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Vocabulary: The Sneetches & From The Land I Lost

Vocabulary List of The Sneetches & From The Land I Lost in Holt, Elements of Literature, The Holt Reader Introductory Course.
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Confusion
(noun) A mixing of things; puzzlement
Hike
(noun) An extended walk
Equality
(noun) The state of being equal; fairness
Peculiar
(adjective) Strange; suspicious
Sly
(adjective) Cunning; crafty
Keen
(adjective) Eager; excited
Precisely
(adverb) Exactly
Guarantee
(verb) Make certain
Detect
(verb) Discover
Distinguish
(verb) Organize as different; differentiate
Hopeful
(adjective) Optimistic; positive
Celebration
(noun) Party; festival
Ancestor
(noun) The person from whom one is descended [great grandparents]
Altar
(noun) Raised flat surface like a table, where religious ceremonies are performed
Persuade
(verb) Urge; convince
Dawn
(noun) Sunrise, daybreak
Prey
(noun) Animals killed for food by other animals [Predator]; victim
Visualize
(verb) Picture something in the mind; imagine
Ceremony
(noun) Formal procedure; service

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