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  1. “The Necklace” Vocabulary

  2. DOWRY Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) Money given by the father to bride’s future husband as a gift Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): The father of the bride announced that his daughter’s dowrywould include a cow, two sheep, and four chickens to her future husband. Means the same as (synonym): gift

  3. distinguished Front of flash card Write the definition: (adjective) successful; famous or well-known Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): Albert Einstein was known as a distinguished scientist whose inventions were set apart from all other inventors. Means the same as (synonym): Dignified, prominent, unforgettable

  4. Ceaselessly(adverb= describes a verb) Write the definition: (adverb) over and over again; repetitive Front of flash card Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): The cat chased the mouse ceaselessly around the room for hours. Means the same as (synonym): Endlessly, perpetually

  5. Aroused(verb) Front of flash card Write the definition: (verb) ignited or brought up again and again Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): Bruno Mars aroused the crowd with his outstanding performance at the Superbowl. Means the same as (synonym): Enliven, sparked

  6. Disdain Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) contempt or hatred/feeling something is unworthy Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): My heart was filled with disdain after losing the football game to the Seattle Seahawks. Means the same as (synonym): Hatred, insolence

  7. distress Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) extreme pain or anxiety Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): She experienced great distress when she heard her cat had passed away. Means the same as (synonym): Suffering; sadness

  8. Immoderate(adjectives = describes a noun) Front of flash card Write the definition: (adjective) not sensible or restrained; too much or excess Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): Her heart began to beat with an immoderateanxiety and her hands trembled as she took the diamond necklace in her hands which she knew was worth millions of dollars. The immoderate character in iCarly is constantly working and never runs out of energy. Means the same as (synonym): unbalanced; exaggerated

  9. Anguish(noun) Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) severe mental or physical pain or suffering Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): She was filled with anguish when she discovered there was no insurance on the new car that she recently crashed. Means the same as (synonym): Sorry; tragedy; distress

  10. endeavored Front of flash card Write the definition: (verb) tried hard to do something; attempted Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): She endeavored to pay Mme. Forestier back no matter what the cost may be. Means the same as (synonym): Aspire; determined

  11. homage Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) special honor or respect Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): The men paid much homage to the temple by bowing their heads in prayer. Means the same as (synonym): Loyalty; respect

  12. admiration Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) respect or warm approval Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): She had great admiration for Rapunzel and wanted to mimic her every move since she loved her so greatly. Means the same as (synonym): Loyalty; respect

  13. vestibule Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) hall or lobby Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): As he entered the building he was greeted by a receptionist in the vestibule where other applicants were waiting for their interviews. Means the same as (synonym): Entry or hallway

  14. dictation Front of flash card Write the definition: (noun) 1. command or order 2. when one “dictates” or speaks while another transcribes (writes down what he/she is saying) Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): As he spoke aloud she wrote at his dictation, recording every word and phrase exactly as he spoke it to her. Means the same as (synonym): Transcription or copy

  15. naive Front of flash card Write the definition: (adjective/adverb) a lack of wisdom or judgment; not knowing something Back of flash card Write a sentence (using context clues): The naïve child thought he could sit next to the young tiger without being harmed even though his parents knew of the imminent danger. Means the same as (synonym): Ignorant or innocent