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“Diary of Anne Frank”. Vocabulary Defined. conspicuous. noticeable. Mazeltov. “good luck” in Hebrew or Yiddish. resent. Feel angry out of a sense of unfairness. insufferable. unbearable. bewildered. Hopelessly confused. fatalist. One who believes that all events are determined by fate. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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“Diary of Anne Frank”

Vocabulary Defined

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conspicuous

noticeable

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Mazeltov

“good luck” in Hebrew or Yiddish

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resent

Feel angry out of a sense of unfairness

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insufferable

unbearable

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bewildered

Hopelessly confused

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fatalist

One who believes that all events are determined by fate

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carillon

Set of bells, each producing one note of the scale

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capitulation

surrender

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Plus fours

Loose knickers (short pants) worn for active sports

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Green Police

Dutch Gestapo or Nazi Police, who wore green uniforms and were known for their brutality. They

raided houses to round up victims.

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mercurial

Quick or changeable in behavior

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ration books

Books of stamps given to ensure the equal distribution of scarce items, such as meat or gasoline,

in times of shortage

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Black Market

Illegal way of buying scarce items without ration stamps

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tension

A nervous, worried, or excited state that makes relaxation

impossible

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St. Nicholas Day

December 6, the day Christian children in the Netherlands

receive gifts

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Hanukkah

Jewish celebration that lasts eight days

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Menorah

Candle holder with nine candles, used during Hanukkah

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Shamos

Candle used to light the others in a menorah

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Mauthausen

Village in Austria that was the site of a Nazi concentration camp

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cultured

Educated, polished, and refined

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makeshift

A temporary substitute

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threadbare

Having the nap worn down; frayed or shabby

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satchel

A small bag often having a shoulder strap