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Vocabulary MYP9


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Vocabulary MYP9

  1. 1. Vocabulary - Of Mice and Men Section 5 1. pantomime: to express something by exaggerated miming; gesture without  speaking (v.) 2. pugnacious: eager to argue, or fight; quarrel (adj.) 3.  ominous: giving the impression that something bad is going to happen (adj.) 4. scowl:  to frown in an angry or bad‐tempered way (v.) 5.
  2. 2. Section 5 pantomime 1 The policeman pantomimed for the pedestrian to stop. to express something by exaggerated  miming (v.)
  3. 3. Section 5 pugnacious 2 George became extremely pugnacious once Curley came in the room, and spoke arrogantly to Lennie. eager to argue, or fight; quarrel (adj.)
  4. 4. Section 5 omnious 3 George became extremely pugnacious once Curley came in the room, and spoke arrogantly to Lennie. giving the impression that something bad  is going to happen (adj.)
  5. 5. Section 5 scowl 4 When Lennie found out Slim had drowned the puppies, he scowled at him. to frown in an angry or bad‐tempered  way (v.)
  6. 6. Vocabulary - Of Mice and Men Section 7 1. morosely: in an ill‐tempered, upset, gloomy way (adv.) 2. cra2ily: planning in a clever, deceiCul way (adv.) 3. mollified: to be put at ease, calmed down (adj.) 4. douse: pour a liquid over; drench (v.) 5. nuisance: a person, thing, or circumstance that annoys you (n.) 6.
  7. 7. Section 7 morosely 1 Last night, I typed up my essay morosely, dreaming instead about Facebook. in an ill‐tempered, upset, gloomy way (adv.) ill‐tempered, upset (adj.)
  8. 8. Section 7 craftily 2 They craftily planned how they were going to steal the car. planning in a clever, deceiCul way (adv.)
  9. 9. Section 7 mollified 3 After listening to my favorite song, I was mollified and far less angry. put at ease, calmed down (adj.) to put at ease or calm down (v.)
  10. 10. Section 7 douse 4 Because I refused to wake up, my mom doused me with iced-cold water. pour a liquid over; drench (v.)
  11. 11. Section 7 nuisance 5 In Georgeʼs opinion, Lennie was a nuisance. a person, thing, or circumstance that  annoys you (n.)