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BELLRINGERS A Wrinkle in Time Vocab. 3. Monday, February 27 1. seethe –verb- to bubble and churn as if boiling 2. solemn –adj.- grave; very serious 3.

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1 BELLRINGERS A Wrinkle in Time Vocab. 3

2 Monday, February seethe –verb- to bubble and churn as if boiling 2. solemn –adj.- grave; very serious 3. myopic –adj.- near-sighted 4. vulnerable –adj.- easy to attack and to hurt 5. aberration –noun- abnormal; different from the normal

3 Monday, Feb. 27 Pre-AP 1. seethe –verb- to bubble and churn as if boiling 2. solemn –adj.- grave; very serious 3. myopic –adj.- near-sighted 4. vulnerable –adj.- easy to attack and to hurt 5. aberration –noun- abnormal; different from the normal 6. syntax- The arrangement of words and the order of grammatical elements in a sentence. 7. tone- The writer’s or speaker’s attitude toward a subject, character, or audience, and it is conveyed through the author’s choice of words and detail.

4 Tuesday, February writhe –verb- to twist and turn 7. anticlimax –noun- a sudden letdown; a disappointment 8. unkempt –adj.- sloppy; untidy 9. simultaneous –adj.- happening at the same time 10. precipitously –adv. done or acting too quickly and without enough thought.

5 Tuesday, Feb. 28 Pre-AP 8. writhe –verb- to twist and turn 9. anticlimax –noun- a sudden letdown; a disappointment 10. unkempt –adj.- sloppy; untidy 11. simultaneous –adj.- happening at the same time 12. precipitously –adv. done or acting too quickly and without enough thought. 13. theme- The central message in a literary work; the author’s intended message (aim). 14. understatement- The opposite of hyperbole. It is a kind of irony that deliberately represents something as being much less than it really is: e.g., “I could probably manage to survive on a salary of two million dollars per years.”

6 Wednesday, February 29 Match the synonyms to the vocabulary words. 1. near-sighted, narrow-minded, impaired________ 2. helpless, weak, exposed_________ 3. twisting, turning, wiggle____________

7 Thursday, March 1 Match the synonyms (words that mean the same thing) to the vocabulary words. 1. Sloppy, untidy, disorderly,____________ 2. abnormal, different, unique, __________ 3. coincidental, concurrent, synchronized _______

8 Friday, March 2 Complete the sentence with the correct vocabulary word. Remember to write out the entire sentence. 1. His _________expression let us know that the situation was very serious. 2. I had already read the book, so watching the movie felt like an ______________ because I knew what would happen. 3. The sudden earthquake caused the walls to _____________ shake.


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