American Lit Week 14

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Vocabulary

impede

v. to interfere with or slow the progress of

queue

n. to form or wait in a line

torrid

adj. intensely hot

fraught

n. teeming with; laden full; causing emotional distress

askew

adj. to one side; crooked

accolade

n. an award or expression of praise

trepidation

n. fear; a state of anxiety or fear that makes you tremble

temerity

n. reckless; wild craziness; disregard for danger

wane

v. to decrease gradually

oust

v. to eject; to force out; eject

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