Vocabulary
The Pigman
Vocabulary
Essays
The Pigman

100

customary series of acts
Ritual

100

Bobo
Who is Mr. Pignati's bestfriend

100

fearful concern or nervousness
What is anxiety

100

The basis of your paper, states your opinion on the topic and lets the reader know what to expect.
What is the Claim

100

$10.00
The donation Mr. Pignati gave John and Loraine

200

hostile; given to arguing or fighting
Antagonistic

200

California
Where Mr. Pignati says his wife went to visit

200

Mortified
to be extremely embarrassed or ashamed

200

facts, statistics, and expert opinions that back up your reasons
What is Evidence

200

The outcasts
Who are Norton and Dennis

300

What are Lies
Prevarications

300

Bore
Who is Mr. Conlan (John's Dad)

300

Omens
What are clues or signs as to what will happen in the future

300

The main characters in the story
Who are John and Loraine

300

Mr. Pignati served John and Loraine this to drink
What is wine

400

the act of charity intended to help a person or a group of people
Philanthropy

400

What is when Loraine was attacked by the peacock
The second omen in the story

400

Ingrate
An ungrateful person

400

John's curse words in the book
“@#$%”

400

What Mr. Pignati collected
Pigs

500

unconsciously
subliminally

500

Who is the author of the Pigman
Paul Zindel

500

of the night; active at night
What is nocturnal

500

What is a Counter Claim
a statement that goes against your claim.

500

a writer
What Loraine wants to be when she grows up