1: disagreeably harsh or strident: HOARSEraucous voices
2: boisterously disorderly … raucous frontier town— Truman Capote
This word as found in the passage ” Brooklyn Was Mine”, by Chris Knutsen and Valerie Steiker. In the sentence in which the word was found in, the author writes,” Then, the letters stop. In the first days without her raucous writing voice and her panoramic gaze, I felt a little lost.”
The author uses the word raucous is used to describe Lucy’s writing voice as loud and harsh.
- An acid carbonate
A salt containing the anion HCO3–.
This word as found in the passage ” Brooklyn Was Mine”, by Chris Knutsen and Valerie Steiker. In the sentence in which the word was found in, the author writes, As she prattled to Alfred about bicycling in Prospect Park or rubbing bicarbonate of soda on the sunburn she’d gotten on a trip to Coney Island with his girlfriend, it would cross my mind that I knew the time and place of the eath that awaited her.
(1) : painfully affecting the feelings: PIERCING
(2): deeply affecting: TOUCHING
This word as found in the passage ” Brooklyn Was Mine”, by Chris Knutsen and Valerie Steiker. In the sentence in which the word was found in, it states, “After that, I found Lucy’s letters Poignant in a way that they hadn’t seemed before.
The word Poignant describes the sense of sadness. In the sentence, the author is talking about how she felt a sense of sadness from Lucy’s letters.
: an act of inaugurating, especially a ceremonial induction into office
I found this word in the article’ “A literary Visitor Strolls in From the Airport” written by Charles McGrath. In the article in which the word was written in, it states “On that note, still striding briskly, he walked down into Manhattan and across little Italy to his hotel, where he freshened up a bit before walking to the National Arts Club that evening for a reception announcing the Inuaugurtion of a writers retreat on the Scottish island of Jura.”
This word was written to talk about a reception announcing a writer into office.
This word was found in the article ” Here, Poverty And Privilege Are Neighbors; Income Gaps Are a Source Of Resentment and Guilt”. In the sentence in which this word was found, it says, ” They also include tract n Jamaica and St.Albans in Queens, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, in East Harlem and in Chelsea, where one that encompasses everything from new luxury apartment houses and full-floor Condominium lofts to small, decaying apartment buildings.
The author uses the word Condominium to describe a complex of buildings that individually contain owned apartments or houses.
1: WEALTH, AFFLUENCEthe opulence of prerevolutionary monarchs
2: ABUNDANCE, PROFUSIONan opulence of fruits
This word was found in the article ” Here, Poverty And Privilege Are Neighbors; Income Gaps are a Source Of Resentment and Guilt”, written by the author Janny Scott. The sentence says, “They range from Ms.Davis’s neighborhood, where two public housing projects bookended a gentrifying corridor of brownstone and row houses, to an area along the beach in Brooklyn where West End Avenue appears to be a stark line of demarcation between the serene old immigrant opulence of Manhattan Beach and the teeming new-immigrant enclave of Brighton Beach.”
The author uses the word opulence to describe the magnificent and luxurious view of Manhattan Beach.
proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
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Sentence: clearly he would not venture to desend while his enemy moved
annoy continually or chronically
Sentence: There’s something up lifting about hearing a string instrument when in feeling ragged or harried
Think moodily or anxiously about something
Sentence: But it is hardly necessary to dwell on so normal an event