Valerie Garcia Vocabulary Timeline

  • Anxious

    The Trouble With Liberity ¨Its perfectly natural to be a bit anxtious your first day.¨(Butcher 12) experiencing worry, unease, or nervousness, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.
  • classification

    An action or prosses of classifying something according to shared characteristics or qualities.
  • nauseous

    Percy jackson the olymians The lightning thieft
    Rick Riordan
    "He just kept on collecting paychecks,spending the money on cigars that made me nauseous,and on beer of cource."
    Deffinition - affected with nausea; inclined to vomit.
  • dyslexic

    percy jackson and the lightning thieft the olympians Rick Riordan
    The card was in fancy script ,which was murder on my dyslexic eyes,but i finally made out something like: PAGE 24
    Definition-A learning problem some kids have
  • thrashed

    Percy Jackson The sea of monsters Rick Riordan
    "I thrashed the Apollo guys easily."Riordan #69
    Definition- Beat repeatedly and violent
  • slumbered

    Percy Jackson the lighting thieft Rick Riordan
    "Grover was just slumberd after that."
    To sleep
  • obvious

    Percy Jacson sea of monsters Rick Riodan
    " Its obviouse the flece will help us" (page 67 )
    Definition-easily perceived or understood; clear, self-evident, or apparent.
  • momentarily

    Percy Jackson The Sea of Monsters RICK RIORDAN
    "The good news:Tyson was momentarily out of danger."(Page 145)
    DEFINITION-For a very short time
  • Coiled

    Percy Jackson The Sea of Monsters RICK RIORDAN
    "Blue fire coiled from her fingers curling like serpents around Anabeth."(181)
    Definition -arrange or wind (something long and flexible) in a joined sequence of concentric circles or rings.
  • experimentally

    Title- Percy Jackson The Sea of Monsters RICK RIORDAN
    "One of the heads snapped at me experimentally."(145)
    Definition -. A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth,
  • crumpled

    Percy Jackson The Sea Of Monsters RICK RIORDAN "Chiorn crumpled up the profacy ."
    Definition-To crumple things typicly paper or clothes
  • sarcophagi (24)

    sarcophagi (24)
    The Red Pyramid pg 1- 49
    "Sarcophagi had been knocked off the pedestals."
    Definition-a stone coffin, typically adorned with a sculpture or inscription and associated with the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, and Greece.
  • elongated

    The red pyramid pgs- 1 - 56 "He muttered something under his breath and the rod elongated into a wooden staff as long as he was"(Patterson 25 ) Definition-unusually long in relation to its width.
  • Impeccable

    The Red Pyramid-pg20 - 85 RICK RIORDAN "People will judge you more harshly ,and so you must always look impeccable" (Riordan 67) Definition-(of behavior, performance, or appearance) in accordance with the highest standards of propriety; faultless.
  • Exiled

    The Red Pyramid -pg 75-83 "He was exiled,I suppose you would say."(RIORDAN 77) Definition -to be kicked out of your country
  • famished

    The Red Pyramid -pg 83-101 "Im tired" - My stomach rumbled - "and famished"(RIORDAN 87) Definition-to have deat wish or to be very hungry,almost starving
  • Ambrosia

    Percy Jackson The Titans Curse -pg 27-42 ¨Your ambrosia and nectar,Percy?¨(RIORDAN 2) -the food of the gods.
  • Taxidermy

    Percy Jackson The Titans Curse-¨There were shields with monster bite out of them,and swords bent in the shapes of deamon heads,and a bunch of taxidermy,like a stuffed harpy and a bright orange python.RIORDAN 79
    Defintion-the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals with lifelike effect
  • phosphorescent

    Percy Jacson the Titans Curse
    ¨Their fish tails shimmered in rainbow colors,glowing phosphorescent¨(RIORDAN 112)
  • lieutenants

    Percy Jackson the Tiatans Curse RIck Riordan
    ¨And I will choose lieutenants who get me results.¨(page 133)
    Definition-a deputy or substitute acting for a superior.
  • Asphalt

    Percy Jackson the Titans Curse
    ¨His bones unknit and clattered to the asphalt in hearp.¨(RIORDAN 169) Definition-a mixture of dark bituminous pitch with sand or gravel, used for surfacing roads, flooring, roofing, etc.
  • corrugated

    Percy Jackson The Titans Curse
    ¨Bullets pinged off of them likerain off a corrugated roof.(RIORDAN 219)
    Definition-of a material, surface, or structure) shaped into alternate ridges and grooves.
  • Engulfed

    Percy Jackson the Titans Curse Rick Riordan ¨Sprouting new leaves and clustures of green baby grapes that ripened in seconds as the manticore shrieked untill he was engulfed in a huge mass of vines,leaves and full clusters of purple grapes.¨(RIORDAN 239) Definition-(of a natural force) sweep over (something) so as to surround or cover it completely.
  • fissure

    Percy Jackson the Battle of the Labyrinth Rick Riordan
    "All i could think of was the fissure in the dining room pavilion,where thoes skeletons had been consumed last summer."(RIORDAN 59)
    Definition- a long, narrow opening or line of breakage made by cracking or splitting, especially in rock or earth.
  • Excruciatinly

    Percy Jackson The Battle of the Labyrinth
    "...damage,maiming or excruciantingly painful deaths"
    Definition-intensely painful.
  • Rendezvoused

    Percy Jackson the Titans Curse:Rick Riordan
    "It was a natural landmark where campers often rendezvoused on hunting expiditions..."(RIORDAN 55)
    Definition-a meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people.
  • distraught

    Percy Jackson the Battle of the Labrinth Rick Riordan
    "He seemes so distraught"(RIORDAN 56)
    Definition-deeply upset and agitated
  • Anticipating

    Percy Jackson the Battle of the Labyrinth Rick Riordan
    "They were so close i could see their hideous mouths foaming, anticipating a nice juicy meal of demigods."RIORDAN 57
    Definition-to predict something.
  • mosiac

    Percy Jackson the Battle of the Labyrinth Rick Riordan
    "The whole room was covored in mosiac tiles"(RIORDAN 95.)
    Definition- a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of hard material, such as stone, tile, or glass.