Shades of Gray Ch 4-9

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boastful

tending to boast or brag

conscription

a policy where individuals are forced by law to enlist in the army

derision

ridicule; the act of treating someone with contempt or hatred

dismay

a feeling of upset and worry in the face of trouble

dubious

doubtful or hesitant; suspicious

hankering

a craving; a desire to have something or do something

indignant

extremely angry because of something unjust or unfair; resentful

insolently

rudely, disrespectfully, boldly without respect in speech or behavior

lanky

ungracefully thin and tall

ominous

threatening; giving a sign of future trouble or evil

peevish

easily irritated or annoyed; someone who argues a lot; querulous

ramrod

the rod used to push a lead ball down the barrel of a muzzle-loading weapon

reverie

a daydream or a condition of being lost in your thoughts

rueful

sorrowful or remorseful; regretful of wrongdoing; full of sorrow or pity

scowl

an angry expression

sheepish

shameful; embarrassed;

slake

to satisfy or quench (like thirst)

tamped

pressed down or packed together

varmint

an irritating or obnoxious person; insect or animal that is harmful or destructive

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