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16 Cards in this Set

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(advective) (despond,despondence,

She was despondent after she lost the job which she held for twenty-five years.

despairing, extremely dejected

Ex. someone passing away, failing a whole grade
(adjective) (morosely, Moroseness)

After the team lost the game, the atmosphere in teh locker room was MOROSE.

-gloomy, glum, sullen, crabby

Ex. losing a game but not life
(adjective) (Downcastness)

He was DOWNCAST when he discovered he had failed the exam.

-depressed, dispirited, dejected (physical apprearance that shows how depressed he is)

Ex. the baseballer was downcast when he was hunching down cause he looked mad and sad
(Advective) (Austerely, Austerity)

The AUSTERE dorm room lacked all of the luxuries of home.

-severe, morally strict, simple

Ex. amish people, plain house or room
(noun) (usually plural)

The PRIVATIONS of the orphanage resulted in a morose atmosphere.

-hardship or lack, absence of quality

Ex. prison- lack freedom, orphanage- lack home, dirty feet- lack shoes
(noun) (often trial and tribulation)

The TRIBULATIONS he suffered caused him to become despondent.

-distress, suffering touble, misery

Ex. holocaust, captured, Jesus crucified
(noun) (misgive, misgivingly)

Jem and Scout had MISGIVINGS about Boo Radley.

-a feeling of doubt, fear, or suspicion

Ex. when killing someone and regreting it
(verb) (rueful, ruefully)

His father told him he would RUE the day he dropped out of school.

-to feel remorse, repentance, or regret

Ex. yom kippor
(verb) (usually through fear, shock or disgust)

The girl RECOILED at the sight of the open coffin.

-to fall or draw back, to shrink back

Ex. scary movies, sight of death
(adjective) (languish, languidly, languor, languishing)

She was LANGUID during her recovery from her operation.

-weak, sluggish, dull, lacking vigor or spirit

Ex. school makes me languid, not sleeping
(noun) (none)

His despondency was the result of a life full of MISCHANCE.

-misfortune, bad luck, an unfortunate accident

Ex. homer, running into a wall
(noun) (none)

A MELEE erupted when the doors to the concert hall.

-a confused struggle or fight, confused mingling together

Ex. baseball fight or any fight
(verb) (disconcerting)

A fire drill in the middle of a test can DISCONCERT both students and teachers.

-to confuse, disturb, frustrate, upset, embarrass

Ex. disconcerts to a person, fire drill, when someone interupts you when you are talking
(verb) (abashment, unabashed)

He was ABASHED when he was caught cheating on the test.

-to embarrass, make ashamed, disconcert

Ex. tripping, the dwarf bashfull
(verb) (derangement)

Our monthly plan once again became DERANGED as a result of the many assemblies.

-to disarrange, upset, or throw into confusion

Ex. things that are confused, like bunch of jewelry
(verb) (harassing, harassment)

The stress of a difficult job may cause a person to feel HARASSED.

-to trouble, worry, annoy, torment, attack repeatedly

Ex. people getting harassed