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The Pigman Vocabulary -Chapters 1 & 2-
Directions For each vocab word, look at the picture and example sentences. Make a guess with your partner about the definition. When shown the correct definition, put it in your vocabulary notes.
Avocation Playing soccer is my favorite avocation, but I also like to cook.
Avocation Noun A hobby
Excruciating My broken arm was excruciating until they gave me pain medicine.
Excruciating Adjective Intensely painful
Raunchy The joke he told me was too raunchy to tell my mom. CENSORED
Rauncy Adjective Dirty or obscene; rude
Subliminal Because of her subliminal desire to own a dog, she began walking by the pet store on the way home.
Subliminal Adjective Existing in the unconscious or subconscious
Repress The memory was too painful, so she had to repress it. ???
Repress Verb To purposefully forget
Assert He continues to assert that his girlfriend goes to another school even though we know he doesn’t have one.
Assert Verb To state positively, claim
Infantile He was embarrassed by his friend’s infantile behavior at the school dance.
Infantile Adjective Childish, immature
Compulsive I had the compulsive urge to pick the lint off her shirt.
Compulsive Adjective Not able to be stopped; irresistible
Impressionable Her mom told her not to cuss in front of her impressionable younger brother.
Impressionable Adjective Easily influenced
Mortified I was mortified when my brother read my diary out loud to his friends.