Pandemonium spread throughout Philadelphia as fans flooded the streets and celebrated when the Phillies won the World Series in 2008. The conspicuous Lady Gaga ostentatiously wears outrageous outfits to gain the media’s attention.
Sarcastic - (Adj.) speaking with sharp mockery intended to hurt another Stealthily -(Adv.) in a secretive or sneaky way Hermione cried on Harry’s shoulder after Draco’s sarcastic remark about her being nothing more than a dirty mud blood. The Grinch moved stealthily throughout Whoville, being sure not to wake any of the Whos, as he stole all of their holiday decorations and presents.
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