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aura: Slide 2 tangible: Slide 3 eccentricity: Slide 4 resolute: Slide 5 brigand: Slide 6 enthralled: Slide 7 culprit: Slide 8 apprehensive: Slide 9 bemused: Slide 10 perseverance: Slide 11 replete: Slide 12 diabolical: Slide 13 plummet: Slide 14 demure: Slide 15 chagrin: Slide 16 askance: Slide 17 ruminate: Slide 18 boisterous :Slide 19 apparition: Slide 20 jovial :Slide 21 fiasco :Slide 22 vigilant :Slide 23 blithe :Slide 24 cavort :Slide 25 coquette :Slide 26 Welcome to Decent Exposure Volume VIII Slide 2 Aura : a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing Synonyms: halo, mystique Forms: Noun: aura, auras Verb: 00 Adjective: 00 Adverb: 00 Any form of the word aura will appear once in every 3,091 pages of text. aura Roald Dahl, Matilda of menace about her even when at a distance, and when she came up close There was an you could almost feel the dangerous heat radiating from her as a red-hot rod of metal. aura Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl of warmth, but also an inherent danger. It seemed to have an aura Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters radiating from Tantalus was as strong as any monster Id ever faced. An evil aura D.J. Machale, The Merchant of Death Youve got this, like, I dont know, this thing going on. Yoga sitting position. Photograph. n.d. www.zmescience.com. Web. 07.05.2013.www.zmescience.com Slide 3 Tangible: having physical substance; real; touchable Synonyms: corporeal Antonyms: intangible Forms: Noun: tangibility Verb: 00 Adjective: tangible Adverb: tangibly Roald Dahl, Matilda shone out of Miss Honeys face when she spoke to a confused and homesick newcomer to the class. Some curious warmth that was almost Any form of the word tangible will appear once in every 945 pages of text. tangible Richard Connell, The Most Dangerous Game thing-- with wave lengths, just as sound and light have. Sometimes I think that evil is a tangible, Kathryn Sockett, The Help as if concrete walls have formed around me. My exclusion is tangible, Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride something you could feel. Beside me, Eli just stood there, the awkwardness Dezeen-Tangible-Textual-Inference-By-unhee-Jo-At-Show-RCA-2012 2.jpeg. Web. July 5, 2013. Slide 4 Eccentricity : a human quality or habit that is out of the ordinary Synonyms: oddness, uniqueness, nonconformity Antonyms: conformity Forms: Noun: eccentricity Verb: 00 Adjective: eccentric Adverb: 00 Related word: center Any form of the word eccentric will appear once in every 558 pages of text. eccentricities appearance, is almost impossible to describe and in her This woman, in all her Roald Dahl, Matilda eccentrics Trail. who had meandered off the Oregon Settlers arrivedmostly wayward souls and David Guterson, Snow Falling on Cedars eccentric.Youre turning into an old Don DeLillo, Underworld eccentric His eyes narrowed slightly as he took in Dumbledores appearance. J.K. Rowling, HP and the Half-Blood Prince lowandslow01.blogspot.com Web. July 5, 2013. Slide 5 Resolute: determined; stubborn Synonyms: obstinate, intractable, implacable Antonyms: wishy-washy, tentative, flexible, unsure, uncertain Forms: Noun: resolution, resoluteness Verb: resolve, resolves, resolved, resolving Adjective: resolute Adverb: resolutely Any form of the word resolute will appear once in every 329 pages of text. resolutelybefore the Headmistress For once she was not going to be browbeaten. Miss Honey stood Roald Dahl, Matilda resolutesteps.She entered the room with Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace resolute. his eyes were Clif had risen, not too steadily, though his voice and Sinclair Lewis, Arrowsmith resoluteHer hatred of the town turned as she pushed open the door. Sinclair Lewis, Main Street Resolute blond woman wearing traditional dress named dirndl. Web. July 5, 2013.. 123rf.com/photo_15863685. Slide 6 Brigand: outlaw, especially a thief Synonyms: miscreant, pirate Any form of the word brigand will appear once in every 1,668 pages of text. brigand sitting with the senior girls and boys in the top form. Who ever heard of such a thing? Im not having a little five-year-old Roald Dahl, Matilda brigands. These lands are dangerous: full of foul rebels and J.R.R.Tolkien The Two Towers brigands. In the old days such men turned from soldiers to Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago brigands who are going to sell her for a slave. She thinks were Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club Matt Bennett.Brigand Logo.Illustration. March 27, 2013. Clkr.com. http://www.clker.com/clipart-brigand-logo-1.html.http://www.clker.com/clipart-brigand-logo-1.html Web. July 5, 2013. Slide 7 Enthralled: charmed by Synonyms: rapt, enchanted Antonyms: uninterested, suspicious, cynical Any form of the word enthralled will appear once in every 3,678 pages of text. enthralled. It was quite clear to them that they were at this moment standing in the presence of a master. Both Matilda and Lavender were Roald Dahl, Matilda enthralledby the romance. She is Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook enthralled had been From the time he was three or four, John Scherzer Warren St. John, Outcasts United with soccer. enthralled by her parents romance. Even as a child, Jane was Nicholas Sparks, The Wedding Ron Leishman.Enthralled boy reading a book.www.clipartof.com 439847.n.d.www.clipartof.com Cartoon. Web.July 5, 2013.. Slide 8 Culprit: the guilty person; perpetrator Any form of the word culprit will appear once in every 1,573 pages of text. culprit shes often right. I was the prime suspect this time is, she makes a guess at it, and the trouble is When she doesnt know who the Roald Dahl, Matilda culpritand bring him to you.I will hunt down the Frank Beddor, The Looking Glass Wars culprits because they are the ones who cause all the trouble. who need to be forgiven; rather it is the victims, It is not the Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace culprit. able to name her as the when put under the most severe torture, would be It was better that way because then no one, even Roald Dahl, Matilda http://theird.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/shame-finger-pointing-man_ channelweb_130520-article.jpg. Web. July 5, 2013. Slide 9 Apprehension: nervousness about a specific event in the near future Synonyms: Antonyms: Forms: Noun: apprehension Verb: 00 Adjective: apprehensive Adverb: apprehensively Related words: prehen: to hold comprehend, prehensile Any form of the word apprehension will appear once in every 419 pages of text. apprehension. His plump flabby face had turned grey with fearful Roald Dahl, Matilda apprehensivelyHarry watched J. K. Rowling, HP and the Order of the Phoenix seemed to rise up past the glass windows of the as the pavement telephone box until darkness closed over their heads. apprehensive, that the appropriate descriptive word had finally Lois Lowry, The Giver Im feelinghe confessed, glad come to him. apprehensivelyAnd then he looked John Steinbeck, The Pearl to the east. Slide 10 Bemused: confused Synonyms: befuddled Antonyms: aware Any form of the word bemused will appear once in every 8,171 pages of text. bemused. Well, thank you, the boy said, totally Roald Dahl, Matilda,bemused,Ron shook his head J.K. Rowling, HP and the Order of the Phoenix then checked his watch. bemusedHe seemed Stephenie Meyer, Twilight to his secret realities. by my casual reference bemused But both Andrew and his father are looking over Meg Cabot, Queen of Babble at her,smiles on their faces. Slide 11 Perseverence: determination to keep at it Synonyms: doggedness Antonyms: flightiness Forms: Noun: perseverence Verb: persevere, perseveres, persevered, persevering Adjective: 00 Adverb: 00 Any form of the word perseverence will appear once in every 968 pages of text. perseverance the doggedof a long-distance But he kept pushing cake into his mouth with Roald Dahl, Matilda runner who has sighted the finishing line and knows he must keep going. perseverance,Max was impressed by her Henry H. Neff, The Hound of Rowan although the scenario ended without her touching the wall. perseverance, andqualities not often seen He is an individual with strong motivation, will, in members of his race. perseverance and the ability to assess the likelihood of It was work that required immense Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor actually finding the guy who mattered. Slide 12 Replete: full of; stuffed Synonyms: overloaded, sated Antonyms: bereft of, lacking Any form of the word replete will appear once in every 2,763 pages of text. replete, on his chair like some huge overstuffed grub, comatose, unable to move or speak. She glared at Bruce Bogtrotter who was sitting Roald Dahl, Matilda Replete, faces to the sky. they stretched out ono their back, Nora Roberts, Blood Brothers replete their cabinswith luxury. Our steamers have won an enviable reputation for Virginia Wolfe, The Wave replete a neatly scripted version of the calamity with villains and heroes. The throng or reporters, mostly Japanese, wanted Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air Slide 13 Diabolical: of the devil Synonyms: devilish, hellish, evil Antonyms: heavenly, godly Any form of the word diabolical will appear once in every 1,981 pages of text. diabolical gaze was moving slowly among the rows. The Trunchbull had returned to her place in Roald Dahl, Matilda the front of the class, and her diabolicalThat was his James Patterson, Kiss the Girls secret. diabolical After approximately fifteen minutes, the Markus Zusak, The Book Thief plan bore its fruit, so to speak. diabolic violence from every horse he rode. He was a kind of elemental force, a primitive Hal Borland, When the Legends Die scourge and a raw challenge that summoned Slide 14 Plummet : to fall from a considerable height Synonyms: plunge, descend, dive Antonyms: ascend, climb, catapult Any form of the word plummet will appear once in every 3,40 pages of text. plummeted hit the floor and bounced like a softball. He was a long way off the ground when she Roald Dahl, Matilda released him and heto earth and plummetingThey spun around each other, Christpher