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novel vocabulary set III
expired
healthy
calories
snack
out of date. No longer good.
good for you to eat.
energy in food that goes into the body when you eat
a small amount of food between breakfast, lunch or dinner
expired
out of date. No longer good.
healthy
good for you to eat.
Novel Novel Vocabulary Words
Odiousness
Cudgel
Obdurate
Impudence
deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable;... highly offe…
a short, thick stick used as a weapon; club.... "He always went…
unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; un…
of, relating to, or characterized by impertinence or effronte…
Odiousness
deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable;... highly offe…
Cudgel
a short, thick stick used as a weapon; club.... "He always went…
50 terms
Novel Novel Vocabulary
Victuals
Kin
Whippoorwill
Saddle-boils
food supplies; provisions.... food or provisions for human being…
a person's relatives collectively; ... family relationship; ... a g…
a nocturnal North American nightjar, Caprimulgus vociferus, h…
Sores, from riding a lot.... "Tired him most to death, and his…
Victuals
food supplies; provisions.... food or provisions for human being…
Kin
a person's relatives collectively; ... family relationship; ... a g…
50 terms
Novel Novel Vocabulary 2
Magistrate
Predilection
Citadel
Homage
a civil officer charged with the administration of the law.…
a tendency to think favorably of something in particular; par…
a fortress that commands a city and is used in the control of…
respect or reverence paid or rendered.... "To the nest of their…
Magistrate
a civil officer charged with the administration of the law.…
Predilection
a tendency to think favorably of something in particular; par…
10 terms
Novel Vocabulary
senile
slander
digression
burrow
a person who is experiencing dementia brought about by old age
words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
a turning aside
a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
senile
a person who is experiencing dementia brought about by old age
slander
words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
22 terms
Novel Vocabulary
flashback
foreshadowing
plot
subplot
an interruption of the chronological order of a narrative to…
the use of clues to suggest events that will occur later
the sequence of events in a narrative
smaller stories that add complexity to the main plot
flashback
an interruption of the chronological order of a narrative to…
foreshadowing
the use of clues to suggest events that will occur later
9 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Front matter
Frontispiece
Title page
Dedication
is the information that appears up front and first in a book.
is the piece of artwork on the left ("verso") side of the page.
this is a page which contains the title of the book, the auth…
Where the author honors an individual or individuals by decla…
Front matter
is the information that appears up front and first in a book.
Frontispiece
is the piece of artwork on the left ("verso") side of the page.
9 terms
NOVEL VOCABULARY
FRONT MATTER
FRONTSPIECE
TITLE PAGE
DEDICATION
IS THE INFORMATION THAT APPEARS UP FRONT AND FIRST IN A BOOK.
IS THE PIECE OF ARTWORK ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE PAGE.
THIS IS A PAGE WHICH CONTAINS THE TITLE OF THE BOOK, THE AUTH…
WHERE THE AUTHOR HONORS AN INDIVIDUAL BY DECLARING THAT THE L…
FRONT MATTER
IS THE INFORMATION THAT APPEARS UP FRONT AND FIRST IN A BOOK.
FRONTSPIECE
IS THE PIECE OF ARTWORK ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE PAGE.
25 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Infamous
scowled
greenhouse
reckless
having a bad reputation... Syn: Foul... Ant: Nice
Frowned Angrily... Syn: Glared... Ant: Grin
Natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
Foolhardy... Syn: Daring... Ant: Afraid
Infamous
having a bad reputation... Syn: Foul... Ant: Nice
scowled
Frowned Angrily... Syn: Glared... Ant: Grin
50 terms
Gatsby: Novel Novel Vocabulary
unsought
Teutonic
fractiousness
ashen
1. simple past tense and past participle of seek.... "Most of t…
1. noting or pertaining to the northern European stock that i…
1. refractory or unruly... 2. readily angered; peevish; irritabl…
1. extremely pale; drained of color; pallid... "A white _______…
unsought
1. simple past tense and past participle of seek.... "Most of t…
Teutonic
1. noting or pertaining to the northern European stock that i…
11 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Flashback
Foreshadowing
Euphemism
Symbolism
a scene set in a time earlier than the main story
a hint about what is going to happen later in the story
a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
the use of an object represent not only itself, but also some…
Flashback
a scene set in a time earlier than the main story
Foreshadowing
a hint about what is going to happen later in the story
14 terms
Novel Vocabulary
adversary
approbation
obscure
comprised
opponent
officially approved
not generally known
made up of
adversary
opponent
approbation
officially approved
Novel Vocabulary
Front matter
Frontispiece
Tittle Page
Dedication
is the information that appears up front and first in a book
is the piece of artwork on the left ''verso'' side of the page
this is a page which contains the tittle of the book the auth…
where the author honors an individual or individuals by decla…
Front matter
is the information that appears up front and first in a book
Frontispiece
is the piece of artwork on the left ''verso'' side of the page
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Novel Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Connotation
Denotation
Dialect
something is unclear or has more than one meaning
the associated meaning of a word or a meaning based on context
the dictionary definition of a word
a particular form of a language that is specific to a certain…
Ambiguity
something is unclear or has more than one meaning
Connotation
the associated meaning of a word or a meaning based on context
9 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Front Matter
Frontis piece
Title page
Dedication
is the information that appears up front and first in a book
is the piece of art work on the left ("verso") side of the page
this is a page which contains the title of the book, the auth…
where the authors honors an individual or individuals by decl…
Front Matter
is the information that appears up front and first in a book
Frontis piece
is the piece of art work on the left ("verso") side of the page
9 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Front Matter
Frontispiece
Title Page
Dedication
Is the information that appears up front and first in a book
Is the piece of artwork on the let ["Verso"] sides of the page
This is the page which contains the title of the book,the aut…
Where the author honors an individual or individuals by decla…
Front Matter
Is the information that appears up front and first in a book
Frontispiece
Is the piece of artwork on the let ["Verso"] sides of the page
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novel vocabulary
irrelevant
transpired
decorum
Condone
not relevant
to occur or take place
conduct or behavior
to over look/ to allow something to happen
irrelevant
not relevant
transpired
to occur or take place
12 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Front matter
Frontispiece
Title page
Dedication
is the information that appears up front and first in a book.
Is the piece if artwork on the left ("verso") side of the page.
this is a page which contains the title of book, the author (…
where the author honors an individual or individuals by decla…
Front matter
is the information that appears up front and first in a book.
Frontispiece
Is the piece if artwork on the left ("verso") side of the page.
18 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Incredulous
Unfathomable
Incredulous
Unfathomable
She gave him an___________ look; and then she threw her Coke…
He liked fights, blondes, and for some __________ reason, sch…
Synonyms-skeptical or unbelievable
Synonym-incomprehensible
Incredulous
She gave him an___________ look; and then she threw her Coke…
Unfathomable
He liked fights, blondes, and for some __________ reason, sch…
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Novel Vocabulary
devious
coaxed
fink
scrutinized
Alan and Joe come up with a _________ plan to get Billy to lo…
Billy had _______ them into the igloo and blocked the door wi…
He guessed he had other things to do besides argue all day wi…
Alan and Joe __________ the inside of his mouth.
devious
Alan and Joe come up with a _________ plan to get Billy to lo…
coaxed
Billy had _______ them into the igloo and blocked the door wi…
50 terms
Hatchet Novel Study Vocabulary
altitude
cockpit
transmitter
altimeter
height of an object above the Earth's surface... n. 高度
the space in an airplane where the pilot sits... n.驾驶室;斗鸡场
equipment that sends out a rescue signal... n.发射台;传送者,传输者
instrument that shows how high a plane is flying... n. 高度计
altitude
height of an object above the Earth's surface... n. 高度
cockpit
the space in an airplane where the pilot sits... n.驾驶室;斗鸡场
14 terms
Graphic Novel Vocabulary
Graphic Novel
Panel
Gutter
Perspective
a novel containing all the elements of literature as well as…
the basic unit of a graphic novel--a single illustration, mos…
the space on a comic book page that is outside the panels
the imaginary point from which the artist chooses to draw eac…
Graphic Novel
a novel containing all the elements of literature as well as…
Panel
the basic unit of a graphic novel--a single illustration, mos…
10 terms
novel vocabulary set I
earful
wrecked
clever
total
a lot of angry talk after doing something wrong
very tired
smart
the final amount or cost of an item or items
earful
a lot of angry talk after doing something wrong
wrecked
very tired
11 terms
novel vocabulary set II
business
cashier
shopping
appointment
a place that sells items (a store )
the person who takes a customer's money in a shop
to go out an buy items from a store
a time you have arranged to meet someone or go somewhere
business
a place that sells items (a store )
cashier
the person who takes a customer's money in a shop
10 terms
Novel LWTW Vocabulary
Famine
Genocide
Drought
Scarcity
extreme hunger, starvation
the policy of purposefully killing a nationality or ethnic gr…
an extended shortage of water
shortness of supply
Famine
extreme hunger, starvation
Genocide
the policy of purposefully killing a nationality or ethnic gr…
15 terms
Vocabulary for Novel
Slander
Apocryphal
Digress
Red herring
words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
of questionable authenticity
lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject o…
any diversion intended to distract attention from the main is…
Slander
words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
Apocryphal
of questionable authenticity
50 terms
Novel Novel Vocabulary- Frederick Douglass
impertinent
intimation
evince
privation
Adjective.... Intrusive or presumptuous, as persons or their ac…
Noun. ... Making known indirectly; a hint. or suggestion.... "Call…
Verb. ... To show clearly; make evident or manifest; prove.... "If…
Noun. ... Lack of the usual comforts or necessaries of life: the…
impertinent
Adjective.... Intrusive or presumptuous, as persons or their ac…
intimation
Noun. ... Making known indirectly; a hint. or suggestion.... "Call…
60 terms
Number the Stars Novel Vocabulary
halte
Nazi
sabotage
occupation
German word for halt/stop
Hitler's army; German soldiers
destruction or willful damage
possession of a country by military force
halte
German word for halt/stop
Nazi
Hitler's army; German soldiers
10 terms
novel vocabulary
hostile
intimidate
emulate
exclusive
mean or unkind
to fill with fear or bully
to mock someone
only for a couple individual
hostile
mean or unkind
intimidate
to fill with fear or bully
16 terms
novel vocabulary
Hound
scarlet
spiritualism
practice
pursue relentlessly; dog
bright red
the belief that people can communicate with people who have d…
regular activity or an action
Hound
pursue relentlessly; dog
scarlet
bright red
18 terms
Novel Vocabulary
venerable (adj.)
inauspicious (adj.)
impropriety (n.)
debate (v.)
worthy of reverence or respect
unfortunate; ill-omended
something improper; incorrect
lessen; reduce in amount of degree
venerable (adj.)
worthy of reverence or respect
inauspicious (adj.)
unfortunate; ill-omended
10 terms
Novel Vocabulary
haggard
benevolence
recur
dialect
Looking exhausted and unwell
Act of kindness or an inclination to be kind
Occur again, periodically or repeatedly
Particular form of language that is specific to a religion
haggard
Looking exhausted and unwell
benevolence
Act of kindness or an inclination to be kind
12 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Vicariously
Renounce
Pigeonholed
Misanthrope
Experiencing something as if it is happening to you
Refuse to recognize or abide by any longer; reject
Assigned into a specific category or class; stereotyping; oft…
A person who dislikes mankind; avoids people
Vicariously
Experiencing something as if it is happening to you
Renounce
Refuse to recognize or abide by any longer; reject
29 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Proprietor
Dignity
Missionary
Compound
Business owner (n)
Pride, self-respect (N)
Religious worker or ... teacher (n)
A walled group of buildings(N)
Proprietor
Business owner (n)
Dignity
Pride, self-respect (N)
20 terms
Novel Vocabulary
impetuous
vouchsafe
embassage
bulwark
acting or done quickly and without thought or care
give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or conde…
the business or message of an envoy
a defensive wall
impetuous
acting or done quickly and without thought or care
vouchsafe
give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or conde…
11 terms
Novel vocabulary
Stedfast
Ablution
Loftiness
Eremite
Firm or unwavering, loyal, committed
The act of washing oneself
Elevated in character and spirit
A Christian hermit or recluse
Stedfast
Firm or unwavering, loyal, committed
Ablution
The act of washing oneself
9 terms
Novel vocabulary
Design , shaped or theme
Misleading in appearance
To fill with fear through threating
Easily bent
Motif
Specious
Intimidate
Plaint
Design , shaped or theme
Motif
Misleading in appearance
Specious
10 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Imperceptible
Engulfment
Distill
Idly
Impossible to perceive
To swallow up or overwhelm
To purify a liquid by vaporizing it
With no purpose or reason
Imperceptible
Impossible to perceive
Engulfment
To swallow up or overwhelm
10 terms
Novel Vocabulary
censure
endear
swell
entreaty
rebuke formally
make attractive or loveable
increased in size
earnest or urgent request
censure
rebuke formally
endear
make attractive or loveable
15 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Indignant
Condescending
Impulsive
Sullen
Feeling anger over an unfairness.
Displaying a superior attitude.
Acting without thought.
Showing ill humor and being resentful.
Indignant
Feeling anger over an unfairness.
Condescending
Displaying a superior attitude.
20 terms
Novel Vocabulary
Episcopal
Calamitous
Affluent
Troubadour
A church ran by Bishops
Catastrophic; disastrous
Having large amounts of wealth; rich
A singer of folk songs
Episcopal
A church ran by Bishops
Calamitous
Catastrophic; disastrous
8 terms
Novel Vocabulary
abide
dazzling
gloating
threshold
verb - to put up with; tolerate; stand, bear stomach, accept
adjective - so bright as to blind someone temporarily, glarin…
verb - to look at or think about with great or excessive, oft…
noun - the entrance to a house or building, doorsill, door st…
abide
verb - to put up with; tolerate; stand, bear stomach, accept
dazzling
adjective - so bright as to blind someone temporarily, glarin…
10 terms
Novel Vocabulary
tideland
prowling
pomp
beckoning
land alternately exposed and covered by the ordinary ebb and…
to rove or go about stealthily in search of something
splendor; magnificence
to signal, summon, or direct by a gesture of the head or hand.
tideland
land alternately exposed and covered by the ordinary ebb and…
prowling
to rove or go about stealthily in search of something
50 terms
Novel Novel Vocabulary: Frederick Douglass
impertinent
evince
privation
obdurate
not showing proper respect; rude; irrelevant; intrusive or pr…
to show clearly; make evident or manifest; prove; to reveal t…
lack of the usual comforts or necessaries of life; the act of…
unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; un…
impertinent
not showing proper respect; rude; irrelevant; intrusive or pr…
evince
to show clearly; make evident or manifest; prove; to reveal t…
novel vocabulary
Conflict
Figurative Language
Foreshadowing
Flashback
A problem or struggle between two opposing forces in a story.
Figures of speech that makes your writing more interesting (s…
Hints or clues that a writer uses to suggest what will happen…
A technique in which a writer interrupts a story to go back a…
Conflict
A problem or struggle between two opposing forces in a story.
Figurative Language
Figures of speech that makes your writing more interesting (s…
57 terms
Novel Vocabulary
action
adaptive reading
conflict (agon)
antagonist
sequence of events in a story
a mode of interpretation; when a story can be placed in anoth…
a narrative's drive
opponent of the protagonist; commonly the enemy of the hero
action
sequence of events in a story
adaptive reading
a mode of interpretation; when a story can be placed in anoth…
50 terms
Novel novel Vocabulary: Frederick Douglass
Tumultuous
Odious
Cudgel
Ineffable
1) full of riotousness; marked by disturbance and uproar:... 2)…
1) deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable... 2) highly…
A short, thick stick used as a weapon; club.... "He always went…
1) incapable of being expressed or described in words; inexpr…
Tumultuous
1) full of riotousness; marked by disturbance and uproar:... 2)…
Odious
1) deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable... 2) highly…
50 terms
Slaughterhouse Five: Novel Novel Vocabulary
titllate
mimeograph
instep
pneumatic
excite pleasurably or erotically
a rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is…
the arch of the foot
of or relating to or using air
titllate
excite pleasurably or erotically
mimeograph
a rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is…
50 terms
Novel Novel Vocabulary: Slaughterhouse Five
Limerick
Soliloquized
Trafficker
Beetfield
a kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, s…
talk to oneself... There was a young man from Stamboul,... Who ___…
to trade or deal in a specific commodity or service, often of…
a crop with a thick round root. It is often used to feed anim…
Limerick
a kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, s…
Soliloquized
talk to oneself... There was a young man from Stamboul,... Who ___…
51 terms
Novel Novel Vocabulary: Farewell to Arms
wistaria
latrines
bawdy
tunic
n.... a climbing legume having blue-lavender flowers... "The mount…
n.... a toilet or something used as a toilet, as a trench in the…
adj.... Indecent; humorously obscene; lewd; obscene... "Later, bel…
n.... Chiefly British. a coat worn as part of a military or othe…
wistaria
n.... a climbing legume having blue-lavender flowers... "The mount…
latrines
n.... a toilet or something used as a toilet, as a trench in the…
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