Presentation on theme: "Monday, October 7 th 1)Get a sheet from the chair. (This is your homework for this week.) 2)Turn to the Literature Notes section of your notebook so that."— Presentation transcript:
Monday, October 7 th 1)Get a sheet from the chair. (This is your homework for this week.) 2)Turn to the Literature Notes section of your notebook so that we can review for your test on Native American literature (tomorrow). 3)Add new vocabulary (begin List #3). 4)Finish and check PSAT practice questions.
Vocabulary, List #3 1) Gnarledadj.-knotty, rough, and twisted, especially with age 2) scrupulousadj.- diligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to details 3) coffern- a strongbox or small chest for holding valuables (The word coffin is derived from this word.) 4) garishadj.- excessively bright and showy; gaudy (Unpretentious people would not be garish.) 5) calliopen- a keyboard instrument resembling an organ (etymology: Calliope was the Greek Muse of poetry) 6) emancipatev- to set free, esp. from legal, social, or political restrictions 7) burgeoningadj- beginning to grow or increase rapidly; flourishing
8) innateadj.- inborn; natural 9) admonished--v- warned or reprimanded firmly 10) extolv- to praise enthusiastically 11) flagrantadj.-conspicuously or obviously offensive. 12) narcissistic– adj.- having an excessive interest in oneself (etymology: a beautiful youth in Greek mythology who pined away for love of his own reflection and then turned into the narcissus flower, also known as a daffodil.)
13. penchantn- a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something. 14. quixoticadj.- exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical. (Etymology: from the literary character Don Quixote, who fights windmills that he imagines to be giants.)
15. qualmsn, plural- uneasy feelings of doubt, worry, or fear, esp. about one's own conduct; misgivings. 16. poignantadj.- creating a sense of sadness or regret; touching or moving 17. solacen- comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness 18. intermittentadj- occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady. 19. iridescentadj.- showing luminous colors that seem to change when seen from different angles.
20. tepidadj.- 1) (esp. of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm. 2) Showing little enthusiasm 21. oraclen- a priest acting as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought from the gods in ancient times. (Synonyms= augur, psychic, prophet) 22. scriben- a person who copies out documents, esp. one employed to do this before printing was invented.
23. unequivocallyadv- clearly 24. euphemismn- a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing. (Example: instead of saying died, euphemisms would be passed, transitioned 25. eu- stem- good or pleasant (as in euthanasia)