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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe. Acute (Adjective) Highly sensitive. Raptors have acute hearing and vision, which is estimated to be eight to ten times that of humans. The ears of a raptor are an important tool in locating prey. . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe

Acute (Adjective)Highly sensitive

Raptors have acute hearing and vision, which is estimated to be eight to ten times that of humans. The ears of a raptor are an important tool in locating prey. Example Sentence: The teachers acute hearing benefitted her when the students whispered their gossip of the day.

Vexed(verb)Irritated

Example sentence: I vexed my cat when I tried giving her a bath.SagacitynounKeen perception, with foresight and judgment; wisdom

Example sentence: The students sagacity shocked the teacher: she thought he was just another mindless teenager hooked on video games and Red Bull.Dissemble (Verb)To hide the truth; pretend

Example Sentence: Halloween is the perfect day to dissemble.Stifled (verb)smotheredExample Sentence: The heat stifled the kitten, making him collapse with exhaustion.

Crevice (noun)A crack

Example sentence: He slipped through the crevice in the ice, falling to his untimely deathAudacity(noun)Shameless daring or boldness

Example sentence:

She had the audacity to stand up to the angry teacher.Vehemently(Adverb)With intense emotion

Example sentence: She vehemently screamed at the dog who used her beautiful front yard as a toilet.Derision(Noun)Ridicule

Example sentence: The derision from the harsh audience made the actor leave the stage in shame.Hypocritical(adjective)False or deceptive, like a person who is pretending to be what he or she is not

Example sentence: When the health teacher was caught eating at McDonalds every day, he was called hypocritical.Creative WritingYou will write a short story using each of the vocabulary words , 10 in total.You can write about anything you want but must include each word and use it correctly.If you are struggling to come up with an idea you could write aboutA haunted houseA scary Halloween party Getting lost in an abandoned townYour story should be at least 1 page minimum