Animal Farm Vocab
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a small kitchen or room at the back of a house used for washing dishes and other dirty household work.
the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something
(of a man) affectedly dainty in manner or gait.
cruel and oppressive government or rule.
a person who opposes a majority or official opinion
Using the actions of others for their own use
To be reluctant or unwilling
Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action, despite the attempts of persuasion to do so
having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
A person or animal that is easy to control or influence
Not being being able to be controlled or restrained
Deserving or causing public disagreement or shame
Describes something that happens to a person after they die
A person who owns or manages a pub; someone who collects taxes
A small, organized, dissenting group within a larger one, especially in politics
Involving ignoble actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt
To dig up something that has been buried, such as a corpse, or to discover something that was well hidden
misleading motive or claim
clearly or obviously
the practice/art of using language with fluency
said clearly in distinct syllables
surpassing all others; very distinguished in some way
present and explain (a theory or idea) systematically and in detail
a small area of trees and bushes.
not able to be changed
(especially of a task, process, or journey) requiring considerable effort and time.
"years of laborious training"
(of land) used or suitable for growing crops.
a state of rest, sleep, or tranquility.
vertical; straight up and down; upright
an instance of malignant or malicious behavior or nature
the husks of corn or other seed separated by winnowing or threshing
beet of a variety with a large root, cultivated as feed for livestock.
the crime of killing a child within a year of birth.
cease to resist an opponent or an unwelcome demand; surrende
a disease of birds and mammals that chiefly affects the intestines, caused by coccidia.
make (someone) unable to think or feel properly.
relating to, or constituting a category
a person's face or facial expression.
a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person.
punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong.
be about to happen.
bestowing bliss, blessings, happiness, or the like:
intended or likely to placate or pacify.
of a position or employee) belonging to a superannuation plan.
the state of being involved with others in an illegal activity or wrongdoing.
a person whose business is the disposal of dead or unwanted animals, especially those whose flesh is not fit for human consumption.
sullen and ill-tempered.
a group of people appointed to undertake a mission or take part in a formal process on behalf of a larger group.
(of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.
(of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession.
"one of the world's most eminent statisticians"
f or due from a son or daughter.