Of Mice & Men

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Acres

Units of measuring land.

Anguished

experiencing intense pain especially mental pain

Bucking

to throw large bags of grain on a truck

Bindle

blanket rolled with one's belongings

Carp

the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed

Contemplate

reflect deeply on a subject

Debris

the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

Heron

gray or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill

Mimicking

to imitate or copy in action, speech, etc.

Morosely

in a sad, gloomy manner

Sycamore

a type of tree

Bale

a large bundle bound for storage or transport

Archly

playfully

Brindled

having a gray or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring

Disengage

become free

Gingerly

with extreme care or delicacy

Lashed

tied tightly

Mollified

to soften in feeling or temper, soothed; calmed

Pugnacious

ready and able to resort to force or violence

Slough

(v.) to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through as if through mud;

Rheumatism

any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues

Aloof

reserved, distant

Meager

scanty; inadequate

Gingham

a checkered cotton fabric

Writhed

twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)

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