Although her family was considered nouveau riche, Penelope manipulated the complex machinations of high society to her favor using her decadent family home, lavish parties, elaborate fashions, and her naturally cunning nature.
(This sentence is based on The Luxe series and was inspired while I writing a review for the blog! Use http://www.thesaurus.com/ and http://www.dictionary.com/ to help you translate it.)
Official Word Nerd Rules:
- Once a month, I will post a sentence with vocabulary words in boldface.
- You have one week to look up the words, translate the sentence into normal language, and post a response in the comment section (with first name and last initial, please).
- Participants must be students in grades 6 to 12 who regularly visit Sellers Library.
- After one week, the person with the most accurate translation will get a prize.
- Entries may be similar and use some of the same words.
- If no entry is entirely accurate, I reserve the right not to pick a winner.