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Little House on the Prairie, 4th-8th, Vocabulary

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jamboree
a large festive gathering
earnest
a serious and intent mental state
barred
to fasten with a bar
sod
the grass covered surface of the ground
billow
a rolling mass (as of flame or smoke) that resembles a high wave
furrow
something that resembles the track of a plow
shrill
to utter or emit an acute piercing sound
flutter
to move about or behave in an agitated aimless manner
queer
differing in some odd way from what is usual or normal
bundles
a group of things fastened together for convenient handling
bristle
to rise and stand stiffly erect, to show anger
contradict
to say the opposite of what has been said
cower
to shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from
dwindle
to become steadily less; shrink
hew
to cut with blows of a heavy cutting instrument
massacre
the brutal killing of a very large number of people, often in
rafter
any of the parallel beams that support a roof
savory
pleasing to the taste or smell
sham
something that is false and not what it seems to be
surly
mean, rude or unfriendly