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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
English-Gothic
a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England
under-the-counter
done or sold illicitly and secretly;
under-the-table
designed and carried out secretly or confidentially
off-the-cuff
with little or no preparation or forethought
over-the-counter drug
a drug that is sold without a prescription
lily-of-the-valley tree
broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
English
of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture
on-the-scene(a)
at the scene of action
behind-the-scenes
designed and carried out secretly or confidentially
stick-in-the-mud(p)
(used pejoratively) out of fashion
will-o'-the-wisp
a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
English-Gothic architecture
a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England
loop-the-loop
a flight maneuver
English
the people of England
chapter
a local branch of some fraternity or association
out-of-the-way(a)
remote from populous or much-traveled regions
middle-of-the-road
not extreme, especially in political views
round-the-clock
at all times
full-of-the-moon
the time when the moon is fully illuminated
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
jack-in-the-box
plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened
over-the-shoulder bombing
a special case of loft bombing in which the bomb is released past the vertical so it is tossed back to the target
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
English
an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch
toad-in-the-hole
sausage baked in batter
will-o'-the-wisp
an illusion that misleads
vocabulary
a listing of the words used in some enterprise
over-the-counter(a)
purchasable without a doctor's prescription
up-to-the-minute
up to the immediate present
off-the-rack
(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock
jack-in-the-pulpit
common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
ring-around-the-rosy
a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat
kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate
annual with broadly ovate leaves and slender drooping spikes of crimson flowers
pellitory-of-the-wall
herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers
over-the-counter medicine
a drug that is sold without a prescription
giver
person who makes a gift of property
lady-of-the-night
West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers
English-speaking
able to communicate in English
run-of-the-mill
not special in any way
spur-of-the-moment
in response to an unforeseen need
head-in-the-clouds
absent-mindedly irresponsible
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
vocabulary
the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)
over-the-counter market
a stock exchange where securities transactions are made via telephone and computer rather than on the floor of an exchange
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