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  1. Vocabulary PowerPoint! Morgan Lindsey! Freshman English! 9/29/08!

  2. Churlish! • Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude • Like Gregory House!

  3. Plaudits! • Applause; enthusiastic praise or approval

  4. Hover! • To float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around. • The ROFL copter hovers over the earth.

  5. Wrangle! • to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd.

  6. Vigil! • a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention.

  7. Antics! • Ridiculous and unpredictable behavior.

  8. Congested! • Overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess.

  9. Incognito! • In a disguised state, under an assumed name or identity; a person in disguise.

  10. Oblique! • slanting or sloping.

  11. Maim! • To cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate. • I feel bad for anyone maimed by Chuck Norris.

  12. Audacious! • Bold, adventurous, recklessly daring.

  13. Longevity! • Long life, length of life. • Yoda’s longevity is about 900 years.

  14. Prodigious! • Immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree. • Like people’s hair in the 80’s (Mr. Etheridge’s favorite picture!) =D

  15. Vie! • To compete; to strive for victory or superiority. • Like my husband Michael Phelps =D

  16. Willful! • Stubbornly self-willed

  17. Ornate! • Elaborately decorated; showily splendid

  18. Porous! • Full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water.

  19. Promontory! • A high point of land extending into water

  20. Prone! • Lying face down • Like this penguin.

  21. Staid! • Serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct.