Monday, October 23, 2006

Vocab Word #4 for Group 3 (due Thursday, October 26)

Please post your vocab word if you are a member of Group 3: Lacey C, Phil E, Kara M, Joy M, Erin O, Emma R, Chris T, Brandy Z. 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.


Erin O said...

She was excitable, Kyra, explosive her circuts so high-wired she was always on the verge of overload...
Tortilla Curtian Pg.15

EXCITABLE-means you are emotional, or nervous.

JoyM said...

"I crumpled in trepidation at the sight of my huge audience."
Arapahoe calumet 2007
trepidation- shaking in fear

Phil E said...


to clear of guilt.

"...And the woman leans muttering against a tree, exhausted, purged..."

The Whipping by Robert Hayden

Brandy Z said...

"Immidiatley, before he could even catch his breath, he was brushed back by the tailwind of a string of cars racing bumper to bumper up the canyon liek some snaking malignant train."
Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle Pg.4

Malignant-disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately; feeling or showing ill will or hatred.

Kara M. said...


"It seemed like he was misogamic while he was around is own wife"
Theresa Martens

Misogamy - hatred of marriage

Chris T said...


Excited, timid, trembling, hungry, she started across the lot, feeling every eye on her, feeling the envy, the hate even-she had a job and they didn't.

Timid- lack of courage and self confidence

Tortilla Curtain bt T.C. Coraghessen

Emma R said...

To destroy something progressively, or be destroyed progressively, by a chemical action.

“You can watch me corrode like a beast in repose cause I love all the poison, away with the boys in the band.”-My Chemical Romance, The Black Parade