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Great Gatsby Vocabulary #11-20. By Spencer Cobb. WARNING!. Contains spoilers of the following books/movies: Harry Potter Hunger Games The Little Mermaid Hercules The Princess and the Frog. Who has a condescending expression?. Lucius Malfoy. Dobby the House Elf. condescending.

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warning
WARNING!
  • Contains spoilers of the following books/movies:
    • Harry Potter
    • Hunger Games
    • The Little Mermaid
    • Hercules
    • The Princess and the Frog
who has a condescending expression
Who has a condescending expression?

Lucius Malfoy

Dobby the House Elf

condescending
condescending
  • adjective
  • Showing or characterized by a patronizing or superior attitude towards others
who has a condescending expression1
Who has a condescending expression?

Lucius Malfoy

Dobby the House Elf

when johanna mason was forced to compete in a second hunger games she felt of the capitol
When Johanna Mason was forced to compete in a second Hunger Games, she felt of the Capitol.
  • appreciative
  • contemptuous
  • honored
  • delighted
slide7

All words describe a feeling

    • adjectives
  • appreciative: feeling gratitude
  • contemptuous: feeling deep hatred or disapproval
  • honored: feeling privileged
  • delighted: feeling happy
when johanna mason was forced to compete in a second hunger games she felt of the capitol1
When Johanna Mason was forced to compete in a second Hunger Games, she felt of the Capitol.
  • appreciative
  • contemptuous
  • honored
  • delighted
the districts of panem are geographically each other
The districts of Panem are geographically each other.
  • severed from
  • discontinuous with
  • contiguous to
  • nonadjacent to
slide10

All words describe distance in relation to another object

    • adjectives
  • severed: kept apart
  • discontinuous: disconnected
  • contiguous: touching, unbroken, next to or near
  • nonadjacent: not sharing a border or wall
the districts of panem are geographically each other1
The districts of Panem are geographically each other.
  • severed from
  • discontinuous with
  • contiguous to
  • nonadjacent to
which is a convivial gathering
Which is a convivial gathering?

Voldemort’s Meetings

The Yule Ball

convivial
convivial
  • adjective
  • friendly, agreeable
  • of or relating to social events where people can eat, drink, and talk in a friendly way with others
which is a convivial gathering1
Which is a convivial gathering?

Voldemort’s Meetings

The Yule Ball

corpulent
corpulent
  • adjective
  • having a large bulky body
  • portly
  • stout
snape left behind memories for harry to snape s loyalty to dumbledore
Snape left behind memories for Harry to Snape’s loyalty to Dumbledore.
  • eradicate
  • corroborate
  • enjoin
  • abolish
slide19

All words describe an action one takes

    • adjective
  • eradicate: to eliminate or destroy
  • corroborate: to authenticate
  • enjoin: to forbid or prevent someone from doing something
  • abolish: to officially end something
snape left behind memories for harry to snape s loyalty to dumbledore1
Snape left behind memories for Harry to Snape’s loyalty to Dumbledore.
  • eradicate
  • corroborate
  • enjoin
  • abolish
when hagrid claimed harry is a wizard harry did not react with
When Hagrid claimed Harry is a wizard, Harry did NOT react with .
  • uncertainty
  • skepticism
  • dubiety
  • credulity
slide22

All words describe a feeling one has

    • noun
  • uncertainty: not known beyond doubt
  • skepticism: not completely believing something
  • dubiety: hesitant doubt
  • credulity: willingness to trust or believe something without any evidence
when hagrid claimed harry is a wizard harry did not react with1
When Hagrid claimed Harry is a wizard, Harry did NOT react with .
  • uncertainty
  • skepticism
  • dubiety
  • credulity
who is cynical
Who is cynical?

Hercules

Meg

cynical
cynical
  • adjective
  • distrusting the motives of others
  • believes humans as a whole are selfishly driven
who is cynical1
Who is cynical?

Hercules

Meg

slide27

“I just keep wishing I could think of a way to show them that they don’t own me. If I’m gonna die, I wanna still be me.” When Peeta says this, he is .

  • docile
  • defiant
  • ruly
  • tractable
slide28

All words describe how something reacts to control

    • adjective
  • docile: easily led or controlled
  • defiant: refusing to obey something or someone, bold
  • ruly: obedient, orderly
  • tractable: easily managed, willing to be taught or controlled
slide29

“I just keep wishing I could think of a way to show them that they don’t own me. If I’m gonna die, I wanna still be me.” When Peeta says this, he is .

  • docile
  • defiant
  • ruly
  • tractable
tiana is at cooking
Tiana is at cooking.
  • deft
  • inept
  • unqualified
  • incompetent
slide31

All words describe the ability of something to do a task

    • adjective
  • deft: skillful, clever, nimble
  • inept: lacking skill or ability
  • unqualified: not having acceptable qualifications
  • incompetent: lacking the qualities needed for a particular purpose
tiana is at cooking1
Tiana is at cooking.
  • deft
  • inept
  • unqualified
  • incompetent
works cited
Works Cited
  • Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. www.merriam-webster.com
  • Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com, n.d. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. www.dictionary.reference.com