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Vocabulary. “The Necklace”. Anger or annoyance She suffered great vexation when realizing her husband had been having an affair!. vexation. excessive praise or flattery Leslie enjoyed the men’s adulation and flirtations as she danced with each one of them. adulation.

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Vocabulary

Vocabulary

“The Necklace”


Vexation

Anger or annoyance

She suffered great vexation when realizing her husband had been having an affair!

vexation


Adulation

excessive praise or flattery

Leslie enjoyed the men’s adulation and flirtations as she danced with each one of them.

adulation


Aghast

  • filled with shock or horror

  • She was aghast when the bat flew out of her bedroom when she opened the door.

aghast


Ruinous

  • bringing ruin or downfall; disastrous

  • Hurricane Katrina was a ruinous event for New Orleans as nothing was left of the city.

Ruinous


Gamut

  • the entire range or series of something

  • My toddler runs the entire gamut of emotions each day, starting out happy and ending the day with tears and cries of exhaustion.

gamut

gamut of colors


Exorbitant

  • much too high, excessive

  • I am not paying one-hundred dollars for those jeans!; that store’s prices are exorbitant!

exorbitant


Askew

  • crooked; to one side

  • I become annoyed when teachers don’t straighten their askew posters.

Askew


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