Monday, October 16, 2006

Vocab Word #4 for Group 2 (due Thursday, October 19)

Please post your vocab word if you are a member of Group 2: Alex C, Christina E, Anna L, Amber M, Morgan M, Marcus P, Josh T, Jenn W. Remember to give the word, the original sentence, the source, and a definition in your own words. Also remember that your word must be different from everyone else's. Post your word by midnight, Thursday, October 19, 2006.

6 comments:

Morgan M said...

obstreperous

"They were gettng very obstreperous...."

InkHeart by Cornelia Funk

Definition in own words: They were getting very loud.

Anna L said...

INFLICTED:

"She was inflicting pain on me as if I were a rag doll..."

Turnabout, by Margret Haddix

Definition: to cause or to force

Christina E. said...

Ka-Gash
"Art first-after the Ka-Gash."
Demon Thief
By:Darren Shan
Meaning:A group of stones or templates that could be used to control both the human and the demon universes.

Josh T said...

hoarded

“There is more in you of good than you know, child of the kindly West. Some courage and some wisdom, blended in measure. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”

The Hobbit by J.K. Tolken

Own words it means that they were hogging the gold and storing it and keeping it for themselves

Terry Sale said...

Christina --
Ka-Gash is an interesting word, but it sounds like one that was coined by the author for this book. Is it really a word that will add to your vocabulary?

alex c said...

vestige

"the vestige of this of this event will remain a prominent factor in the decisions of future people for generations."

Social Studies Book

Definition: the traces of events in the past that are visible now.