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  1. Words in Volume IV: resplendent discord invective wistful didactic undulate guileless ethereal notorious chasm ascetic reticent blight magistrate jubilant chattel timbre meander resilient embellish denounce mystic dubious ruminate sever

  2. magistrate: judge You told us that when you said you did not care to go before the to “press charges,” as you put it. Before the war I was a and I used to work on this kind of problem. A Soldier of the Great War --Mark Helprin The Bourne Supremacy --Robert Ludlum “I’d have them all before the on Bow Street ,” Inspector Kent mutters, mentioning London’s famous court. Sweet Far Thing --Libba Bay I have been named of this town. One Hundred Years of Solitude --Gabriel Garcia Marquez Relatives: mag: big, great in size majestic, magnificent, magnitude magistrate, magistrate, magistrate magistrate

  3. magistrate: judge Relatives: mag: big, great in size majestic, magnificent, magnitude 1. Before the war I was a magistrate, and I used to work on this kind of problem. 2.“I’d have them all before the magistrate on Bow Street ,” Inspector Kent mutters, mentioning London’s famous court. 3.I have been named magistrate of this town. 4. You told us that when you said you did not care to go before the magistrate, to “press charges,” as you put it.

  4. Forms: N: jubilation V: 00 Adj: jubilant Adv: jubilantly jubilant: overjoyed syn: elated, ecstatic ant: morose, sullen, depressed, indifferent, apathetic The city was in the midst of a gala. The Looking Glass Wars --Frank Beddor But although Tom’s ear tingled, his heart was I felt their arms around my neck, their hugs and the marvelous The Adventures of Tom Sawyer --Mark Twain May the halls echo with the of our race. of reunion. Black Like Me --John Howard Griffin Eldest --Christopher Paolini jubilant jubilant. jubilation jubilation

  5. jubilant: overjoyed Forms: N: jubilation V: 00 Adj: jubilant Adv: jubilantly syn: elated, ecstatic ant: morose, sullen, depressed, indifferent, apathetic 1. The city was in the midst of a jubilant gala. 2. But although Tom’s ear tingled, his heart was jubilant. 3. I felt their arms around my neck, their hugs and the marvelous jubilation of reunion. 4. May the halls echo with the jubilation of our race.

  6. chattel: slave; livestock; a burdensome possession On the way we meet the inhabitants trundling their goods and along with them in wheelbarrows, in perambulators, and on their backs. All Quiet on the Western Front --Erich Maria Remarque You then stood without a to your name, and I was the master of the house in Corn Street. Yet that intelligent, enterprising, noble-hearted man was a The Mayor of Casterbridge --Thomas Hardy Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl --Harriet Jacobs She is a valuable industrial possession to the man, or who may profit by her labor; never a luxury—a bill of expense. The Power and the Glory --Grace MacGowan Cooke chattels chattel chattel. chattel

  7. chattel: slave; livestock; a burdensome possession 1. On the way we meet the inhabitants trundling their goods and chattels along with them in wheelbarrows, in perambulators, and on their backs. 2. You then stood without a chattel to your name, and I was the master of the house in Corn Street. 3.She is a valuable industrial possession chattel to the man, or who may profit by her labor; never a luxury—a bill of expense. 4. Yet that intelligent, enterprising, noble-hearted man was a chattel.

  8. Only the of his voice showed his passion; he was as slow and easy as Pruitt. The Thundering Herd --Zane Grey So we watch their faces, their hands, their feet, and listen for truth in She stood listening to the alternating and resonances The Bluest Eye --Toni Morrison of the men’s voices. The Looking Glass War --Frank Beddor The voice had its very own with a heavy, weary rasp. Life of Pi --Yann Martel timbre: one of the properties of sound; often used to describe a tone, loudness, or pitch of voice. timbre timbre. timbres timbre,

  9. timbre: one of the properties of sound; often used to describe the tone, loudness of pitch of voice. 1.The voice had its very own timbre, with a heavy, weary rasp. 2.Only the timbre of his voice showed his passion; he was as slow and easy as Pruitt. 3.She stood listening to the alternating timbres and resonances of the men’s voices. 4.So we watch their faces, their hands, their feet, and listen for truth in timbre.

  10. meander: wind, wander, travel in an indirect path I watched the currents the lazy ripples that once It was one of a rows of mossy, green-roofed in a while broke the surface. cottages lines up along a stream bank. For the next few minutes, they chatted as they The Bean Trees --Barbara Kingsolver among the shelves. True Believer --Nicholas Sparks The Secret Life of Bees --Sue Monk Kidd They watched Hagrid tipsily up to the castle. HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban --J.K. Rowling Forms: N:00; V: meander, meanders, meandered, meandering; Adj: 00; Adv: 00 meander, meandering meandered meander

  11. meander: wind, wander, travel in an indirect path Forms: N:00; V: meander, meanders, meandered, meandering; Adj: 00; Adv: 00 1. I watched the currents meander, the lazy ripples that once in a while broke the surface. 2.It was one of a meandering rows of mossy, green-roofed cottages lines up along a stream bank. 3.For the next few minutes, they chatted as they meandered among the shelves. 4. They watched Hagrid meander tipsily up to the castle.

  12. syn: hardy ant: fragile Forms: N: resilience V: 00 Adj: resilient Adv: resiliently It takes a special strength and She was, he thought, capable, strong, and Immortal in Death --J.D. Robb But my dad’s a City of Bones --Cassandra Clare man, tough and determined. We were both more than I gave us credit for. Lone Survivor --Marcus Luttrell The Host --Stephanie Meyer resilient: the ability to bounce back after a setback resilient resilience. resilient. resilient

  13. resilient: the ability to bounce back after a setback syn: hardy ant: fragile Forms: N: resilience V: 00 Adj: resilient Adv: resiliently 1.We were both more resilient than I gave us credit for. 2.It takes a special strength and resilience. 3.But my dad’s a resilient man, tough and determined. 4. She was, he thought, capable, strong, and resilient.

  14. embellish: decorate Forms: N: embellishment,embellishments V: embellish, embellishes, embellished, embellishing Adj: 00 Adv: 00 He began syn: adorn ant: denude Related: bella: beauty --a teaspoon of blood became a cup; the stain on her white pants grew from a modest spot to a We discussed John’s and my year abroad, and me carefully Nineteen Minutes --Jodi Picoult the journey to sound like the ideal honeymoon. He wore a helm with gold, silver and rubies and, Rose Red --Stephen King on his fingers, five large rings. It has the air of one of his well-told tales, but though those may Brisingr --Christopher Paolini be none of this is true. Sweet Far Thing --Libba Bray embellishing embellishing embellished embellished,

  15. embellish: decorate Forms: N: embellishment,embellishments V: embellish, embellishes, embellished, embellishing Adj: 00 Adv: 00 1.He began embellishing syn: adorn ant: denude Related: bella: beauty --a teaspoon of blood became a cup; the stain on her white pants grew from a modest spot to a Rorchach blot of enormous proportion. 2. We discussed John’s and my year abroad, and me carefully embellishing the journey to sound like the ideal honeymoon. 3. It has the air of one of his well-told tales, but though those may be embellished, none of this is true. 4.He wore a helm embellished with gold, silver and rubies and, on his fingers, five large rings.

  16. denounce: publicly reject or accuse Forms: N: denunciation, denunciations V: denounce, denounces, denounced, denouncing Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: repudiate ant: praise, laud Related: noun: name announce, noun, pronounce Mr. Rearden, the law which you are is based on the highest Chris would fixate on his father’s own less-than-sterling principle—the principle of the public good. Martin hastened to Terry, declaring that he would resign-- behavior many years earlier and would silently him. Atlas Shrugged --Ayn Rand would --would expose—Yes! Into the Wild --Jon Krakauer Arrowsmith --Sinclair Lewis denouncing denounce They published a scathing denunciation of the population denounce limitation laws. Ender’s Game --Orson Scott Card

  17. denounce: publicly reject or accuse Forms: N: denunciation, denunciations V: denounce, denounces, denounced, denouncing Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: repudiate ant: praise, laud Related: noun: name announce, noun, pronounce 1.Mr. Rearden, the law which you are denouncing is based on the highest principle—the principle of the public good. 2. They published a scathing denunciation of the population limitation laws. 3. Chris would fixate on his father’s own less-than-sterling behavior many years earlier and would silently denounce him. 4. Martin hastened to Terry, declaring that he would resign-- would denounce --would expose—Yes!

  18. Forms: N: mystic; mysticism V: 00 Adj: mystical Adv: mystically syn: divine; otherworldly; ethereal; celestial ant: mundane; earthly Once he surrendered reason, She was a practicing Sufi he was left at the mercy of… Red: The Heroic Rescue --Ted Dekker a body moved by unaccountable He hypnotized me with his vampire powers. instincts and a soul moved by revelations. Breaking Down --Stephanie Meyer Atlas Shrugged --Ayn Rand Now we’re resorting to Black: The Birth of Evil --Ted Dekker mystic: related to the heavens or religious beliefs; a person thought to be able to communicate with God, angels, or other spiritual forces mystic. mystical mystic mystics?

  19. mystic: related to the heavens or religious beliefs; a person thought to be able to communicate with God, angels, or other spiritual powers Forms: N: mystic; mysticism V: 00 Adj: mystical Adv: mystically 1. Once he surrendered reason, syn: divine; otherworldly; ethereal; celestial ant: mundane; earthly he was left at the mercy of… a body moved by unaccountable instincts and a soul moved by mystic revelations. 2. She was a practicing Sufi mystic. 3. Now we’re resorting to mystics? 4.He hypnotized me with his mystical vampire powers.

  20. “Oh come on,” I said Twilight --Stephanie Meyer The only ray of hope has come from my sister. The Hunger Games --Suzanne Collins She scanned the menu and settled on the stuffed shells supreme. Immortal in Death --J.D. Robb His writing ability was to say the least, but he considered himself lucky. The Book Thief --Markus Zusak dubious: full of doubt; uncertain; unsteady; unlikely; questionable Forms: N: doubt V: doubt, doubts, doubted, doubting Adj: dubious Adv: dubiously dubiously. syn: skeptical; cynical ant: certain; cocky; gullible; inevitable dubious dubiously dubious

  21. dubious: full of doubt; uncertain; unsteady; unlikely; questionable Forms: N: doubt V: doubt, doubts, doubted, doubting Adj: dubious Adv: dubiously syn: skeptical; cynical ant: certain; cocky; gullible; inevitable 1.The only dubious ray of hope has come from my sister. 2.“Oh come on,” I said dubiously. 3.She scanned the menu and settled dubiously on the stuffed shells supreme. 4. His writing ability was dubious to say the least, but he considered himself lucky.

  22. What I know is Forms: N: rumination V: ruminate, ruminates, ruminated, ruminating Adj: ruminative Adv: 00 plotted, and set down. Henry V --WS syn: contemplate, perseverate, mull ant: ignore, forget I was afraid I’d agonize, rationalize and talk Relatives: ruminant (cud-chewing animal); rumor The Kite-Runner --Khaled Hosseini myself into not going. He remained in a state of empty and peaceful until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. Metamorphosis --Franz Kafka Catch-22 --Joseph Heller He rested a while in critical ruminate: think about something over and over ruminated, ruminate, rumination rumination.

  23. ruminate: think about something over and over 1. What I know is Forms: N: rumination V: ruminate, ruminates, ruminated, ruminating Adj: ruminative Adv: 00 ruminated, plotted, and set down. syn: contemplate, perseverate, mull ant: ignore, forget 2.I was afraid I’d ruminate, agonize, rationalize and talk Relatives: ruminant (cud-chewing animal); rumor myself into not going. 3. He remained in a state of empty and peaceful rumination until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. 4.He rested a while in critical rumination.

  24. Forms: N: severance V: sever, severs, severed, severing Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: truncate, terminate, amputate ant: extend, unite, splice ropes fell away. The HP and the Deathly Hollows --J.K. Rowling the connection. Angela Brisingr --Christopher Paolini Now Palmgren was gone, and another tie to established society had been The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo --Stieg Larsson tendons and The bullet had hit him in the shoulder, ligaments, shattering bone. The Looking-Glass War --Frank Beddor sever: to cut severed severed severed. severing

  25. Forms: N: severance V: sever, severs, severed, severing Adj: 00 Adv: 00 sever: to cut syn: truncate, terminate, amputate ant: extend, unite, splice 1.The severed ropes fell away. 2.Angela severed the connection. 3.The bullet had hit him in the shoulder, severing tendons and ligaments, shattering bone. 4.Now Palmgren was gone, and another tie to established society had been severed..

  26. Forms: N: resplendence V: 00 Adj: resplendent Adv: resplendently He wore a syn: opulent, ostentatious, lavish ant: modest, spare, austere, sparse dressing gown and embroidered slippers. Relatives: splendid; splendor The Early Cases of Hercule Poirot --Agatha Christie in the sun; she heard the She saw the leaves He was in new clothes and a greatcoat with a dashing cape thrown back from his heavy shoulders. sounds of the city, faint and sweet, like thousands of distant violins. The Incredible Lightness of Being --Milan Kundera Razor creases on his pants and Gone With the Wind --Margaret Mitchell Drown --Junot Diaz white shirts were his trademarks. resplendent : luxuriously decorated resplendent resplendent resplendent resplendent

  27. resplendent : luxuriously decorated Forms: N: resplendence V: 00 Adj: resplendent Adv: resplendently syn: opulent, ostentatious, lavish ant: modest, spare, austere, sparse 1.He wore a resplendent dressing gown and embroidered slippers. Relatives: splendid; splendor in the sun; she heard the resplendent 2.She saw the leaves sounds of the city, faint and sweet, like thousands of distant violins. 3.Razor creases on his pants and resplendent white shirts were his trademarks. 4.He was resplendent in new clothes and a greatcoat with a dashing cape thrown back from his heavy shoulders.

  28. He had seen some minor and name-calling. We have remained close, however, and have glimpsed islands of The Crystal Shard --R.A. Salvatore agreement while navigating the rapids of But then crept among us. This was the cause of constant This I Believe II --Jay Allison, et. al. HP and the Order of the Phoenix --J.K. Rowling Love in the Time of Cholera --Gabriel Garcia Marquez discord: quarrelsome atmosphere; tension between people discord discord. discord discord. Forms: N: discord V: 00 Adj: discordant Adv: discordantly syn: dispute, disagreement ant: harmony, accord

  29. discord: quarrelsome atmosphere; tension between people Forms: N: discord V: 00 Adj: discordant Adv: discordantly 1.But then discord syn: dispute, disagreement ant: harmony, accord crept among us. 2.This was the cause of constant discord. 3.He had seen some minor discord and name-calling. 4.We have remained close, however, and have glimpsed islands of agreement while navigating the rapids of discord.

  30. Forms: N: invective V: 00 Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: diatribe, vituperation, tirade ant: praise, adoration, adulation He was divided between the impulse to laugh aloud and the equally He began to hate them vehemently, and to assail them with every He occasionally broke forth into sentences composed of Then she burst into intolerable joined together in a long string. kind of unseasonable impulse to burst into scornful he could think of. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance --Robert Pirsig Of Human Bondage --Somerset Maugham Maggie: A Girl of the Streets --Stephen Crane Middlemarch --George Elliot invective: a scolding with harsh words invective. invectives invective invective.

  31. invective: a scolding with harsh words Forms: N: invective V: 00 Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: diatribe, vituperation, tirade ant: praise, adoration, adulation 1.Then she burst into intolerable invective. 2. He occasionally broke forth into sentences composed of invectives joined together in a long string. 3. He began to hate them vehemently, and to assail them with every kind of invective he could think of. He was divided between the impulse to laugh aloud and the equally unseasonable impulse to burst into scornful invective.

  32. I could see them smiling at us. A Walk to Remember --Nicholas Sparks as he went away, hearing the frolic He looked so and evidently having none of his own. Little Women --Louisa May Alcott And all the while the dog sat and watched him, a certain yearning in his eyes, for it looked upon him as a fire-provider, of the guys out on the football field He thought and the fire was slow in coming. in the sweet, fresh wind, tossing the ball around before To Build a Fire --Jack London practice began. The Chocolate Wars --Robert Cormier wistful: in a day-dreaming state of mind syn: dreamy, nostalgic Forms: N: wistfulness; V:00; Adj: wistful Adv: wistfully wistfully wistful wistfulness wistfully

  33. wistful: in a day-dreaming state of mind syn: dreamy, nostalgic Forms: N: wistfulness; V:00; Adj: wistful Adv: wistfully 1.I could see them smiling wistfully at us. 2.He looked so wistful as he went away, hearing the frolic and evidently having none of his own. wistfully of the guys out on the football field 3.He thought in the sweet, fresh wind, tossing the ball around before practice began. 4. And all the while the dog sat and watched him, a certain yearning wistfulness in his eyes, for it looked upon him as a fire-provider, and the fire was slow in coming.

  34. didactic: teacher-ish, in a condescending way His tone was becoming a little bit and this both amused and irritated her. Doctor Zhivago --Boris Pasternak Always he went into a learned exposition of the diabolical purposes of cinnabar. One Hundred Years of Solitude --Gabriel Garcia Marquez He could think of no possible way he could tell them what they Monsieur the Principal thinks my thesis aught to be dogmatic The Three Musketeers --Alexander Dumas should work toward without falling back into the trap of and authoritarian, thinking. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance –Robert M. Pirsig syn: pedantic; professorial Forms: N: didacticism; autodidact V: 00; Adj: didactic Adv: didactically didactic, didactic, didactic. didactic

  35. didactic: teacher-ish, in a condescending way syn: pedantic; professorial Forms: N: didacticism; autodidact V: 00; Adj: didactic Adv: didactically 1.His tone was becoming a little bit didactic, and this both amused and irritated her. 2.Always Always didactic, he went into a learned exposition of the diabolical purposes of cinnabar. 3. Monsieur the Principal thinks my thesis aught to be dogmatic didactic. and 4.He could think of no possible way he could tell them what they should work toward without falling back into the trap of authoritarian, didactic thinking.

  36. Below, the surface of the water was an mirror The Pearl --John Steinbeck of brightness. and closing A silver ring fish floated by them, like an iris, instantly, around food particles, to assimilate them. over Harry’s skin. Ripples of cold The Martian Chronicles --Ray Bradbury HP and the Deathly Hollows --J.K. Rowling Fighting exhaustion, the two climbers continued up the ridge above. Into Thin Air --Jon Krakauer undulate: to move in a slow, waving motion syn: unstable, unpredictable, combative ant: placid, stable, predictable, docile Forms: N: undulation; V: undulate, undulates, undulated, undulating Adj: Adv:00 undulating undulating, undulated undulating

  37. undulate: to move in a slow, waving motion syn: unstable, unpredictable, combative ant: placid, stable, predictable, docile Forms: N: undulation; V: undulate, undulates, undulated, undulating Adj: Adv: 00 undulating mirror 1.Below, the surface of the water was an of brightness. undulating, and closing 2.A silver ring fish floated by them, like an iris, instantly, around food particles, to assimilate them. 3.Ripples of cold undulated over Harry’s skin. 4.Fighting exhaustion, the two climbers continued up the ridge above. undulating

  38. guileless: without trickery as those of a boy. His eyes were wide and Airborn --Kenneth Oppel yet ironclad His look was one of conviction, of A Thousand Splendid Suns --Khaled Hosseini earnestness. With her smooth face, she looked like a young girl, frail, and innocent. The Joy Luck Club --Amy Tan Calm, and sometimes childishly animated, they looked like fat fifty-year-olds pretending to be fourteen. The Unbearable Lightness of Being --Kundera Milan syn: sincere, ingenuous, innocent ant: insincere, disingenuous, sly, crafty Forms: N: guile; V: beguile, beguiles, beguiled, beguiling; Adj: 00; Adv: 00 Relatives: gullible, disguise, guise guileless guileless guileless, guileless,

  39. guileless: without trickery syn: sincere, ingenuous, innocent ant: insincere, disingenuous, sly, crafty Forms: N: guile; V: beguile, beguiles, beguiled, beguiling; Adj: 00; Adv: 00 Relatives: gullible, disguise, guise 1.His look was one of conviction, of guileless yet ironclad earnestness. 2.With her smooth face, she looked like a young girl, frail, guileless, and innocent. 3.Calm, guileless, and sometimes childishly animated, they looked like fat fifty-year-olds pretending to be fourteen. guileless as those of a boy. 4.His eyes were wide and

  40. ethereal: of the air or heavens and ghostlike. Mist floated just above the ground , A Bend in the Road --Nicholas Sparks You have to kill them in their physical and forms before they die. Surrounded by a streetlight halo, she looked almost City of Bones --Cassandra Clare The Wedding --Nicholas Sparks The wrought-iron fence added a spooky touch to an setting. True Believer --Nicholas Sparks syn: celestial, insubstantial, airy, otherworldly ant: earthly, earthbound, quotidian, mundane Forms: N: ether; V: 00; Adj: ethereal; Adv: ethereally Relative: Ethernet ethereal ethereal ethereal. ethereal

  41. ethereal: of the air or heavens syn: celestial, insubstantial, airy, otherworldly ant: earthly, earthbound, quotidian, mundane Forms: N: ether; V: 00; Adj: ethereal; Adv: etherally Relative: Ethernet ethereal and ghostlike. 1.Mist floated just above the ground 2.Surrounded by a streetlight halo, she looked almost ethereal. 3.The wrought-iron fence added a spooky touch to an ethereal setting. 4.You have to kill them in their physical and ethereal forms before they die.

  42. ascetic: N: a person who is 100% dedicated to religious pursuits; Adj: severely devoted to religion at the sacrifice of worldly matters Forms: N: ascetic, ascetics, asceticism V: 00 ant: libertine, hedonist ? Such a contradiction! A gluttonous Ender’s Game --Orson Scott Card His suits fitted him as though he had borrowed them from a stout friend, and his face, seldom suggestive of his profession, was now But I am no longer the one I was, I am no anymore, absorbed in not at all so; it could have been than of an I am not a priest any more, I am no Brahmin any more. occult pursuits. In Cold Blood --Truman Capote Siddhartha --Herman Hesse Hester sought not to acquire anything beyond a subsistence, of the plainest and most The Scarlet Letter --Nathaniel Hawthorne simple abundance for her child. ascetic ascetic ascetic ascetic

  43. ascetic: N: a person who is 100% dedicated to religious pursuits; Adj: severely devoted to religion at the sacrifice of worldly matters Forms: N: ascetic, ascetics, asceticism V: 00 ant: libertine, hedonist ascetic ? Such a contradiction! 1.A gluttonous anymore, 2.But I am no longer the one I was, I am no ascetic I am not a priest any more, I am no Brahmin any more. 3.Hester sought not to acquire anything beyond a subsistence, of the plainest and most ascetic description for herself, and a 4.His suits fitted him as though he had borrowed them from a stout friend, and his face, seldom suggestive of his profession, was now not at all so; it could have been than of an absorbed in ascetic occult pursuits.

  44. Forms: N: blight, blights V: blight, blights, blighted, blighting Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: degeneration, affliction ant: robustness lands. Five figures wandered slowly over the She says ‘twould break your heart to think what the English did A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy --Douglass Adams to us, but if they didn’t put the on the potato, they didn’t do anything to take it off. This sort of person is a on good professionalism. Angela’s Ashes --Frank McCourt Remains of the Day --Kazuo Ishiguro We have lost many flowers to frost and Sweet Far Thing --Libba Bray Blight: disease, visible marks of decay blighted blight blight blight.

  45. Blight: disease, visible marks of decay Forms: N: blight, blights V: blight, blights, blighted, blighting Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: degeneration, affliction ant: robustness lands. Five figures wandered slowly over the blighted This sort of person is a blight on good professionalism. We have lost many flowers to frost and blight. She says ‘twould break your heart to think what the English did to us, but if they didn’t put the blight on the potato, they didn’t do anything to take it off.

  46. Forms: N: reticence V: 00 Adj: reticent Adv: reticently syn: taciturn, diffident ant: garrulous, loquacious Nassar, by nature, withdrew almost completely. Zeitoun --Dave Eggers fellow, he made no reply. A Howard’s End --E.M. Forster He took my hand as we walked to the river, which surprised me because he was normally to show affection in public. The Poisonwood Bible --Barbara Kingsolver Pour your heart out to me, Bessie. Don’t be Franny and Zooey --J.D. Salinger reticent: reluctant to speak reticent reticent reticent reticent.

  47. reticent: reluctant to speak Forms: N: reticence V: 00 Adj: reticent Adv: reticently syn: taciturn, diffident ant: garrulous, loquacious by nature, withdrew almost completely. 1.Nassar, reticent 2.He took my hand as we walked to the river, which surprised me because he was normally to show affection in public. reticent reticent. 3. Pour your heart out to me, Bessie. Don’t be 4. A reticent fellow, he made no reply.

  48. notorious: well-known for a negative quality or behavior Forms: N: notoriety V: 00 Adj: notorious Adv: notoriously syn: scandalous The men were jailed in one of Central Africa’s most notorious prisons. Outcasts United --Warren St. John late. Chinese officials are notoriously The Bourne Supremacy --Robert Ludlum notorious for saying no to everything. He’s Angela’s Ashes --Frank McCourt Secluded five miles up a rutted dirt track, the played-out mine was a notorious party spot. Crank --Ellen Hopkins

  49. notorious: well-known for a negative quality or behavior Forms: N: notoriety V: 00 Adj: notorious Adv: notoriously syn: scandalous 1.The men were jailed in one of Central Africa’s most notorious prisons. 2.Chinese officials are notoriously late. notorious for saying no to everything. 3He’s 4.Secluded five miles up a rutted dirt track, the played-out mine was a notorious party spot.

  50. Forms: N: chasm, chasms V: 00; Adj: 00 Adv: 00 syn: abyss, gulf, gorge ant: mountain The Lighting Thief --Rick Riordan Cold laughter echoed from the But her first problem was getting across the Uglies --Scott Westerfield There was nothing between us but a dark October Sky --Homer Hickham A cliff was on their left and a on their right. The Two Towers --J.R.R. Tolkien chasm: a deep empty space chasm. chasm. chasm. chasm