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Mr. Healy Vocabulary #5 (Bartleby) (English 2 Honors)
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a hobby or minor occupation
Tommy had many
and all were of the same importance to him.
a clerk or scribe
was busy with his head in a book, manually copying the Torah onto blank pages.
excessive pride in or admiration of one's own appearance or achievements
within Esmeralda seeped out of her as she walked around with a "holier than thou" attitude.
financially rewarding; lucrative
Drugs smuggling was the most
business in the third world country.
repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement)
of the unjust tax law was one more step to universal equality.
having a red or flushed complexion
His face was
when the teacher called on him for the answer to 1 + 1 and he said 11.
having been made greater in size or value
The train's journey was
with a couple new stops along the way to San Francisco.
coal of a hard variety that contains relatively pure carbon and burns with little flame and smoke
is a type of coal which produces a lot of heat and not much if any smoke.
a firm warning or reprimanding of someone
Johnny's parents gave him did not work, so they decided to impose harsher consequences.
use gestures, especially dramatic ones, instead of speaking or to emphasize one's words.
The man was
angrily because he felt that it was right of way even though I merged into the lane first.
address (someone) in such a way as to express disapproval or disappointment
Brady's impulsive actions drew
from many people.
extremely bad or unpleasant
comments made by the official was met with fierce opposition.
remove (an item of clothing)
your cap is a sign of respect to people of higher classes.
noisy and difficult to control
got him sent to a juvenile correctional facility.
having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way
locusts descended upon the fields of golden corn.
a sudden attack or violent expression of a particular emotion or activity
Leo experiences sudden
of anger or sadness.
(of a person's face) pale, typically because of poor health
face and dizziness revealed that there was reduced blood flow to her head.
acting in accordance with a wish or command
Vlad is always in
with the driving laws.
feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected
The sudden announcement of Bishop Bob's death brought
upon the diocese.
deserving or causing public disgrace or shame
Carlos' contribution to the soccer game of 3 self goals, sealed our
of or having indigestion or consequent irritability or depression
man underwent a treatment to fix his problem.
stupid, uncultured, or clumsy person
that he is sneezed on the king and then tripped, knocking the king's staff down.
an unexpected and inexplicable change in a situation or in someone's behavior
The AC and heater are solutions to the
the characteristic of indulging in the noble art of fighting with one's fightings
man was also well trained in the arts of judo and karate.
the quality or state of being persistent
Because of Mark's
, he always got things done his way.
punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act
Many viewed the sentence as just
for the murderer.
understood or implied without being stated
Keanu's head nod was a
truce between the two parties.
the state of being only partly or scantily clothed
The lost boy was in a state of
and was immediately cleaned up and dressed as soon as he was found.
a thing that is hoped or wished for but in fact is illusory or impossible to achieve
The little boy's
was to rule the world.
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.
The man looked very
but was very kind on the inside.
assistance and support in times of hardship and distress
was given to Acre as it was being attacked by France.
(in historical contexts) money or food given to poor people
were distributed at the homeless shelter
resembling a corpse in being very pale, thin, or bony
appearance scared people.
think deeply about something
over his recent Victory Royales.
careful and persistent work or effort
allowed him to receive scholarships to top colleges throughout the U.S.
a place of residence; a house or home
in Thailand was the place he went to when he needed some time to himself.
bad-tempered or irritable
Lack of sleep turned David into a
impossible to understand or interpret
handwriting got him a zero on the assignment.
a state of low spirits caused by loss of hope or courage
The army was in a state of
because of the 4 straight losses in a row.
a ghost or ghostlike image of a person
The sick person kept seeing
of people he knew before.
a person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging
The amount of
had drastically increased due to the stock market crash.
in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy
The huge serpent was
until the attempt at removing the huge diamond awakened it.
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment
at the fact that he received less importance even though he did more work
actions were met with severe consequences.
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