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Of Mice and Men Vocabulary
vocabulary from the book "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
Terms in this set (50)
Adverb, Very aggressively with evil intent.
Verb, To turn away or aside; to ward off or prevent
Verb, to be wilder or confused; lost in thought.
Verb, to put water, or splash water on an object.
Verb, to handle roughly, treat badly or beat something badly.
Adjective, lacking in quantity, or fullness.
Adjective, to be sorry, apologetic and really disappointed.
Adverb, in a way that shows unhappiness, depressed way.
Adjective, aware of and responding to ones surroundings.
Noun, anger and annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment.
Adjective, heavily loaded or weighed down.
Adverb, In a self-satisfied manner.
Adverb, with skepticism: in a doubtful manner.
Verb, to give a display of exaggeration, effection, to gain favor.
Adverb, in a blunt mannor.
Verb, to look at thoughtfully.
Noun, A joint where things come together.
Adjective, mark with spots of smears of color.
Adjective, showing critical or disrespectful manner.
Noun, A leguminous plant with clover like leaves and bluish flowers, used often for livestock feed (used to feed rabbits).
Verb, crouch down in fear.
Noun, contemptuous, ridicule, or mockery (taunting).
Adverb, without respect: in a scornful manner.
Noun or Verb, Noun: a swamp or the dropping of dead tissue off living flesh. Verb: cost off or shed.
Adjective, containing carefully arranged pieces or details; detailed and complicated in designs and planning, very intricate.
Adjective, anxious or scares that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
Adjective, lame horse; has a limp.
Adverb, in a careful or cautious way.
Noun, any disease composed of inflammation in the joints, muscles and fibrous tissue.
Adjective, lying down, inactive.
Adjective, stiffly dignified or formal, as speech or lifestyle.
Noun, any filthy receptacle or place.
Adverb, To express yourself. In a gloomy mannor, ill-humored.
Adjective, aggressively, hostile.
Adverb, portending evil, threatening.
Adverb, showing deep and solem respect, religious quality.
Noun, Coarse fiber fabric.
Verb, appease the anger of anxiety to someone or something, to pacify.
Verb, detach, loose, free.
Verb, Definition: Assess the value or quality of set price of; value.
Adjective, Definition:Feeling or expressing contempt or derision.
Verb, definition: Become less intense, violent, or severe.
Adverb,definition:Bad tempered and sulky.
Adjective, definition Dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest.
Adjective, Definition: experiencing or expressing severe mental or physical pain or suffering.
Adjective, Definition: Deserving censure or condemnation.
Noun, definition: Scattered fragments, typically of something wrecked or destroyed.
Adverb, definition: Domineering in a haughty manner, dictatorial
Adverb, definition:Containing an apology or excuse for a fault, failure, insult, and injury.
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