"The Bet". By: Anton Chekhov. "The Bet". By: Anton Chekhov 1 2 3 caprice compulsory ethereal
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By: Anton Chekhov
By: Anton Chekhov
1 2 3
caprice compulsory ethereal
comely emaciated frivolous
4 5 6
illusory indiscriminately posterity
implore pluck principally
7 8 9
procured siren speculation
renounce spar theology
Employees have complained of
being at the mercy of the manager's every
whim and caprice.
required; mandatory; obligatory
The ice skater received a higher score on the
compulsories than on her freestyle performance.
To make or become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation.
After being lost on the mountain for two weeks without food,
the climber was found, emaciated but otherwise in good health.
“She was considered an ethereal beauty.”
Characterized by lightness and
The poker player was frivolous with his money and gambled it all away.
lack of seriousness
- causing illusion; deceptive; misleading.
The picture on the wall seemed to possess characteristics of illusory
- to beg urgently or piteously, as for aid or mercy; beseech; entreat
I implore you, therefore, I need your help.
- lacking in care
I choose my friends indiscriminately.
-The monkey procured the Pringles.
To obtain or get by care, effort, or the use of special means.
To give up or put aside voluntarily.
“Your Resume looks great, Mr. Fenster,
but you’ll have to renounce disco.”
One of several sea nymphs, part woman and part bird, who lure mariners to destruction by their seductive singing.
“I’m tired of all of these speculations about the economy.”
“ He liked learning about Gods, so he signed up for
in a passionate manner;
"she worked zealously to raise funds for the literacy project"