Vocabulary

 

Each week we will receive a vocabulary list.  Test will be given on Friday.  The words will need to be used in context.  I will put the vocabulary words and definitions on each week.

 

 

The Whipping Boy #1

Week of August 21 - August 25

IMPORTANT:  Please start studying because you will be responsible for knowing all words listed below.

 

1. contrite - full of guilt or regret; remorseful

 

2. cuff - to strike with the open hand; beat

 

3. gallows - execution by hanging

 

4. humble - conscious of one’s failings

 

5. defiantly - resistance or bold opposition, as to authority; challenging

 

6. spectacles - glasses

 

7. clasp - to seize or grab

 

8. bellow - a deep loud roar

 

9. gloat - to brag

 

10. rascal - a mischievous person

 

11. insolent - boldly rude; insulting

 

12. exasperation - to be extremely irritated or annoyed

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