The Greatest Salesman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Scroll Marked 3:

I will persist until I succeed.

course

to flow freely

  • Tears were coursing down her cheeks.

 

no avail

no help or benefit

  • All her shouting was to no avail; no one could hear her.

tremor

a trembling or shaking

  • I heard a tremor in her voice.

trifling

unimportant or trivial

  • a trifling sum of money

toil

to work extremely hard

  • Farm workers toiled in the heat.

wrath

extreme anger

  • He hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father's wrath.

beckon

to make a gesture with the hand, arm, or head to encourage someone to come nearer or follow

  • Adam beckoned to Miranda.

prescribe

to lay down a rule

  • School rules prescribe daily activity.

 

lull

to calm or send to sleep, typically with soothing sounds or movements

  • The rhythm of the boat lulled her to sleep.

prod

to poke (someone) with a finger, foot, or pointed object

  • He prodded her in the ribs to stop her snoring.