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20 terms

Lyddie Vocab. Ch. 1-3

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fetched
went and got; brought
battering
striking with repeated blows so as to bruise, break, or get out of shape; pounding
adversary
person or group opposing or hostile to another person or group; enemy
contradicting
saying the opposite of what (a person) has said
specter
figurative-a thing that causes terror or dread
trousseau
a bride's outfit of clothes, linen, or the like
beholden
under personal obligation for favors or services; in debt
radical
favoring extreme changes or reforms; extreme
tweak
to seize and pull with a sharp jerk and twist
dubious
feeling doubt; wavering or hesitating in opinion; inclined to doubt
bleating
the crying of a sheep, goat, or calf
adherence
a holding to and following closely
noxious
very harmful; poisonous
obliged
binded by a promise, contract, or duty; compelled, forced; required
fallow
plowed but not seeded for a season or more
bellowing
making a loud, deep noise
tediously
something that is long and tiring; boring
exasperated
irritated very much; annoyed greatly; made angry
servitude
the condition of being a slave; slavery
comrade
person who shares in what another is doing; fellow worker