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Vocabulary

Vocabulary

The Shooting Star and the Girlfriend


The shooting star and the girlfriend vocabulary

The Shooting Star and the Girlfriend Vocabulary

  • adverse– (adj.) contrary or opposite in direction or position

    • His mother’s death from an adverse drug reaction when he was 15, left Pistorius shattered.

  • mantra-(noun) any sacred word or phrase used as an object of concentration and giving an aspect of spiritual power

    • He turned a message she once sent him into a mantra.

  • delves – (verb) to research deeply for information

    • This story delves into the case that has rocked the country.

  • affidavit - (noun) a written declaration upon oath made before a judge as evidence in a court

    • Pistorius presented an affidavit of his version of events.

  • predicament - (noun) anunpleasantlydifficult, perplexing, ordangeroussituation

    • Some blamed Oscar’s predicament on his having grown up in Johannesburg.

  • oppression – (noun) theexerciseofauthority orpowerina cruel, or unjust manner.

  • Johannesburg nourished racism, terror, oppression, and violence from 1948 to 1991.

  • entitlement – (noun) the belief that a person has the right to do or have something;  allow

    • He had that sense of entitlement.


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The Shooting Star and the Girlfriend Vocabulary

  • adverse–

    • (adj.) contrary or opposite in direction or position

  • mantra-

    • (noun) any sacred word or phrase used as an object of concentration and giving an aspect of spiritual power

  • delves –

    • (verb) to research deeply for information

  • affidavit -

    • (noun) a written declaration upon oath made before a judge as evidence in a court

  • predicament –

    • (noun) anunpleasantlydifficult, perplexing, ordangeroussituation

  • oppression –

    • (noun) theexerciseofauthority orpowerinaburdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.

  • entitlement –

    • (noun) the belief that a person has the right to do or have something;  allow


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