Tuck Everlasting Voc

Tuck Everlasting Voc

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accomplice: (n.) a personwho helps another breakthe law
accusations: (n.) a claim orcharge that a person isguilty of doing somethingwrong
accustomed: (v.) to make used to
anguish: (n.) great suffering caused by worry,grief, or pain
barbarian: (n.) a crude person
bovine: (adj.) having qualities of cows or oxen
cahoots: (n.) partnership
catholic: (adj.) broad in tastes and interest
colander: (n.) a bowl with holes in the bottom andsides for draining liquids
consolingly: (adv.) acting in a comforting way
exultant: (adj.) jubilant; extremely joyous
falter: (v.) to hesitate
galling: (v.) to annoy or irritate
gallows: (n.) a wooden frame with a rope that was used for executing a person by hanging
grimace: (n.) to twist the muscles of the face into anegative expression
helter-skelter: (adv.) in confusion or disorder
illiterate: (n.) having littleor no education; personwho cannot read or write
implore: (v.) to beg or plead with great feeling
intrusions: (n.) the act of wrongly entering someone'sproperty without permission
jaunty: (adj.) lively
remorseless: (adj.) having no regret or guilt aboutdoing something wrong
resentfully: (adv.) acting or speaking with displeasureabout something that is wrong
reservoir: (n.) a place where a liquid is collectedand stored for use
rueful: (adj.) regretful, mournful
self-deprecation: (n.) the act of making little of oneself, or disparaging oneself
tangent: (n.) an abrupt change of course
unflinchingly: (adv.) steadfastly
constable: (n.) a police officer in a town or village
contentedly: (adv.) acting satisfied
custody: (n.) the right or duty to take care ofsomeone or something
decisively: (adv.) acting with resolve
dismay: (n.) the loss of courage or confidence inthe face of trouble
elated: (v.) to be filled with joy
embankment: (n.) a long wall or natural structure used to hold backwater or hold up a roadway
evidently: (adv.) clearly; obviously
exasperate: (v.) irritate
exertion: (n.) effort put forth
luxurious: (adj.) giving a feeling of comfortand pleasure
marionette: (n.) a puppet or small-jointed doll that ismoved using strings or wires
meager: (adj.) of poor quality or small amount
melancholy: (adj.) sad;filled with gloom sad; filled with gloom
parch: (v.) to make very hot or dry
parson: (n.) clergyman
perilous: (adj.) dangerous
persist: (v.) to refuse to give up
petulance: (n.) rudeness in speech or behavior
plaintively: (adv.) expressing suffering
prostrate: (adj.) having no vitality or will to rise

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