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20 terms

Witch of Blackbird Pond ch 9 -12

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primer
(n.) a first book in reading; beginner's book
precarious
(adj.) not safe or secure; dangerous, risky
vengeance
(n.) with great force or violence, punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence
decorum
(n.) proper behavior; good taste in dress, speech, etc.
malicious
(adj.) showing active ill will; wishing to hurt or make suffer
diligently
(adv.) in a hard-working way
consternation
(n.) great dismay or troubling feeling
retain
(v.) keep; continue to have or hold
discern
(v.) see clearly; recognize
allotted
(adj.) assigned
ingenious
(adj.) skillful in making; good at inventing; cleverly planned or made
cordially
(adv.) in a warm and friendly manner; sincerely, heartily
sanction
(v.) approve, allow
ravenous
(adj.) very hungry
unorthodox
(adj.) not generally accepted, especially in religion
hapless
(adj.) unlucky, unfortunate
heretic
(n.) member of a church who adopts religious beliefs or opinions contrary to the established beliefs of that church
revoke
(v.) take back, cancel, withdraw
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted
wayfarer
(n.) traveler; especially one who travels on foot