Download
the pit and the pendulum n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Pit and the Pendulum PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum

130 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

The Pit and the Pendulum

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. The Pit and the Pendulum Vocabulary Words

  2. What to Include: (Remember to leave enough room for all 5 parts that are required) 1)Write the word and page # 2)Write the sentence with the word from book 3)Write your own meaning/definition 4)Write the dictionary definition and part of speech 5)Write your own sentence using the word

  3. Vocabulary Words Accentuate (168) Inquisitorial (168) Indeterminate (168) Decree (168) Locution (168) Imperceptible (168) Aghast (170) Direst Cadence (169) Cognizance (173)

  4. Accentuate • Part of Speech: Verb • 1. To stress or emphasize; intensify. • 2. To pronounce with a stress or accent. • 3. To mark with an accent.

  5. Inquisitorial/Inquisitor • Part of Speech: Adjective/Noun • one whoinquires or makesinquisition; especially : one who is unduly harsh, severe, or hostile in making aninquiry

  6. Indeterminate • Part of Speech: Adjective • 1 • a: not definitely or precisely determined or fixed :vague • b: not known in advance • c: not leading to a definite end or result • 2 • : having an infinite number of solutions <a system of indeterminate equations>

  7. Decree • Part of Speech: Noun • 1. • : an order usually having the force of law • 2 • a: a religious ordinance enacted by council or titular head • b: a foreordaining will • 3 • a: a judicial decision of the Roman emperor • b: a judicial decision especially in an equity or probate court1

  8. Locution • Part of Speech: Noun • 1 • : a particular form of expression or a peculiarity of phrasing; especially: a word or expression characteristic of a region, group, or cultural level

  9. Imperceptible • Part of Speech: Adjective • : not perceptible by a sense or by the mind : extremely slight, gradual, or subtle <imperceptible differences>

  10. Aghast • Part of Speech: Adjective • : struck with terror, amazement, or horror :shocked

  11. Direst • Part of Speech: Adjective • 1 • a:exciting horror <dire suffering> • b:dismal,oppressive <dire days> • 2 • : warning of disaster <a dire forecast> • 3 • a: desperatelyurgent <dire need> • b:extreme <dire poverty>

  12. Cadence • Part of Speech: Noun • a: a rhythmic sequence or flow of sounds in language • b: the beat, time, or measure of rhythmical motion or activity

  13. Cognizance • Part of Speech: Noun • 1 • : a distinguishing mark or emblem (as a heraldic bearing) • 2 • a:knowledge,awareness <had no cognizance of the situation> • b:notice,acknowledgment <take cognizance of their achievement> • 3 • :jurisdiction,responsibility