Vocab

Topics: Semantics, A Separate Peace, Allusion Pages: 2 (337 words) Published: September 2, 2013
Silvia Baxter
Miss Phillips
Honors English 9
12 December 2010
“ A Separate Peace” Vocabulary Ch. 11-13
Inveigled
Sentence- “Who else could have inveigled twenty people to the farthest extremity of the school to throw snowballs at each other?” Definition- To trick, deceive, wheedle
Fortitude
Sentence- “..a difference between us and them, a difference which everyone struggled with awkward fortitude to bridge.” Definition- Physical and/or emotional strength
Incredulously
Sentence- “I turned incredulously, “you saw Leper.” Definition- In a state of being skeptical or in disbelief manner 4. Tether
Sentence- “..or would we tether a cow in chapel.”
Definition- A rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened to a fixed object so as to limit its range of movement. 5. Incarnate
Sentence- “He's enjoying this, I thought bitterly, he's imagining himself Justice incarnate, balancing the scales. Definition- Make concrete and real
Implicate
Sentence- “I don't intend to implicate myself.”
Definition- To show to be also involved, usually in an incriminating manner Incongruity
Sentence- “Perhaps it was just the incongruity of seeing him aloft and stricken, since he was by nature someone who carried others.” Definition- something that does not seem to fit in with or be appropriate to its context Innately

Sentence- “There was something innately strange about it..” Definition- Existing from birth
Impervious
Sentence- “They unrolled away impervious to me as though I were a roaming ghost.” Definition- Incapable of being influenced or affected
Alluded
Sentence- He alluded to last night only by asking how Phineas was. Definition- To refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion Gyration
Sentence- “..their gyration-prone wheels inactive on these old ways which offered nothing bumpier then a few cobblestones.” Definition- The act of gyrating;...
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