English 9 CP Homework - 26 October 2009

Monday, 26 October 2009 –

 

Directions:  Write 5 sentences using 10 new words.  Click here for a list of the words & definitions

 

  Example:  We devised a plan to conjure one millions dollars!

1. forsaken

deserted, abandoned

2.conjure

to bring about by magic

3.lamentable

causing sadness

4.devise

to plan, to create

5. loathsome

disgusting

6. incorporate

to combine, to join

7.vile

evil, horrible

8.submission

yielding to another person

9.slander

lies to hurt a person's reputation

10. effeminate

girly, a male having female's emotions

11.dexterity

extreme skill

12 lamentation

loud grief, sorrow

13 calamity

serious trouble, huge misfortune

14 predicament

difficult situation

15.digress

to turn away from the main topic

16.perjury

lying under oath

17. impulsive

acting before thinking

18. monologue

a long speech with other characters on stage

19. aside

when a character talks to the audience or only certain characters on stage.

20.dramatic irony

when the audience knows something the characters do not know.

21.  soliloquey

a long serious speech a character says ALONE on stage.