family under the bridge vocabulary

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niche

a position particulary well suited to the person who occupies it

celluloid

the material used to make film

vagabond

someone who is homeless and moves from a lot; a begger

alms

voluntary contributions to aid the poor

sauerkraut

shredded cabbage that has fermented in its own juice

idly

avoiding work

carcass

the body of a dead animal

chagrin

a dissapointment

pavilion

large and often sumptious tent

gargoyle

an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

dingy

dirty or faded

fastidiously

in an extremely neat, organized manner

wheedle

influence or urge with gentle wording, caressing, or flattering

tantalizing

tempting

chilblain

an itching sore or redness on the hands or feet caused chiefly by exposure to the cold

indignant

angered at something unjust or wrong

loom

appear very large or occupy a commanding position

butress

a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns

asphalt

a black, tar - like substance used for paving roads

quartet

a group of four people

brazier

a metal container that holds hot coals

meander

to follow a winding, turning course

sodden

wet through and through

quay

a landing place constructed along an edge or body of water

chilblains

an itch or sore on the hands or feet

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