Vocabulary for Act 2 scenes 2, 3, 4, & 5 of The Diary of Anne Frank

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disgruntled

Displeased and discontented.

onslaught

An assault of criticism, or actual fighting; usually in crowds or mobs

inarticulate

Unable to express oneself.

poise

Proud, confident; presenting

go to one's head

Making someone vain, or over confident

on edge

Tense and nervous.

run the gauntlet

Go through a series of troubles or difficulties

intuition

Direct perception of the truth.

foreboding

Negative prediction

let off steam

To release one's pent up emotions

stealthy

Sneaky

liberate

To free

pandemonium

Total and complete chaos

convulsive

Having uncontrollable spasms or movements.

cognac

Brandy liquor

indignation

Anger due to feeling you have unfair treatment

remorse

Regret; sorrow/ lament

ineffectual

Not causing a change

reassure

to restore someone's confidence

siding

Corner piece of rail road tracks.

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