Tuesdays with Morrie Vocabulary List #2 (page 5 of your study guide)
List 2 – page 5 of study guide • Agnostic – a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential nature of things are unknown and unknowable • Teeming-- Be full of or swarming with • Lavaliere -- an ornamental pendant worn on a chain around the neck. • Laurels= any of various similar trees or shrubs • Gazelle - any small antelope of Africa and Asia, • Revel - to take great pleasure or delight (usually followed by “in” ) • Oblivion -- the state of being completely forgotten or unknown • Mogul – a rich and powerful person • Inconsequential -- of little or no importance; insignificant; trivial. • Stagnate -- to stop developing, growing, progressing, or advancing • Accost –to greet and walk beside someone
List 2 – page 5 of study guide • Alabaster -- a finely granular variety of gypsum, often white and translucent, used for ornamental objects or work • Inherent -- existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute • Innate -- existing in one from birth; inborn • Stoic -- free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and without complaint • Listing - • Serenity-- the state or quality of being serene, calm, or tranquil; sereneness. • Patriarch-- the male head of a family or tribal line.