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Chocolate Fever Vocabulary Flashcards

Chocolate Fever Vocabulary Flashcards
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nauseating
Something which makes a person feel sick to their stomach. Example: The nauseating chocolate smell made Henry's tummy churn.
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revolting
Something that causes disgust. Example: The slimy mess on the plate was revolting.
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dumbfounded
Confused, or having no explanation for what is currently happening. Example: The doctor was dumbfounded by the brown spots.
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desolate
Lonely, or abandoned. A place with no occupants. Example: Henry peered down the desolate road, wishing he wasn't alone.
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doused
Covered with something liquid. Example: Mac doused his pancakes with syrup.
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miserable
Deeply unhappy. Example: Henry was miserable because he had chocolate fever.
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irresistible
An adjective which describes an object or situation too tempting to be resisted. Example: The chocolate cake was irresistible to Henry Green.
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din
A loud noise, or combination of loud noises. Example: The police officer couldn't hear anything over the din of all that traffic.
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mirth
A sense of amusement, especially when combined with laughter. Example: When tickled, Henry started shaking with mirth.
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guarantee
A promise or assurance. Example: I guarantee nothing tastes better than chocolate.
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spectacles (noun).
Eyeglasses, used to correct sight problems. Example: The doctor adjusted his spectacles while he looked at the brown spots.
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foil (verb).
To prevent or stop from happening. Example: The hijacking was foiled by Henry Green.
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Chocolate Fever is a chapter book which explores the theme of over indulgence and learning the value of moderation. This flashcard set will help students define vocabulary words and provides a sample sentence for each word.

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foil (verb).
To prevent or stop from happening. Example: The hijacking was foiled by Henry Green.
spectacles (noun).
Eyeglasses, used to correct sight problems. Example: The doctor adjusted his spectacles while he looked at the brown spots.
guarantee
A promise or assurance. Example: I guarantee nothing tastes better than chocolate.
mirth
A sense of amusement, especially when combined with laughter. Example: When tickled, Henry started shaking with mirth.
din
A loud noise, or combination of loud noises. Example: The police officer couldn't hear anything over the din of all that traffic.
irresistible
An adjective which describes an object or situation too tempting to be resisted. Example: The chocolate cake was irresistible to Henry Green.
miserable
Deeply unhappy. Example: Henry was miserable because he had chocolate fever.
doused
Covered with something liquid. Example: Mac doused his pancakes with syrup.
desolate
Lonely, or abandoned. A place with no occupants. Example: Henry peered down the desolate road, wishing he wasn't alone.
dumbfounded
Confused, or having no explanation for what is currently happening. Example: The doctor was dumbfounded by the brown spots.
revolting
Something that causes disgust. Example: The slimy mess on the plate was revolting.
nauseating
Something which makes a person feel sick to their stomach. Example: The nauseating chocolate smell made Henry's tummy churn.
verge
The moment where something is about to occur. Example: Henry's mom was on the verge of tears.
phenomenon
A set of unique circumstances which can be observed. Example: The class gathered around to see the phenomena of brown spots caused by chocolate fever.
chortled
A type of laughter. Example: The students chortled at Henry's prank.
hijacked
To take over or steal something like a vehicle. Example: Louie and Lefty hijacked the truck.
declined
To refuse to do what is asked of you. Example: This time when Henry was offered a chocolate bar, he declined.
circumstances
The surroundings and current status of an object or person. Example: Henry's circumstances were looking dire when he was trapped in a truck while being afflicted with the disease.
brilliant
Very smart or intelligent. Example: Henry had a brilliant plan to foil the hijackers.
acquaintance
Someone you have recently met. Example: I am not close to Henry, he's only an acquaintance.
unique
Something that is unlike anything else. Example: Henry had never seen the unique markings before.
predicament
A set of circumstance which has proven difficult or unpleasant. Example: Mac was worried about Henry's predicament of having chocolate fever which has no cure.
appreciate
To enjoy or understand the value of something. Example: Henry could now appreciate how smooth and creamy the milk was.
corridor
A narrow passageway, such as a hallway or section of road. Example: Henry ran down the corridor towards his classroom.

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