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the giver vocabulary chapter 14 english

vocabulary
a language user's knowledge of words
English
the discipline that studies the English language and literature
14
the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
out-of-the-box thinking
thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions
on-the-scene(a)
at the scene of action
pellitory-of-the-wall
herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers
kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate
annual with broadly ovate leaves and slender drooping spikes of crimson flowers
chapter
any distinct period in history or in a person's life
crown-of-the-field
European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed
loop-the-loop
a flight maneuver
round-the-clock
at all times
chapter
a local branch of some fraternity or association
chapter
an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
hole-in-the-wall
a small unpretentious out-of-the-way place
vocabulary
a listing of the words used in some enterprise
chapter
a series of related events forming an episode
man-of-the-earth
long-rooted morning glory of western United States
English
(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
out-of-the-way
out of the ordinary
Rain-in-the-Face
a chief of the Sioux
on-the-job
relating to or associated with a job or employment
snow-on-the-mountain
annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milk
under-the-counter
done or sold illicitly and secretly;
off-the-cuff
with little or no preparation or forethought
English
of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture
spur-of-the-moment
in response to an unforeseen need
lady-of-the-night
West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers
vocabulary
the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)
hen-of-the-woods
large grayish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees
full-of-the-moon
the time when the moon is fully illuminated
jack-in-the-box
plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened
over-the-counter(a)
purchasable without a doctor's prescription
man-of-the-earth
tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root
gill-over-the-ground
trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets
state-of-the-art
the highest level of development at a particular time (especially the present time)
on-the-spot(a)
at the scene of action
jack-in-the-pulpit
common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix
old-man-of-the-woods
edible mild-tasting mushroom found in coniferous woodlands of eastern North America
chapter
a subdivision of a written work
around-the-clock
at all times
over-the-hill
too old to be useful
stick-in-the-mud
someone who moves slowly
English-weed
South African bulbous wood sorrel with showy yellow flowers
Rain-giver
an epithet for Jupiter
out-of-the-way
improper or even offensive
14
being one more than thirteen
English-Gothic
a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England
under-the-table
designed and carried out secretly or confidentially
will-o'-the-wisp
a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
behind-the-scenes
designed and carried out secretly or confidentially
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