Night Vocabulary

  1. Repulsive, offensive:
    The behavior of the bratty child at her birthday party was ____.
    Abominable
  2. A short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature:
    Mrs. Green's _____ help me understand the concepts.
    anecdote
  3. Enthusiastic, eager:
    Steve is an ____ skier. He goes dozens of times all winter and owns his own equipment.
    avid
  4. Saddened by death: 
    The _____ mother could hardly walk into the church for her solider son's funeral.
    bereaved
  5. careful, through:
    I like my new doctor because she seemed to be ____. I don't think she would miss anything!
    Conscientious
  6. expression, face:
    Jan's _____ during Lou's story led me to think she didn't believe him.
    countenance
  7. missing, without (usually followed by of)
    Because Mary's face was ____ of expression, I had no idea what she was thinking.
    devoid
  8. to sadden or discourage:
    I don't want to _____ you, but honestly with a 12% in the class you have no hope of passing at this point.
    dishearten
  9. scatter, go away, break up:
    When the police came, the fighting mob quickly _____.
    disperse
  10. hellish, fiendish:
    The American Idol cried when Simon called her singing _____ screaming.
    infernal
  11. never-ending:
    Some people seem to have an _____ amount of money. Whatever they want, they buy!
    infinite
  12. gloomy state of mind:
    The checkers team seemed ____ for weeks after losing the state championship.
    melancholy
  13. in the middle of:
    We were in the _____ of hundreds of superstars on the red carpet at the awards show.
    midst
  14. self-esteem,  spirit:
    The _____ of the slaves when they got a new, mean overseer was very low.
    morale
  15. infamous, famously bad:
    Paul was a _____ skipper. His teacher couldn't even pick him out of a line up!
    noctorious
  16. dangerous, unsafe, full of risk:
    These are ____ times we live in. People don't feel safe in their own homes not to mention in the streets!
    perilous
  17. expressing sorrow, often used with sound:
    The ____ cries of the people after the earthquake would make anyone feel badly for them.
    plaintive
  18. wild, unruly:
    The _____ frat party was shit down by the campus police.
    raucous
  19. holiness, blessedness:
    The _____ of the ceremony was disturbed by the ringing of someone's cell phone.
    sanctity
  20. appearance, impression, likeness:
    Ivan didn't show even a _____ of common sense when he cussed out the police officer who pulled him over.
    semblance
  21. somber or serious, with tone or mood:
    The ___ music made everyone sad when it was supposed to be a happy occasion.
    solemn
  22. state of being vigilant which means keenly watching to detect danger, watchfulness:
    The ____ of the neighborhood watch paid off when they caught the burglar.
    vigilance
Author
ELara98
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Card Set
Night Vocabulary
Description
Vocabulary words that will be on the test for Night
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