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Phantom of the Opera: Vocabulary

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1 Phantom of the Opera: Vocabulary

2 POTO Vocabulary 1. amiable: adj. having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable 2. bereft: adj. deprived 3. distortion: noun a false, perverted, or disproportionate meaning; a misrepresentation 4. ensnare: verb to capture in, or involve as in 5. 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 preserves 8. 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 hideaway 10. puerile: adj. childishly foolish; immature or trivial

4 POTO Vocabulary 11. 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 ability 13. queue: noun a file or line, especially of people waiting their turn 14. parchment: noun the skin of sheep, goats, etc., prepared for use as a material on which to write: a manuscript or document on such material 15. 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 influence 20. triumphant: adj. having achieved victory or success; victorious; successful

6 POTO Vocabulary Vocabulary Quiz FRIDAY!!!

7 POTO Vocabulary There’s more!

8 Memorize the PART OF SPEECH
POTO Vocabulary Memorize the PART OF SPEECH for each word to earn 1/2 a point per term on Friday’s Vocabulary Quiz!

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