Literature Short Story- Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets by Jack Finney

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scud

to run or move quickly

convoluted

twisted, complicated

improvise

to do something without preparation

verify

to prove

brittle

rigid but easily broken

indentation

a cut, notch, or deep recess

taut

tightly drawn, tense

spasmodic

characterized by rapid convultions

deftness

dexterous

rasp

to scrape

imperceptible

hard to understand

revel

to delight in

giddy

flighty, frivolous

scrabbling

to scratch or scrape

jar

to produce a harsh, grating sound

interminable

unending

protrude

to project

shard

a fragment

unimpeded

incapable of being slowed

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