26 terms

Touching Spirit Bear Vocabulary


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Defiantly (3)
Definition: Bold disobedience
Part of speech: adverb
Sentence: She stared up at him defiantly ignoring his reference to the countless nonexistent suitors.
Skiff (3)
Definition: A flat-bottomed boat
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.
Omen (3)
Definition: A negative event
Part of speech: Noun
Sentence: It's a bad omen of things to come.
Banishment (3)
definition: Sending someone away
Part of speech: noun
sentence: They were sentenced to banishment in Staten Island at the pleasure of the federal government.
Juvenile (4)
Definition: A young person
part of speech: adjective
Sentence: The city has a juvenile court, and maintains a free employment bureau.
Smirk (5)
Definition: A shrug smile
part of speech: verb
Sentence: She took one look at the smirk on his face
Grudgingly (15)
Definition: a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: We are Russians and will not grudge our blood in defense of our faith, the throne, and the Fatherland!
Shrouded (16)
Definition: wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial.
Part of speech: verb
Sentence: They glimmered faintly, like lights shrouded by fog.
Venomous (24)
Definition: (of animals, especially snakes, or their parts) secreting venom; capable of injecting venom by means of a bite or sting.
Part of speech: Adjective
Sentence: The scorpion is rare, but large and venomous spiders are common.
Sullenly (26)
Definition: A bad-tempered or gloomy person is sullen.
Part of speech: Adjective
Sentence: She sullenly glanced back at the group of men.
Scoffed (33)
Definition: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
Part of speech: verb
Sentence: There was a time when A'Ran would've scoffed at Jeter's mention of a favor.
Collapsed (42)
Definition: fall down or in; give way.
Part of speech: verb
Sentence: Would the cabin collapse around them?
Wavered (44)
Definition: shake with a quivering motion
Part of speech: verb
Sentence: Taran's intensity did not waver as he held her gaze.
obligations (38)
Definition: an act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment.
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: Now, you have an obligation to the monster you created.
Taunted (47)
Definition: provoke or challenge (someone) with insulting remarks.
Part of speech: verb
Sentence: "Going somewhere?" the demon lord taunted
unflinching (49)
Definition: not showing fear or hesitation in the face of danger or difficulty.
Part of speech: adjective
Sentence: These proposals were rendered abortive by the unflinching use of the queen's prerogative.
persistent (52)
Definition: continuing firmly or obstinately in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
Part of speech: adjective
Sentence: Even in her dream she knew it, so why the persistent desire?
disobeyed (54)
Definition: fail to obey (rules, a command, or someone in authority).
Part of speech: verb
Sentence: He began to disobey orders from Madrid and became entangled in intrigues to manage or even to coerce the king.
consequences (55)
Definition: a result or effect of an action or condition.
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: In consequence the special sciences and the wisdom of common life entangle themselves easily and frequently in contradictions.
isolation (56)
Definition: the process or fact of isolating or being isolated.
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: This was a vacation, not an isolation camp.
turbulent (60)
Definition: characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not controlled or calm.
Part of speech: adjective
Sentence: The citizens, however, retained
charred (61)
Definition: partially burn (an object) so as to blacken its surface.
Part of speech: verb
Sentence: "Toni, send your Traveler to grab the driver in the Camaro down the street," Dusty said, returning his gaze to the charred building in front of him.
landscape (64)
Definition: all the visible features of an area of countryside or land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal.
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: The landscape around them was desolate.
nauseating (67)
Definition: causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust; disgusting.
Part of speech: adjective
Sentence: Her knee hit the solid chunk of wood with a nauseating thump.
Eternity (67)
Definition: infinite or unending time
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: I imagine an eternity of punishment as only the Dark One can devise.
inconvenience (69)
Definition: trouble or difficulty caused to one's personal requirements or comfort.
Part of speech: noun
Sentence: At this point the loss of her car was more an inconvenience than anything else

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