Unbroken – Laura Hillenbrand

January 5, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Social Science, Anthropology, Mythology
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Unbroken – Laura Hillenbrand Home

Unbroken – Home 

ravaged – (verb) destructive damage 



Louie was so snide to her, right in front of friends, that she walked off the boat.

collateral – (noun) an item of value pledged for the payment of a loan 



One day he opened a newspaper and saw a story that riveted his attention.

snide – (adj.) a nasty comment implying other wrongdoing. 



He spoke of the war and the nightmares, and came home feeling as turbulent as when he’d left.

riveted - (verb) to hold attention firmly 



By night, the sergeant lashed him, hungry and feral.

turbulent – (adj.) being in a disturbed mental state 



The health repercussions often lasted for decades.

feral – (adj.) existing in a wild, savage state 



Respiratory diseases were rampant.

repercussions - (noun) the result or consequence of some remote of some event or action 



Physically, almost every one of them was ravaged.

rampant – (adj.) unrestrained and widespread action 



- Vocabulary

Louie had to tap a friend for a $1,000 loan, staking his Chevy convertible as collateral.

cleave – (verb) to cut or split apart 

She couldn’t cleave him from alcoholism or his murderous obsession.

ravaged – (verb) destructive damage

Physically, almost every one of them was ravaged.

rampant – (adj.) unrestrained

and

widespread action

Respiratory diseases, from infections and exposure to unbreathable air in factories and mines, were rampant.

repercussions - (noun) the result or consequence of some remote of some event or action

The health repercussions often lasted for decades.

Feral – (adj.) existing in a wild, savage state

By night, the sergeant lashed him, hungry and feral.

turbulent – (adj.) being in a state of agitation or tumult; disturbed: He spoke of the war and the nightmares, and came home feeling as turbulent as when he’d left.

riveted - (verb) to hold attention firmly

One day he opened a newspaper and saw a story that riveted his attention.

snide – (adj.) a nasty comment implying other wrongdoing.

Louie was so snide to her, right in front of friends, that she walked off the boat.

collateral – (noun) an item of value pledged for the payment of a loan

Louie had to tap a friend for a $1,000 loan, staking his Chevy convertible as collateral.

cleave – (verb) to cut or split apart

She couldn’t cleave him from alcoholism or his murderous obsession.

Name ____________

1st Period

Symptoms and Behaviors of US POWs home from WWII.

Name ____________

Symptoms and Behaviors of Louis Zamperini after coming home from the war.

Name ____________

2nd Period

Symptoms and Behaviors of US POWs home from WWII.

Name ____________

Symptoms and Behaviors of Louis Zamperini after coming home from the war.

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