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  1. Across Five Aprils Chapter 10 vocabulary

  2. arrogant • “Fighting Joe Hooker’s” success on the battlefield had made him arrogant. • After winning the game, the baseball team felt arrogant and sure of their win next week until they lost and were level - headed again. • No one wants to be around someone who is acting arrogant.

  3. arrogant pg. 148 • ar ro gant • Having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or abilities • self - important (pompous)

  4. arrogant • “Fighting Joe Hooker’s” success on the battlefield had made him arrogant. • After winning the game, the baseball team felt arrogant and sure of their win next week until they lost and were level - headed again. • No one wants to be around someone who is acting arrogant.

  5. contemptuous • The awful woman was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of human life. • Many movie characters who have to learn a lesson and become better people act contemptuously toward everyone they come across. • Don’t act contemptuously toward someone because they aren’t as good at something as you are because there’s something they’re better at than you.

  6. contemptuous pg. 148 • con temp tu ous • Showing contempt, or feeling that a person or thing is worthless • disrespectful

  7. contemptuous • The awful woman was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of human life. • Many movie characters who have to learn a lesson and become better people act contemptuously toward everyone they come across. • Don’t act contemptuously toward someone because they aren’t as good at something as you are because there’s something they’re better at than you.

  8. onslaught • Robert E. Lee’s onslaught on Joe Hooker’s troops was enough to make the latter surrender. • A series of surprise onslaughts would be enough to make any soldier jumpy.

  9. onslaught pg. 148 • on slaught • A fierce or distructive attack • attack

  10. onslaught • Robert E. Lee’s onslaught on Joe Hooker’s troops was enough to make the latter surrender. • A series of surprise onslaughts would be enough to make any soldier jumpy.

  11. besieged • Since Grant was not doing as well as the North hoped, it was known that the President was being besieged to get rid for Grant. • After the big disturbance with Tiger Woods, he spent the day besieged by newsmen.

  12. besieged pg. 150 • be siege ed • Surround a place with armed forces in an attempt to capture it or force it’s surrender • surround

  13. besieged • Since Grant was not doing as well as the North hoped, it was known that the President was being besieged to get rid for Grant. • After the big disturbance with Tiger Woods, he spent the day besieged by newsmen.

  14. discredited • After many losses and problems with the other generals, General Hooker was discredited by the people as well as by his men. • Even the best student on the team was discredited after finding out that he had been cheating his way to the top.

  15. discredited pg. 151 • dis cred it • Loss of or lack of good reputation

  16. discredited • After many losses and problems with the other generals, General Hooker was discredited by the people as well as by his men. • Even the best student on the team was discredited after finding out that he had been cheating his way to the top.

  17. verified • The stories of the murders were verified after the murderers were caught and admitted their guilt. • I had to verify that I was really a customer by clicking on the link in the e-mail they sent me. • Please verify that you are who you say you are by giving me your birthday.

  18. verified pg. 151 • ver i fy • Make sure that something is true or accurate

  19. verified • The stories of the murders were verified after the murderers were caught and admitted their guilt. • I had to verify that I was really a customer by clicking on the link in the e-mail they sent me. • Please verify that you are who you say you are by giving me your birthday.

  20. incoherent • Although at first everyone was scared, once they realized the threat was incoherent, they weren’t scared any longer. • I only asked you to repeat yourself because you were incoherent the first time. • I hate when telemarketers call me and speak incoherently.

  21. incoherent pg. 152 • Spoken or written language expressed in an unclear or confusing way • unclear

  22. incoherent • Although at first everyone was scared, once they realized the threat was incoherent, they weren’t scared any longer. • I only asked you to repeat yourself because you were incoherent the first time. • I hate when telemarketers call me and speak incoherently.

  23. pandemonium • There in the midst of the pandemonium over Gettysburg another Union victory was announced. • When the President was shot, we heard a bang and then there was complete pandemonium. • During the riot, there was total pandemonium in the streets.

  24. pandemonium pg. 152 • pan de mo ni um • Wild and noisy disorder and confusion; uproar • chaos

  25. pandemonium • There in the midst of the pandemonium over Gettysburg another Union victory was announced. • When the President was shot, we heard a bang and then there was complete pandemonium. • During the riot, there was total pandemonium in the streets.