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A Sound of Thunder Vocabulary

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Name:____________________________________ Date:_________________
Teacher Grace Moringlane
A Sound of Thunder Vocabulary
Instructions: For each word choose the word closest in meaning.
Words
Annihilate
Expendable
Subliminal
Paradox
Delirium
Resilient
Remit
Revoke
Primeval
Lose
Dispensable
Conscious
Contradiction
Clarity
Concern
Responsibility
Instinctive
Concern
Closest in meaning
Destroy
Durable
Enigma
Ecstasy
Hallucination
Strong
Basic
Cancel
Invalidate
Concealed
Hidden
Subconscious
Spirited
Durable
Defeatist
Increase
Maintain
Primitive
Match up
Instructions: Match up the word with its correct definition
Word List
Definition
A. Of or resembling the earliest ages in
______1. Annihilate
the history of the world
______2. Expendable
B. destroy utterly; obliterate.
C. put an end to the validity or
______3. Subliminal
operation of (a decree, decision, or
______4. Paradox
promise).
D. of little significance when compared
______5. Delirium
to an overall purpose, and therefore
______6. Resilient
able to be abandoned.
E. cancel or refrain from exacting or
______7. Remit
inflicting (a debt or punishment).
______8. Revoke
F. perceived by or affecting someone's
mind without their being aware of it.
______9. Primeval
G. able to withstand or recover quickly
from difficult conditions.
H. a seemingly absurd or selfcontradictory statement
I. an acutely disturbed state of mind
characterized by restlessness,
illusions, and incoherence, occurring
in intoxication, fever, and other
disorders
Fill in the blanks
Instructions: Complete the sentences with the correct vocabulary words
1. Mile after mile of _______________forest that has never changed in millions of years.
2. a simple bomb of this type could______________________ them all.
3. the men appealed and the sentence was ____________________.
4. One backup likely could be __________________if a roster spot is needed.
5. the excess of the sentence over 12 months was __________________________.
6. I didn’t notice the _______________________advertising until out of nowhere I was craving Taco Bell.
7. Babies are generally far more__________________________ than new parents realize.
8. For the actors, the goal was a_______________________: real emotion, produced on cue.
9. Somewhere a patient shouted in ___________________________________.
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