Odyssey Part 3 ~ Vocabulary v. to crouch or shrink back, cower renowned adj. famous; widely known as in fear or shame n. speech or behavior that is impudence commandeer v. to seize by force or threat aggressively forward or rude n. a reason for an action adj. deeply embarrassed, mortified justification that shows it to be just, shamed, or humiliated right, or reasonable n. a sign or event thought to rebuke v. to scold sharply; criticize omen foretell good or bad fortune; forewarning n. outward appearance, false adj. deserving of scorn; guise contemptible appearance disgraceful; very bad EXERCISE A: Words in Context Write the word from the word list that belongs in the blank in each sentence. 1. I think you’re wrong to treat Mimi as you do. What is your ___________________? 2. Children work harder if you praise them. Please don’t ___________________them! 3. If the duke and his knights can’t buy horses, they will ___________________ them. 4. Sonia suffers terrible stage fright. Her calmness is merely a(n) ________________. 5. When Al discovered a hole in the back of his jeans, he felt _____________________. 6. Throughout the world, Ella Fitzgerald was _____________; she was a great singer. 7. The villagers considered the rainbow a(n) _________________________ of good luck. 8. That salesperson cheated you! He’s dishonest and ____________________________! 9. The kittens are afraid of the dog. See how they __________________ in the corner. 10. During Ann’s speech, two hecklers whistled and booed. What _________________! EXERCISE B: Analogies Write a vocabulary word to complete each analogy. 1. positive : congratulate :: negative: ____________________________ 2. achievement : proud :: failure : _______________________________ EXERCISE C: Responding to the Selection Typed/150 words min Due Date: ______ Write a character profile to describe one of the characters in part 3 of the Odyssey. Use at least FIVE vocabulary words (highlighted or underlined). Have fun with the format of this!