Mockingjay 3/21/14

Word 2- anulling

sentence- so far as victor anulling our agreement”

CC- It has a negative connotation because they are mad about it. Also it is a verb

my definition- to get rid of

definition-to void or null, abolish

synonyms-abolish, null, render, stop

my sentence-I wanted to anull it so I could get rid of it

 

word 3-congenial

sentence- I brace myself for a less congenial reception

CC- it has a good connotation and also it is an adjective

my definition-happy pleasable

definition- agreeable suitable pleasable

synonyms-adapted agreeable pleasant

mysentence- “a had a congenial day because it was pleasable”

 

word 4-chummy

sentence- some exchange that seems positively chummy

CC- it id an adjective and it has a good connotation

ny definition- friendly

defintion-friendly

synonyms-affectionate, close, friendly 

my sentence- me and my best friend are very chummy

 

word 5-emintating

sengence- I imGine I feel the fumes iminating

CC-it is a verb. Also it is an action that fumes can do

my definition-coming forth 

definition-come forth give off

synonyms- arise forward

my sentence- I felt as if the wind emanating because it was coming forward.

 

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Mockingjay 3/21/14

Word 2- anulling

sentence- so far as victor anulling our agreement”

CC- It has a negative connotation because they are mad about it. Also it is a verb

my definition- to get rid of

definition-to void or null, abolish

synonyms-abolish, null, render, stop

my sentence-I wanted to anull it so I could get rid of it

 

word 3-congenial

sentence- I brace myself for a less congenial reception

CC- it has a good connotation and also it is an adjective

my definition-happy pleasable

definition- agreeable suitable pleasable

synonyms-adapted agreeable pleasant

mysentence- “a had a congenial day because it was pleasable”

 

word 4-chummy

sentence- some exchange that seems positively chummy

CC- it id an adjective and it has a good connotation

ny definition- friendly

defintion-friendly

synonyms-affectionate, close, friendly 

my sentence- me and my best friend are very chummy

 

word 5-emintating

sengence- I imGine I feel the fumes iminating

CC-it is a verb. Also it is an action that fumes can do

my definition-coming forth 

definition-come forth give off

synonyms- arise forward

my sentence- I felt as if the wind emanating because it was coming forward.

 

Mockingjay 3/21/14

 

Word one-pang

sentence-” I feel a pang of guilt”

CC- i would guess it has a negative connotation because it is reffering to the word guilt. Also it is a noun.

my definition- feeling of mourning

definition- a sudden feeling of mental or emotional distress

synonyms-agony, discomfort, distress

my sentence- I felt pang because I had a sudden feeking of distress

mockingjay 3/13/2014

word 1- hunkered

sentence- I thought they’d still be hunkered down in the alley

POS- verb

CC- “hunkered down” so something is going down like a persons body is slumping, or someone is walking kind of slum, or it is to squat one someone’s heels.

Definition- to squat on someone’s heels, or the slumping of someone’s body

Synonyms- bend bend down, bow cower dip duck grovel hunddle hunch squat stoop wince

My sentence-the people hunkered down while walking because they were slumping

Word2- deluding

Sentence- if theres a cease fire, your deluding yourself

CC- ‘your deluding yourself’ so your doing something to yourself so its a verb

definition- to deceive or mislead the mind

Synonyms-betray, mislead, deceive

My sentence- I deluded him because I gave him misleading advice

Word 3- shrapnel

Sentence-on the bedside table is a piece of shrapnel they removed from my leg.

CC- ‘piece of shrapnel’ so its a piece of something literal so its a noun.

Definition- projectiles for weaponry

Synonyms-ammo, ball, bullet

Sentence- she took the bullet out of her leg because she couldn’t have the shrapnel in her leg.

Mockingjay 2/26/2014

Word one- incendiary

sentence- “The variety of arrows razor sharp, incendiary, explosive- turn the bow into a multi-purpose weapon.

POS- Adj.

CC- It is used to described a weapon. the weapon is referred to as razor sharp and explosive, so I would guess the incendiary would mean something violent and deadly.

My definition- deadly, violent

Real definition-used or adapted for setting something on fire.

Synonyms-inflammatory, pyromania, dangerous, violent

My Sentence- ” It was a incendiary weapon because it could light stuff on fire.”

Word 2-  Adjourns

Sentence- ” As Coin adjourns the meeting,……” “The others leave except for Gale”

POS-Verb

CC- So someone did something to the meaning and then it talked about people leaving so I would guess it meant to end or to suspend something

My definition- To end or suspend something

Real definition- to suspend the meeting to a future time place or indefinitely

Synonyms- postpone, discontinue, hold-off, put off

My Sentence-” we needed to continue this meeting somewhere else so I adjourned it.”

Word 3-agitation

Sentence- “Finnick appears in a State of agitation”

POS- noun

CC- It is how he appears so it would mean what he is doing at that moment. He goes on and talks to Katniss and is panicked so I would guess it means in a state of panic

My definition- A state of panic

Real definition- Persistant urging of a cause

Synonyms- churning, commotion, disturbance

My Sentence- He appeared to be agitated because of his shaking hands

Word 4- Arbitrary

Sentence- “Tone to her voice that makes you think her appointment was arbitrary.”

POS-Adj.

CC-It is describing her appointment. And it talked about her bad tone so it might have a negative connotation so it might mean very serious.

My definition- A very serious moment

Real definition- subject to individual will

Synonyms-irrational, subjective, discretionary

My sentence- ‘it was an arbitrary decision because he was subjected against his will

Mockingjay 2/19/14

Word 1-Vermin

Sentence-“The Thought repulsed me at the time, since we consider mice vermin, unless cooked.”

CC-“min” ‘verm’

My definition-dangerous or disgusting

Real Definition- Noxious, objectionable, or disgusting animals.

Synonyms- noxious, objecable, disgusting, obnoxious

My Sentence- A lot of people consider rats vermin because they might seem disgusting to some poeple.

Word 2- Sliminess

Sentence- “The stew doesnt taste bad, but there’s a certain sliminess that’s hard to get around.”

CC- ‘Slim’ ‘Ness’

My definition- Slimy

real definition- of or like slime

Synonyms- slimy slime

My sentence- The burger had some sliminess in it because it was very slimy.

word 3- grotesque

Sentence- ” The convulsing bodies the grotesque expressions”

POS- Adj.

CC- ‘adj’

My Definition- weird

Real Definition- odd or unnatural

Synonyms- odd, unusual, unnatural

My Sentence-His face was grotesque because it was unusual

Word 4-Convulsing

Sentence-“The convulsing bodies, the grotesque expressions

CC-‘con’ ‘verb’

POS-Verb

My Definition- dead not moving

Real definition-To shake violently agitate

synonyms-shake agitate, suffering

My sentnence- I convulsed his face by shaking it violently

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The Medusa Plot 12/12/2013 word 4

unknown word-animosity

you can not expect to waist 500 years of mistrust and animosity in a 10 minute conversation.

POS- noun

CC-compares it to mistrust so should be synonyms

My definition mistrust and disvalue

real definition-a feeling of strong dislike,or enmity that tends to display itself in action

Synonyms-dislike, mistrust, enmity

Sentence-The animosity between bob and bill was so high, they didn’t even want to see each other.