“The Hate U Give” Vocabulary
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Tolerance DEF + POS
Noun - Capacity to endure pain or hardship.
She had an intolerance to milk.
Magnanimous DEF + POS
Adjective - Showing or suggesting a lofty and courageous spirit.
Her magnanimous spirit led her to do things she had never done before.
Malicious DEF + POS
Adjective - Having or showing a desire to cause harm to someone.
His malicious actions led to the suffering of others.
Aphorism DEF + POS
Noun - A concise statement of a principle.
She believed strongly in the aphorism “Life is what you make of it.”
Excruciating DEF + POS
Adjective - To inflict intense pain on: torture.
It was excruciatingly painful to be around people that hurt her before.
Venture DEF + POS
Verb - To proceed especially in the face of danger.
He ventured openly into the unknown.
Malaise DEF + POS
Noun - A vague sense of mental or moral Ill-being
Often in a state of malaise, she struggled to keep up with her life.
Hapless DEF + POS
Adjective - Having no luck.
She was hapless; everything was going wrong.
Capriciousness DEF + POS
Noun - A sudden, impulsive, and seemingly unmotivated notion or action.
Burdened by capriciousness, he slowly mowed the lawn.
Immaculate DEF + POS
Adjective - Spotlessly clean.
Her room was immaculate; not a speck of dust.