Monday, March 16, 2009

Celia - Voc Chap 11 & 12.

Chapter 11.

A hassle (p.136): a fight.

To hobble (p.137): to limp along, to move with difficulty.
To be whisked (p.137): to be whipped off. Here, to be put back at a regular mover status.

A drag (p.138): something annoying.

Hindsight (p.139): perception of the nature of an event after it has happened.

Eerily (p.140): mysterious, strange.

Plight (p141): commitment.
Complacency (p.141): self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual
dangers or deficiencies

Stamina (p.142): endurance.

Demeanor (p.146): behavior towards others.

Chapter 12.

Awe (p.156): an emotion variously combining dread, veneration, and wonder that is inspired by authority or by the sacred or sublime.

Hefty (p.158): heavy. Here, expensive.

To be stiffed (p.162): to be cheated on. Here, it is used as being abused about the tips.

The pecking order (p.163): the hierarchy.
Idle (p.163): lacking worth.

Albeit (p.164): Although.

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