Night Vocab Essay

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Night: Vocabulary Directions: Create an original sentence for each of the 43 vocabulary words from Night. Make sure to underline the word in the sentence. Word Clue 1. ANECDOTES short, humorous stories 2. APATHY lack of emotion or feeling 3. BEREAVED left alone by death 4. BLANDISHMENTS coaxing by flattery 5. CONSTRAINT restrictions 6. CONTAGION a harmful influence 7. CONVALESCENT returning to health after an illness 8. CONVOY a group of vehicles traveling together 9. DEPORTEES those being expelled from a country 10. DEPRIVE to take something away from 11. DEVOID completely lacking or empty 12. DREGS the least desirable portions 13. ELAPSED passed 14. EMACIATED made thin due to starvation 15. EMIGRATION leaving one area to settle in another 16. ENCUMBERED hindered; restricted 17. EVACUATION withdrawing troops or civilians 18. FEEBLE lacking strength, weak 19. FRENZY violent mental agitation or wild excitement 20. HERMETICALLY sealed against the entry or escape of air 21. INSIGNIFICANT trivial; not important 22. LAMENTATION grief; mourning 23. LATTER second of two 24. LIVID ashen; pallid 25. LUCIDITY clear understanding 26. MELANCHOLY sadness; depression 27. MONOCLE an eyeglass for one eye 28. NOTORIOUS known unfavorably 29. PESTILENTIAL likely to cause an epidemic disease 30. PLAINTIVE expressing sorrow 31. PROFOUNDLY absolutely; in an unqualified way Vocabulary: Section 1, pages 1-20 Part I: Using Prior Knowledge and Context Clues Below are the sentences in which the vocabulary words appear in the text. Read the sentence. Use any clues you can find in the sentence combined with your prior knowledge, and write what you think the underlined words mean on the lines provided. 1. They called him Moshe the Beadle, as though he had never had a surname in
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