Presentation on theme: "Unit 1. ap·pall (uh-pawl) verb (used with object) to fill or overcome with horror, consternation, or fear; dismay: He was appalled by the damage."— Presentation transcript:
ap·pall (uh-pawl) verb (used with object) to fill or overcome with horror, consternation, or fear; dismay: He was appalled by the damage from the fire. I am appalled at your mistakes.fear
myr·i·ad (mir-ee-uhd) noun 1. a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things. 2. ten thousand.
con·ta·gious (kuhn-tey-juhs) adjective 1. capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object: contagious diseases. 2. carrying or spreading a contagious disease. 3. tending to spread from person to person: contagious laughter. object
ep·i·dem·ic (ep-i-dem-ik) adjective 1. Also, ep·i·dem·i·cal. (of a disease) affecting many persons at the same time, and spreading from person to person in a locality where the disease is not permanently prevalent. 2. extremely prevalent; widespread.
em·i·nent (em-uh-nuhnt) adjective 1. high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished: eminent statesmen. 2. conspicuous, signal, or noteworthy: eminent fairness. 3. lofty; high: eminent peaks. 4. prominent; projecting; protruding: an eminent nose.
in·ten·tion·al in-ten-shuh-nl adjective 1. done with intention or on purpose; intended: an intentional insult. 2. of or pertaining to intention or purpose. 3. Metaphysics. a. pertaining to an appearance, phenomenon, or representation in the mind; phenomenal; representational. b. pertaining to the capacity of the mind to refer to an existent or nonexistent object. c. pointing beyond itself, as consciousness or a sign.object
ruth·less (rooth-lis) adjective without pity or compassion; cruel; merciless: a ruthless tyrant.
prob·a·ble (prob-uh-buhl) adjective 1. likely to occur or prove true: He foresaw a probable business loss. He is the probable writer of the article. 2. having more evidence for than against, or evidence that inclines the mind to belief but leaves some room for doubt. 3. affording ground for belief.doubt
ro·man·tic roh-man-tik adjective 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of romance; characteristic or suggestive of the world of romance: a romantic adventure. 2. fanciful; impractical; unrealistic: romantic ideas. 3. imbued with or dominated by idealism, a desire for adventure, chivalry, etc. 4. characterized by a preoccupation with love or by the idealizing of love or one's beloved. 5. displaying or expressing love or strong affection.nature romance love
pic·tur·esque pik-chuh-resk adjective 1. visually charming or quaint, as if resembling or suitable for a painting: a picturesque fishing village. 2. (of writing, speech, etc.) strikingly graphic or vivid; creating detailed mental images: a picturesque description of the Brazilian jungle. 3. having pleasing or interesting qualities; strikingly effective in appearance: a picturesque hat.