36 terms

Wonder: Part One Vocabulary (TTP class2)

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petrified
to be numb or paralyzed with astonishment, horror, or other strong emotion
anomalies
a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form
hysterical
irrational from fear, emotion, or an emotional shock
flounder
any flatfish other than soles
hindsight
recognition of the realities, possibilities, or requirements of a situation,event, decision etc., after its occurrence
slaughter
the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc., especially for food
elective
an optional study; a course that a student may select from among alternatives
baritone
a large, valved brass instrument shaped like a trumpet or coiled in oval form, used especially in military band
incubator
an apparatus in which eggs are hatched artificially
obnoxious
annoying or objectionable due to being a showoff or attracting undue attention to oneself
schlep
to move slowly, awkwardly, or tediously
pursue
to strive to gain; seek to attain or accomplish (an end, object, purpose,etc.)
deformed
having the form changed, especially with loss of beauty; misshapen;disfigured
precept
교훈, 격언
a general rule intended to regulate behavior or thought
prehistoric
of or relating to the time or a period prior to recorded history
enchanted
to impart a magic quality or effect to
straggle
to wander about in a scattered fashion; ramble
contagious
capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object
coincidence
a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance
phobia
a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it
aversion
a strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy (usually followed by to)
investigation
a searching inquiry for ascertaining facts; detailed or careful examination
mutant
a new type of organism produced as the result of mutation
tush
a person's buttocks.
jitters
a feeling of nervousness before something important happens
plaque
an ornamental plate or tablet, typically of metal, porcelain, or wood, that is fixed to a wall or other surface in commemoration of a person or event.
cleft palette
an abnormal opening in the roof of mouth and lip
snuggle
to settle into a warm comfortable position
scooch
to move or push a short distance
aversion
혐오, 반감, 싫은 것
A strong feeling of dislike
deed
행위, 업적
1) an action that is performed intentionally or consciously
2) a paper that shows who owns a certain building or piece of land
grumpy
surly or ill-tempered; discontentedly or sullenly irritable; grouchy.
groggy
1.
staggering, as from exhaustion or blows:
a boxer ...... from his opponent's hard left jab.
2.
dazed and weakened, as from lack of sleep:
Late nights always make me ....... the next morning.
drool
verb (used without object)
1. to water at the mouth, as in anticipation of food; salivate; drivel.
2. to show excessive pleasure or anticipation of pleasure.
3. to talk foolishly.
==noun==
4. saliva running down from one's mouth ; drivel.
flounder
verb (used without object)
1.
to struggle with stumbling or plunging movements (usually followed by about, along, on, through, etc.):
He saw the child ......ing about in the water.
2.
to struggle clumsily or helplessly:
He .....ed helplessly on the first day of his new job.
in retrospect and in hindsight
reconsidering the past with the knowledge one now has. In ........, I would have gone to a better college.
David realized, in ..........., that he should have finished school.