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25 terms

Of Mice & Men

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Acres
Units of measuring land.
Anguished
experiencing intense pain especially mental pain
Bucking
to throw large bags of grain on a truck
Bindle
blanket rolled with one's belongings
Carp
the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed
Contemplate
reflect deeply on a subject
Debris
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
Heron
gray or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
Mimicking
to imitate or copy in action, speech, etc.
Morosely
in a sad, gloomy manner
Sycamore
a type of tree
Bale
a large bundle bound for storage or transport
Archly
playfully
Brindled
having a gray or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring
Disengage
become free
Gingerly
with extreme care or delicacy
Lashed
tied tightly
Mollified
to soften in feeling or temper, soothed; calmed
Pugnacious
ready and able to resort to force or violence
Slough
(v.) to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through as if through mud;
Rheumatism
any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues
Aloof
reserved, distant
Meager
scanty; inadequate
Gingham
a checkered cotton fabric
Writhed
twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)