Outsiders Vocabulary - Mrs. Garrison's English Class

Outsiders Vocabulary - Mrs. Garrison's English Class

Outsiders Vocabulary Chapters 3 - 4 1. Sophisticated experienced in the ways of the world, selfconfident, and not easily deceived (adj) 2. Aloofness the state of being uninterested (noun)

3. Elite superior; at the top of society or a group (noun) 4. Gallantly courageous or bold; self sacrificing (adv)

5. Ember a glowing piece of wood, coal, etc. (noun) 6. Apprehensive anxious or fearful; uneasy (adj) 7.

Defiance bold resistance to authority (noun) 8. Contemptuous scornful; despising (adj) 9.

Sheepish acting embarrassed or ashamed (adj) 10. Premonition a feeling that something is about to occur with no forewarning (noun) sophisticated adj experienced in

the ways of the world; self-confident; not easily deceived She was a sophisticated woman who traveled a great deal and was knowledgeable about world affairs.

aloofness noun the state of being uninterested She seemed distracted, and her aloofness made him think that she really didn't want to go out with him.

elite noun superior; at the top of society or a group Because of their winning streak during the Olympics, the US basketball team emerged as an elite team.

gallant adj - courageous or bold; self sacrificing The gallant knight in shining armor

defended the castle against the enemys attack. ember noun a glowing piece of coal or wood

The ember glowed brightly in the fading firelight. apprehensive adj anxious or fearful; uneasy On my first day of my new job, I was

feeling quite apprehensive. defiance noun bold resistance to authority After being kept in a stroller all morning, the restless toddler ran

away from his father in a gesture of defiance. contemptuous adj scornful; despising Due to his contemptuous behavior,

the judge gave the defendant a tougher jail sentence. sheepish adj acting embarrassed or ashamed A sheepish grin broke across Nates

face when he realized the surprise party was for him. premonition noun a feeling that something is about occur with no forewarning

I'm not saying Im psychic, of course, but sometimes I do have strong premonitions about the future, said Jane. Vocabulary Review adj experienced in the ways of the world;

self-confident; not easily deceived noun the state of being uninterested noun superior;

at the top of society or a group adj - courageous or bold; self sacrificing

noun a glowing piece of coal or wood adj anxious or fearful; uneasy

noun bold resistance to authority adj scornful; despising adj acting embarrassed

or ashamed noun a feeling that something is about occur with no forewarning

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