Phantom of the Opera: Vocabulary CHECK YOUR ANSWERS
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
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
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.
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
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