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Whale Rider

Vocab words

TermDefinition
optimistic positive “open”
pessimistic negative, “pest”
capsize verb, to turn over(in liquid)
concede to give in, give up
patriarchal male-based society
fledgling young “bird,” new to flight
indigenous native(from that area) to a land or area
illiterate not literate, can’t read
disconsolate glum, sad, depressed
descendent individuals who will continue a legacy--children
destiny one’s fate
legacy the impact one leaves behind after he or she is gone
rebellious adj, going against, defiant, ready to fight (belli-root means to fight, war-like)
adversity n problem, difficulty
obstinate adj, stubborn
perverse adj, contrary, argumentative, stubborn minded
conventional (custom) adj, usual as in practice, “normal”, “regular”
vigil n, a spiritual time of “watching” and waiting
prophet someone who “sees” into the future and will lead
humility quiet, modest, unassertive, lack of arrogance
Created by: ECruz23