14 terms

Angela's Ashes Reading

More vocabulary for Friday's quiz!
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sibling
a person's brother or sister
abandon
leave someone who needs or counts on you
meager
deficient in amount or quality or extent
existence
the state or fact of existing
misery
a feeling of intense unhappiness
flood
the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
yearn
have a desire for something or someone who is not present
torment
intense feelings of suffering
dilapidated
in poor condition from neglect or age
defense
protection from harm
relentless
never-ceasing
poverty
the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
hopelessness
the despair you feel when you have abandoned hope of comfort or success
humor
the quality of being funny