Week 6: Vocabulary

by Meaghan Doyle

I’ve also compiled an aggregated list of all the vocabulary words through week 6 (page 349).

agua fresca

a combination of either fruits, for sale cereals, dosage or seeds, stuff and sugar and water, blended together to make a refreshing beverage

atrophied

decrease in size or wasting away of a body part or tissue

au revoir

Goodbye till we meet again (french)

bucolic

relating to or typical of rural life

effigy

an image or representation especially of a person

effusively

marked by the expression of great or excessive emotion or enthusiasm

faire l’amour

to make love, to have sex (french)

gesticulating

to make gestures especially when speaking

lethargy

abnormal drowsiness

masochist

a sexual perversion characterized by pleasure in being subjected to pain or humiliation

merci

thank you (french)

narcos

drug dealer

oneiric

of or relating to dreams

paean

a joyous song or hymn of praise, tribute

polyglot

speaking or writing several languages : multilingual

reportage

writing intended to give an account of observed or documented events

sordid

marked by baseness or grossness : vile

surreptitiously

done, made, or acquired by stealth

tacitly

expressed or carried on without words or speech

voulez-vous coucher avec moi

Would you like to sleep with me (french)

zoetrope

a device that produces an illusion of action from a rapid succession of static pictures


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