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Unit 5 The Odyssey Unit 5 Vocabulary Unit 5 The Odyssey Unit 5 Vocabulary

Unit 5 The Odyssey Unit 5 Vocabulary - PowerPoint Presentation

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Unit 5 The Odyssey Unit 5 Vocabulary - PPT Presentation

Suitor a man who courts a woman The father was waiting a proper suitor for his daughter Asunder into parts or pieces Hurricane Matthew ripped Florida asunder Quellsuppress or crush completely ID: 660148

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Slide1

Unit 5

The OdysseySlide2

Unit 5 Vocabulary

Suitor- a man who courts a woman

.

The father was waiting a proper

suitor

for his daughter

Asunder- into parts or pieces

.

Hurricane Matthew ripped Florida

asunder.

Quell-suppress

or crush completely

.

The army

quelled

their opponents attempts at a counter attack.

Heir- a person entitled by law to inherit the estate of another

.

The King’s son was the

heir

to the throne.

Renown-the state or quality of being widely honored or acclaimed.

The Beetles were world

renowned

musicians.Slide3

Unit 5 Vocabulary (cont.)

Yonder-

distant but within sight

.

The finish line was over

yonder.

Interrogate- pose a series of questions.

The travelers were

interrogated

by the police when they crossed the border.

Clamorous- conspicuously and offensively loud

.

The student section was

clamorous

during the football game.

Insolent-marked by casual disrespect

.

Nobody enjoys

insolent

waiters at a restaurant.

Soothsayer- someone who makes predictions of the future.

Somebody who wants to know the future may seek the help of a

soothsayer

.Slide4

Unit 5 Vocabulary (cont.)

Valor- courage when facing danger.

The soldiers fought with

valor

.

Virtuous- morally excellent.

The teenager was

virtuous

in her decision to not cheat on the test

Glutton- a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess.

A

glutton

may need to be admitted to rehab for drinking too much.

Audacity-aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery.

Some people have the

audacity

to say harsh things to people.

Lucid-transparently clear; easily understandable.

The boy was quite

lucid

with his dislike for the girl.Slide5

Unit 5 Vocabulary (cont.)

Desolation- sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned.

The community felt

desolated

after the government abandoned them.

Infallible- incapable of failure or error.

We try our best to be

infallible

when we play sports

Ruffian- a cruel and brutal fellow.

The gang members were trying to be

ruffians

.

Succumb- be fatally overwhelmed.

When deadlines are near, people tend to

succumb

to the pressure.

Versatile- changeable or inconstant.

Companies are looking for people to be more

versatile

within their job.