Vocabulary – Catherine Called Birdy #1

betrothal

docile

excessive

feign

inflammation

plagued

ponder

putrid

smitten

sulk

For the homework due Thursday, you’ll need to do five things…
#1 Write your own definition
#2 Write one synonym
#3 Write one antonym
#4 Write a sentence using the word
#5 Write a journal entry using all ten words

Use the template below to do your vocab. homework

CCB Vocab Template

23 thoughts on “Vocabulary – Catherine Called Birdy #1

  1. hi mr.cole,

    for the homework you have posted for thursday, can i do it on a word doc and then email it to you? Thanks

    regards from vancouver,

    Ruby Zhou

  2. Vocabulary Word: Plague

    Book: Eldest Author: Christopher Paolini

    Sentence: “Ah, the plague take you, Strong hammer. I’m no friend of the king; I’ll get you to Teirm. But then I want nothing more to do with you.”

    Period 3 Group: Roly-Poly

  3. Vocab word: excessive

    Book: Inheritance
    Author: Christopher Paolini

    Sentence: In fact, if you displease me excessively, I shall kill them anyway, so I advise you to be courteous. pg. 422

    Period 3 Group: Vader D. Dumbledore

  4. VIRL
    Vader D. Dumbledore
    Vocabulary word: betrothal Book: Dragon Slippers Author: Jessica Day George

    Sentence(s): There was a beautiful sapphire ring, wide and foreign-looking, on her middle finger. She was betrothed. pg. 316

  5. VIRL
    The Disturbians
    Vocabulary word: docile
    Book: The Unofficial SAT Word Dictionary: The Book the College Board didn’t want you to see! 3,000 words most often found on the PSAT, SAT, GRE, and other standardized tests. 6,000 example sentences
    Page: 140
    Author: Sam Burchers
    Sentence(s): Cameron was a fierce professional wrestling competitor, but his wife said he was a sweet, docile husband.

  6. VIRL
    The Disturbians
    Vocabulary word: inflammation
    Book: The Lost Stories
    Page: 1705
    Author: John Flanagan
    Sentence(s): Knowing that Will desperately wanted to care for his horse, Bob allowed him to check the wound for any sign of inflammation or infection.

  7. Vocabulary Word: Unfeigned

    Book: Eldest

    Author: Christopher Paolini 

Pg #: 463

    Sentence: Resuscitating old terrors was unfeigned astonishment as he heard about how the villagers had rousted the soldiers and Ra’zac from their camp, the siege of Carvahall thereafter, Sloan’s treachery, Katrina’s kidnapping, how Roran had convinced the villagers to fee, and the hardships of their journey to Teirm.

    Period 3
    Group: Roly-Poly

  8. VIRL
    The Disturbians
    Vocabulary word: sulk
    Book: The Lost Stories
    Page: 811
    Author: John Flanagan
    Sentence(s): “Tug’s sulking. I didn’t give him an apple yesterday,”

  9. Vocabulary word: Pondered

    Book: Eldest

    Author: Christopher Paolini

    Page #: 472

    Sentence: Instead of going to a room, Roran wandered through the mansion, unconsciously evading the servants as he pondered the things Jeod had said.

    Period 3
    Group: Roly-Poly

  10. word: feign
    book: harry potter and the goblet of fire
    page: 516
    sentence: “I haven’t been anywhere near your office!” said Harry angrily, forgetting his feigned deafness.

  11. Elisa: Period 3

    Vader D. Dumbledore

    Book: Over Coffee

    Sentence: As the rest of the group is talking about their college experiences, she’s feigning interest.

  12. Rachel Yan
    Period 3 Humanities
    Table Group: Vader D. Dumbledore

    Book: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
    word: feign

    sentence: As a result, the image of Saphira would be unable to speak, and although the elves could feign speech on the part of Eragon, that too would be better to avoid, lest some oddity of diction alert those listening that all was not as it seemed. pg. 260

  13. Rachel Yan
    Period 3 Humanities
    Table Group: Vader D. Dumbledore

    Book: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
    word: plague

    sentence: Like a plague of locusts, the Varden left a barren swath of land in their wake, a swath devoid of most everything needed to support life. pg. 290

  14. Rachel Yan
    Period 3
    Table Group: Vader D. Dumbledore

    Book: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
    word: feign

    sentence: As a result, the image of Saphira would be unable to speak, and although the elves could feign speech on the part of Eragon, that too would be better to avoid, lest some oddity of diction alert those listening that all was not as it seemed. pg. 260

  15. Rachel Yan
    Period 3
    Table Group: Vader D. Dumbledore

    Book: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
    word: inflammation

    Sentence: She was shaking, and her entire body felt inflamed, as if she had been stung by hundreds of bees. pg. 314

  16. Rachel Yan
    Period 3
    Table Group: Vader D. DUmbledore

    Book: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
    Word: ponder

    Sentence: As they flew, the dragons had, through Umaroth, poured memory after memory into Eragon and Saphira: a cascade of experiences—battles won and battles lost, loves, hates, spells, events witnessed throughout the land, regrets, realizations, and ponderings concerning the workings of the world. pg. 371

  17. MImi
    Roly Poly Period 3

    Book: Eldest
    Page: 66
    Word: betrothal

    The question caught him off guard. He had never been asked that before. “No, I am not betrothed yet.”

  18. Vocabulary word: Pondered

    Book: Eldest

    Author: Christopher Paolini

    PG 552

    Sentence: Eragon gazed up at the bloody sky while he pondered her question.

    Period 3 Group: Roly-Poly

  19. VIRL
    Vader D. Dumbledore

    Vocab Word: Plague; book: Fablehaven: Keys to the Demon Prison; pg. 443

    Sentence: The evil behind the Alder Door has plagued us for many summers.

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