Montoya Vocabulary Timeline

Timeline created by Serenitym
  • Wry

    Wry
    Where The Mountain Meets The Moon by Grace Lin "The king gave a wry smile ." (Chapter 23 pg. 140)
    using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor
  • Translucent

    Translucent
    Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin " The shabby walls and worn stones seemed to shimmer as if a translucent silk veil covered them. " (Grace 265 )
    def :allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass through; semitransparent.
  • Incumbency

    Incumbency
    Great Ghost Stories by John Grafton
    ¨The annals of his Incumbency were doubtless short and simple.¨(pg.81)
    defenition : the holding of an office or the period during which one is held.
  • Gossip

    Great Ghost Stories by John Grafton
    all she does is gossip
    defenition : rumors
  • Comically

    Comically
    Life in the Fat Lane Cherie Bennet
    "she pulled him comically out of the room"
    def: 1 obsolete : of or relating to comedy. 2 : causing laughter especially because of a startlingly or unexpectedly humorous
  • Sleuthing

    Sleuthing
    The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett
    "Hows the sleuthing buisness?" pg number 147
    carry out a search or investigation in the manner of a detective.
  • Condensation

    Condensation
    the wright 3 by blue balliett
    "leaving a trail through the condensation ."
    defenition :::::water that collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it.
  • Petty

    Petty
    The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett
    "petty criminals who have always worked for a boss "
    of little importance; trivial.
  • pretentious

    pretentious
    Chasing Vermeer Blue Balliett"or pretentious"
    def:showing off
  • Twinge

    Twinge
    Def : a sudden, sharp localized pain "Walter Pillay felt a momentary twinge of sadness." The Calder Game by : Blue Balliett
  • pentomino

    pentomino
    def; when shapes represents letters . "he was busy thinking of a pentimino" Balliet(141"
  • relevant pg6

    i read different books .
    chasing vermeer pg1-12
    def:closely connected or appropriate to what is being done or considered.
    ïn working on relevant projects¨
  • Subsided

    Subsided
    Def:become less intense, violent, or severe
    "Sandy murmured something about baseball and subsided.
    A WRINKLE IN TIME BY MADELINE L'ENGLE
  • Foreseeable (15)

    Foreseeable (15)
    The Boy in Striped Pajamas -pg1-21 "This is our home for the foreseeable future,"
    -able to be foreseen or predicted.
  • Hauhgtiest

    Hauhgtiest
    arrogantly superior and disdainful.
  • Aberration

    Aberration
    "We havent had an abberation in years"
    defenition: a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome.
  • derelict

    derelict
    Fantastic beasts
    def:in a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect.
  • Lambency

    Lambency
    Keeper of the Doves Having a gentle glow; luminous: