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 ___________________________________.