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Vocabulary Week 17. Word 1: Immortal / Immortality Def: Something or someone that lives for ever and will not die Sent: Frank was immortal . Unfortunately, he was a cockroach. .

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Word 1: Immortal / ImmortalityDef: Something or someone that lives for ever and will not dieSent: Frank was immortal. Unfortunately, he was a cockroach.


Word 2: MyriadDef: A very large number of somethingSent: Frank had a myriad of problems, people stepping on him, bug spray, birds, etc.


Word 3: PrestigiousDef: Something famous and celebratedSent: Being a cockroach is not a prestigiousthing, so immortality was more of a curse.


Word 4: Accumulate / AccumulativeDef: To grow in small amountsSent: Frank the cockroach kept accumulating one sad experience after another.


Word 5: MisinterpretDef: To interpret or understand incorrectlySent: People seemed to misinterpret Frank’s good intentions and simply stepped on him.


Word 6: Weary / WearilyDef: Worn out, having no energy or strengthSent: Frank had grown weary of being stepped on and sprayed with bug spray.


Word 7: Autopsy Def: Examination of a dead body to find the cause of deathSent: Frank loved to watch autopsies and try to discover the cause of death himself.


Word 8: RustleDef: The crackling sound as leaves blowing in the wind Sent: Frank loved to listen to the rustling of the leaves in autumn.

Word 9: GroveDef: A area of treesSent: Frank would often sit in the grove of orange trees where no one bothered him.

Word 10: Irony / IronicDef: Saying something but not having the expected result or having another meaning Sent: It was ironic that Frank was immortal but was stuck being a cockroach forever.

Word 11:Acquaintance Def: Someone you know but is not a friendSent: Frank had an acquaintance who was an immortal grasshopper.

Word 12: Apparent / Apparently Def: Easily seen, obviousSent: It was apparent that no one liked cockroaches. Frank would always be hated.


Word 13: TraitorDef: Someone who betrays or goes against his country, friend or group he is inSent: Frank liked people and therefore was seen as a traitor by other cockroaches.

Word 14: MoundDef: To pile up earth to make a small hillSent: Frank lived in a big mound of orange peels because he loved the smell.
Word 15: Literate / literacyDef: Able to read and writeSent: Frank decided long ago to become literate and read almost everyday.

Word 16: VowDef: To make a serious and important promiseSent: Frank vowed to never give up hope, even though he would always be a roach.

Word 17: SolemnDef: Highly serious and formal waySent: Frank made a solemn promise to never feel sorry for himself.

Word 18: DespairDef: To lose all hope and confidenceSent: Frank knew it would be easy for him to go into despair over being a cockroach.


Word 19: PortionDef: A part or piece of something, the amount or size of food servedSent: Frank ate a large portion of apple and quietly fell asleep.


Word 20: Frustrate / FrustratedDef: Something that makes you not satisfied or keeps you from doing somethingSent: Would you be frustrated if you were forever cursed to be a cockroach?