"The Crossing" Vocabulary Quiz

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Students will be quizzed on their comprehension of highlighted vocabulary terms from the novel, "The Crossing," by Gary Paulsen.

perpetual

continual, ongoing

bridled

draw up the head & chin in disapproval

sterile

bare, free from bacteria

eddy

small whirlpool or current running counter to the main current

litany

reciting a long prayer or tedious description

garishly

showy or tastelessly colorful

obliterating

destroying

culvert

drain or water crossing under a road

congregate

gather or assemble

Pancho Villa

Mexican revolutionary General and outlaw

interdict

To cut down or destroy

whorls

a curl

feinted

deceptive action

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