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Vocabulary Set: Roll of Thunder 6-8

Vocabulary Words assigned from book Roll of Thunder By Mildred D. Taylor, chapters 6-8.
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Audible
(adj.) Capable of being heard, loud enough to be heard
Synonyms: Clear, distinct, loud enough
Reprimand
(v.) To scold, to censure
Synonyms: scolding, lecture, talking- to
Vanity
(n.) To proud of oneself, conceit; a small table for putting on makeup
Synonyms: arrogance, smugness, big-headedness, pride, smugness
Indignant
(adj.) Angry because of something that is not right, resentful
Synonyms: disgruntled, exasperated, heated, riled, upset
Ominously
(adv.) looking or sounding as if something bad will happen; foreboding, threatening
Synonyms: darkly, fatefully, perilously
Smirk
(n.) a smug expression, a twisted smile
Synonyms: sneer, grin, leer
Flaunting
(v.) to parade or display in an obvious or showy way; to ignore or treat with disdain or contempt
Synonyms: showing off, boasting
Candidly
(adv.) to be frank or outspoken, straightforward; free from reservation; impartial; informal, unposed
Synonyms: honestly, openly, sincerely, naturally, casually
Protrude
(v.) to stick out
Synonyms: bulge, poke out
Impaled
(v.) to pierce
Synonyms: puncture, run through
Sauntered
(v.) to stroll, to walk slowly, to meander
Synonyms: amble, ramble, tarry
Shunned
(v.) to stay away from, to deliberately avoid
Synonyms: elude, ignore, shun
distastefully
(adv.) unpleasant, offensive, causing dislike
Synonyms: displeasingly
flinch
(v.) to hesitate, to make a nervous movement away
Synonyms: cringe, recoil
Interjected
(v.) to insert between other things
Synonyms: interrupt, insinuate, put in