November 17th, 2022 – New Vocabulary Words

The key is on the bottom of this page but don’t cheat!!

The Words:

1. Commodious
2. Arcane
3. Parallax
4. Muller
5. Penury
6. Tiddler
7. Ennui
8. Abstemious
9. Crenelated
10. Ostler

The Meanings:

A. an implement of stone or other hard substance used as a pestle to grind paints or drugs
B. understood by few; mysterious
C a wall with battlements
D. a small person of either sex
E. eating and drinking in moderation
F. one who takes care of horses or mules
G. roomy and comfortable
H. a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction
I. extreme or dire poverty
J. the apparent displacement or the difference in apparent direction of an object as seen from two different points not on a straight line with the object; especially

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Key:

1. G (i.e. The arranged lodging was most commodious.)
2. B (i.e. He start spewing all these “presidents” from some arcane publication. )
3. J (i.e. He was afraid that the parallax would spoil the beauty of the image.)
4. A (i.e. Sometimes I would find him at the muller grinding what was already ground for hours.)
5 i (i.e Her surroundings and costume screamed of the penury she was trying to endure.)
6. D (i.e. They treated her like some tiddler who just fell out of her nappies.)
7. H (i.e. He couldn’t hide his the abstemious nature of his life.)
8. E (i.e. Himself, always the picture of ennui, frowned his disapproval at the next table. )
9. C (i.e. The ancient ruins showed the crenelated design and features..)
10. F (i.e He found steady work as an ostler in Yorkshire and was saving to move his family.)