Comparing Themes Across Genres pg. 307 - Vocabulary
- Mesmerized – His fingers mesmerized me as they skated across the piano performing a brilliant trill.
- Impeccable – It was hard not to applaud wildly after the impeccable performance.
- Petrified – The lion fixed its petrifying stare on the boy.
- Stoically – Despite my pleas of reform, my dad stoically refuses to drive more slowly, giving me heart attacks when I come to school.
- Dissuade – The bad grades further dissuaded him from doing his schoolwork.
- Chaotic – It was quite hard to hear anything in this chaotic din.
- Negotiated – With much screaming, kicking, shouting and negotiating, we finally decided to split the cake into two halves.
- Acquisition – Genius is acquired, not born.
- Corps – The company set up a talented corps to try to find a way to produce more sustainable goods.
- Commemorate – This year we commemorate Hanoi in its 1000th year.
- Resemble – Shane resembles the hottest model I have ever seen on TV; though sadly, I forgot the name!