Flashcards in AP L&C Unit 7 Deck (20):
to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
Jonny couldn't ALLAY his fear of the monster in his head
beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
This BESTIAL creature that existed in Jonny's mind would haunt every action that Jonny did.
festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
Whenever Jonny would be CONVIVIAL with friends, the monster would make him think of a scary thought, freaking Jonny out and confusing the friends.
a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
This COTERIE of Jonny's decided that it was time to end the monster.
a person or thing closely remembering or corresponding to another; a complement
The friends figured that for every monster, there must be a happy creature COUNTERPART, and obviously there had to be one in Jonny's mind.
(v) to object or take objection to
(n) an objection
However, when Jonny's friends told him of the plan to find the happy cr
shameless boldness, impudence
However, Jonny's friends possessed EFFRONTERY and decided to go with the plan anyway.
to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
The friends EMBELLISHED a tiny movable camera with brownie batter so that it was within a brownie.
lasting only a short time, short-lived
However, the camera would only work to
appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well-being or good fortune, happy
The APPROPRIATE time to give Jonny the brownie was right before sleep, so the friends had Jonny's sister do so.
done sully or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen
When Jonny fell asleep, the friends sneakily turned on the camera and started flying it around Jonny's internal body.
glaring, tastelessly showy or over decorated in a vulgar or offensive way
They definitely found the monster, looking ugly and GARISH near Jonny's spinal cord.
misleading, deceptive; lacking in or not based on reality
However, the group found it ILLUSORY because the happy creature was not at the other end of the spinal cord (so not the opposite); where could it be?!
The happy creature was actually found, down and INDIGENT, in one of Jonny's lungs.
far too great, exceeding t
to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome
Once the happy creature got to Jonny's brain, one of the monsters minions was standing there ready to JETTISON the happy creature.
a person who hates or despises people
If the happy creature got eliminated, Jonny would become a MISANTHROPE.
very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
Using a PERTINACIOUSLY persistent stream of bullets, the happy creature warded off the minion.
of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters; small-minded
The next day, Jonny was not scared and totally happy as a result, and his friends played it off as PICAYUNE.