The Hunger Games – Vocabulary Enricher

 This week I’m the Vocabulary Enricher. I have to select words that I don’t know or that I think are interesting and write the definition of them. Page 338 – 454

Word

Sentence

Definition

Page Number

Vicinity

The cave now appears to be a part of a larger pile of rocks, like so many in the vicinity.

The area near or surrounding a particular place.

338

Inhabit

I made a meal out of the smaller, bonier fish that inhabit the stream down here.

Live in or occupy.

338

Purify

Fill every water container and purify it.

To remove contaminates from.

338

Fatalities

Feasts always result in fatalities.

An occurrence of death.

339

Willing

Willing me to come home.

Ready or eager.

341

Sustaining

The importance of sustaining the star-crossed lovers routine.

Continuing or prolonging for an extended period.

342

Ominous

And sent ominous versions of themselves.

Giving the impression that it something bad or unpleasant is going to happen.

342

Pursuer

To steal one without her number would definitely bring on a pursuer.

Someone/something who follows someone/something in order to catch or attack them.

344

Assailant

I send my readied arrow in the general direction of my assailant.

A person who physically attacks another.

345

Inexplicably

Has a hovercraft inexplicably plucked her into the air.

Unable to be explained.

348

Beeline

Cato has made a beeline for the Cornucopia.

Straight line between two places.

402

Rebellion

Because even that smacks of rebellion.

An act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler.

441

 

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