Presentation on theme: "Phantom of the Opera: Vocabulary"— Presentation transcript:
1 Phantom of the Opera: Vocabulary CHECKYOURANSWERS
2 POTO Vocabulary1. amiable: adj. having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable2. bereft: adj. deprived3. distortion: noun a false, perverted, or disproportionate meaning; a misrepresentation4. ensnare: verb to capture in, or involve as in5. ingenue: n. an actress who plays an innocent, unworldly girl or young woman
3 POTO Vocabulary 6. insolent: adj. boldly rude or disrespectful 7. guardian: noun a person who guards, protects, or preserves8. labyrinth: noun an intricate combination of paths or passages in which it is difficult to find one's way or to reach the exit.9. lair: noun a secluded or hidden place, especially a secret retreat or base of operations; a hideout or hideaway10. puerile: adj. childishly foolish; immature or trivial
4 POTO Vocabulary11. purge: verb to rid of whatever is impure or undesirable; cleanse; purify.12. prodigy: noun a person, especially a child or young person, having extraordinary talent or ability13. queue: noun a file or line, especially of people waiting their turn14. parchment: noun the skin of sheep, goats, etc., prepared for use as a material on which to write: a manuscript or document on such material15. prima donna: noun a first or principal female singer of an opera company.
5 POTO Vocabulary 16. spectre: noun a ghost; phantom; apparition 17. torment: verb to afflict with great bodily or mental suffering; pain; to worry or annoy excessively; to throw into commotion; stir up; disturb.18. suitor: noun a man who courts or woos a woman.19. reign: noun the period during which a sovereign occupies the throne; royal rule or authority; sovereignty; dominating power or influence20. triumphant: adj. having achieved victory or success; victorious; successful