unknown word- enigmatic
“They reminded him of Grace, their enigmatic grandmother, aviator explorer adventurer, and 39 clues extraordinaire.”
my definition- outdoorsy kind of person
real definition-resembling an enigma,mysterious.
synonyms-puzzling, baffling, cryptic
Sentence- He told me an enigmatic riddle, it was so puzzling.
“He had More to say but a wave a pain contorted his face and erased his train of thought.”
CC- “ed” and describes the nuon “face”
My definition-messed up
real definition-twisted in a violent manner; distorted.
synonyms- twisted, distorted, messed
sentence-My hand was contorted after I broke it.
unknown word- illustrious
there was a man named Damien Vesper- a formidable man, a peer of our illustrious ancestor, but a man with a dark side.
CC- “lust”(root word) adjective to a person so it is a type of person.
My definition-famous and wealthy
Real Definition- highly distinguished; renowned; famous
Synonyms- famous, distinguished, renown
sentence- the illustrious basketball player LeBron James is very renown for his basketball skills.
“Amy’s hands flew to her lips to staunch her exhalation of horror.”
CC- None found
My definition-to halt or post-pone or stop
Real definition-characterized by firmness, steadfastness, or loyalty
Synonyms- Firmness, steadfastness, and loyalty
Sentence- When the scary part came of the movie, I put my hand over her lips to staunch her scream.
unknown word- Brandishing
“Dan stepped forward, brandishing the hose from the tanker truck.”
CC-“ing”(usually makes it a verb)
My definition- picking up.
Real Definition- To shake, or wave as a weapon.
Synonyms- shake, wave
Sentence- Bill stepped towards Adam brandishing his pencil at his face.
Unknown word- Assailant
“She landed to quick punches, which rocked her assailant but did not know him down.”
CC- talking about a fight. “ant”
My definition- a person who fights
Real Definition- Someone who attacks
Synonyms- fighter, attacker
Sentence- In the fight he was unable to recognize his assailant.
unknown word- inscrutable
“The Egyptian Mau’s green, inscrutable gaze skewered him like twin lasers.”
My definition- deep into it
Real Definition- Not easily understood, mysterious
Synonyms- Mysterious, hidden, incomprehensible, undiscoverable, inexplicable
Sentence- The inscrutable gaze he gave him just hit him like lasers.