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Vocabulary List 6. Chris, Ian, Griffin, Nathan. Impetuous (adj.). Definition: Of, pertaining to, or characterized by sudden or rash action; impulsive. Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories : “It was Prince Bolo who burst into impetuous speech” (90).

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vocabulary list 6

Vocabulary List 6

Chris, Ian, Griffin, Nathan

impetuous adj
Impetuous (adj.)

Definition: Of, pertaining to, or characterized by sudden or rash action; impulsive.

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “It was Prince Bolo who burst into impetuous speech” (90).

Other sentence: The impetuous warrior immediately charged forward, but failed to defeat his opponent.

purloin v
Purloin (v.)

Definition: to steal, embezzle, take dishonestly

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “The servants of the Cultmaster purloined her some hours back” (90).

Other sentence: In the darkness of the night, several spies broke into the factory and purloined top-secret documents.

aghast adj
Aghast (adj.)

Definition: struck with overwhelming shock or amazement; filled with sudden fright or horror

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “Haroun, aghast searched frantically through his bedclothes; but the Disconnector was gone” (113).

Other sentence: Commander and soldier alike stood aghast as the enemy tanks ripped through their defenses.

diminish v
Diminish (v.)

Definition: To make or cause to seem smaller, less important, ex; lessen; reduce.

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “They left the Lagoon, and Gup City was diminishing behind them” (116).

Other sentence: Inequality in the Beatles was apparent as John and Paul diminished George’s contributions.

tirade n
Tirade (n.)

Definition:A prolonged, angry outburst

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “The old General seemed perfectly happy to listen to these tirades of insults and insubordination without batting an eyelid” (119).

Other sentence: Chris burst out into a lengthy tirade about censorship, restrictions and other related topics.

irreparably adv
Irreparably (adv.)

Definition: Not reparable; incapable of being rectified or made good.

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “It was a suicidal mission; they would be defeated, Batcheat would perish, and the Ocean would be irreparably ruined” (121).

Other sentence: The violence of the earthquake caused irreparable damage to the city.

vivacity n
Vivacity (n.)

Definition: liveliness; animation; sprightliness

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “It was in those colors that the best parts of the Stories were encoded: vividness, lightness and vivacity” (122).

Other sentence: Everyone was astounded by the vivacity of the singer on stage.

reprimand n
Reprimand (n.)

Definition: A harsh scolding, especially a formal one by a person in authority.

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: “Blabbermouth looked delighted at this reprimand; Bolo looked murderous, but held his tongue” (134).

Other sentence: Students who misbehaved in class were given a stern reprimand.

obliterate v
Obliterate (v.)

Definition: to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: The thick, dark poison was everywhere now, obliterating the colors of the Streams of Story” (146).

Other sentence: Despite its immense power, the Death Star was unable to completely obliterate Alderaan, as it left behind chunks of rock.

morose adj
Morose (adj.)

Definition: gloomily and suddenly ill-humored, as a person or mood

Sentence from Haroun and the Sea of Stories: ““It must be a mile long!” he exclaimed. “Outside, super-colossal, big,” Iff morosely agreed.” (151).

Other sentence: At the memorial service, the atmosphere was morose.

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Hopefully this will be useful on the inevitable vocab test.