We think you have liked this presentation. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. Share buttons are a little bit lower. Thank you!
Presentation is loading. Please wait.
Published byLee Harmon
Modified over 2 years ago
The Contender by Robert Lipsyte Vocabulary
contend To strive against difficulty; struggle
transistor radio A small, portable radio
marquee A rooflike structure, often with a signboard, projecting over an entrance
spar To fight with an opponent in a short bout or practice session, as in boxing.
sheepish Embarrassed because you did something wrong
linoleum a floor covering
wino A poor alcoholic with no home
Boardwalk A walkway, especially of planks, along a beach or waterfront.
jab To punch (someone) with short punches
catcall Inappropriate words or phrases, or whistling to express approval or making fun of someone.
knead To squeeze, press, or roll with the hands, as in massaging
whimper To cry or sob with soft sounds
canvas The floor of a ring in which boxing or wrestling takes place
clinch To hold a boxing opponent's body with one or both arms to keep him/her from punching
probation the release of an offender from punishment, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision.
narcotic An addictive drug, such as heroin, that reduces pain, alters mood and behavior, and brings on sleep
addict One who is addicted, as to narcotics
emblem An object or a representation that functions as a symbol
unanimous complete agreement
shallow Lacking depth of intellect, emotion, or knowledge
The Contender by Robert Lipsyte
The Contender Vocabulary and Literary Terms. Contend To strive against difficulty; struggle.
Template by Bill Arcuri, WCSD Click Once to Begin JEOPARDY! Let the fun begin! Round 1Round 2Final Jeopardy.
Vocabulary for. Vocabulary Words Write these vocabulary words in your dictionary. Be sure to draw a quick sketch showing what the word means. (You can.
Anger Management Anger is a complex human emotion that can cause one to be irritated, annoyed, furious, frustrated, enraged or hurt.
Section 4: Alcohol & Other Drugs
Teamwork – Respect – Good Choices. Alcohol, Tobacco & other Drugs Thieves & Killers 1. What is a Thief? Someone that steals especially in secret with.
Introducing Functional Analysis “Knowledge Is Power”
WHAT IS HEALTH?. Health is… A combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being. Think of your health as a triangle with equal sides.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT What is It?. WHAT IS IT? Any sexual remarks, statements, or actions one person makes toward another person who does not want them.
Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls
Drugs and Consciousness. Psychoactive Drugs Definition-drugs that alter a person’s mood perception, and behavior. Definition-drugs that alter a person’s.
Remedial Massage Exercise Therapy Daniel O’Sullivan
DRUGS & ALCOHOL UNIT.
Glencoe Making Life Choices Section 3 Addiction Chapter 12 Drugs of Abuse 1 << BACK NEXT >> HOME Content Vocabulary drug addiction endorphins dysphoria.
Pd 2 11/23/09. Saudi Arabia is a country located in the middle east. Saudi Arabia is mainly know for its good manners and its respect. To hold a.
Statement of Objective Violence – the use of physical force to injure, damage, or destroy oneself, others, or property Victim of violence - a person.
Parent Information Session Underwood Elementary Family Night February 13, 2007.
Your Brain 2015 Athlete Presentation. Making the Most of It.
Chapter 3 Stress Management. Lesson 1 A Natural Part of Your Life.
© 2017 SlidePlayer.com Inc. All rights reserved.