Number the Stars Vocabulary

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obstinate

persist stubbornly

occupation

the act of occupying or taking possession of something or someplace

sabotage

to deliberately destroy or damage

haughty

snobbish, overly proud

exasperated

bothered, irritated

hoodlum

an aggressive and violent young criminal

condescendingly

In a superior or haughty way

ration

to give out scarce items on a limited basis

contempt

open disrespect for a person or thing

staccato

short and detached

mourning

state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one

typhus

Contagious disease spread by lice

sprawling

spreading out carelessly

latticed

a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arranged to form a diagonal pattern

warily

cautiously, with great care

deprivation

act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

permeated

spread throughout

tantalize

to tease, torment by teasing

executed

put to death

sneering

to smile, laugh, or contort the face in a manner that shows scorn or contempt

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