Our vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 28 focuses on a commonly-used word. It typically evokes a particular image in people’s minds. The vocab word is…
Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘mob’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.
(n.) a large and disorderly crowd of people
often bent on riotous or destructive action
- Language of Origin: Latin
- Mobile vulgus = “vacillating crowd”
- Straightforward sentence: After leaving the basketball game, I lost my friend in the mob outside the arena.
- Sentence from the chapter: “There sat his poor henchman in the degrading stocks, the sport and butt of a dirty mob…” (p. 171)
- Other forms: mob (v.), mobbish (adj.)
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