Vocabulary Albert Einstein: HIs life and Universe

impish
naughtily or annoyingly playful

thwarted
disappointingly unsuccessful

curvature
the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

instilled
dramatized

affiliation
the act of becoming formally connected or joined

Euclidian
relating to geometry as developed by Euclid

empirical
derived from experiment and observation rather than theory

qualms
misgiving, uneasy fears, especially about matters of conscience

imperative
some duty that is essential and urgent

relented
to give in

Zionism
a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine

wry
humorously sarcastic or mocking

aphorisms
A brief statement- usually onesentence – that expresses some truth about life in terse,easily remembered form

inoculated
zaszczepiony

discrepancy
a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

flummoxed
confused

rebuffed
They guy asked her to Homecoming, but she ___________ him.

berated
scolded sharply, scolded sharply

quixotic
not sensible about practical matters

subtle
faint and difficult to analyze