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The Color of Water

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Wouldn't
I wouldn't call him if I were you.
Foolishness
He was wearing a foolish grin.
Kaddish
An ancient Jewish prayer sequence regularly recited in the synagogue service, including thanksgiving and praise and concluding with a prayer for universal peace.
Forbidden
A list of forbidden books.
Snuck (past sneak)
He snuck a few cookies out of the jar while his mother wasn't looking.
Hairy
A hairy person or animal has a lot of hair on their body.
Gruff
Unfriendly and impatient.
Button
A small round piece of metal, plastic, etc. that is sewn onto a piece of clothing and used for fastening two parts together.
Seemingly
In a way that appears to be true but may in fact not be.
Soft-spoken
Having a gentle and quiet voice.
Fedora
A type of soft hat for men that has a wide brim.
Beneath
In or to a lower position than somebody/something.
Outward
Toward the outside of something.
Surefooted
Not likely to slip or fall when walking, climbing, or running.
Gentleness
Having or showing a kind and quiet nature : not harsh or violent.
Crossbreed
To make an animal or a plant breed with a different breed; to breed with an animal or a plant of a different breed.
Shaft
The long, narrow part of a weapon, tool and instrument.
Reefer
Marijuana cigarette.
Snatched
To take something quickly and often rudely or roughly.
Shoplifted
To steal things from a shop or store.
Swerved
To change direction suddenly, especially in order to avoid hitting somebody/something.
Oddness
The quality of being strange or unusual.
Nonawareness
Absence of awareness.
Nonchalance
Relaxed and calm in a way that shows that you do not care or are not worried about anything.
Zipping
Energy or speed.
Sting-Ray
A large wide flat sea fish that has a long tail with a sharp sting in it that can cause serious wounds.
Teetering
To stand or move in an unsteady way so that you look as if you are going to fall.
Shakily
While shaking and feeling weak, often because you are ill/sick, emotional or old.
Odder
Strange or unusual.
Thronging
A crowd of people.
Instead
In the place of somebody,something.
Sleeveless
The part of a shirt, jacket, etc., that covers all or part of your arm.
Knucklehead
A person who behaves in a stupid way.
Although
Used for introducing a statement that makes the main statement in a sentence seem surprising.
Eldest
Of people, especially of three or more members of the same family.
Peering
Look keenly or with difficulty at someone or something.
Stood (past stand)
To get up onto your feet from another position.
Whisked
To take somebody/something somewhere very quickly and suddenly.
Ragged
Old and torn.
Hairdos
A way of cutting and arranging someone's hair.
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Dowry
Money and/or property that, in some societies, a wife or her family must pay to her husband when they get married.
Arranger
Plan or organize something in advance.
Vouch
To say that (someone or something) is honest, true, or good.
Wig
Artificial hair.
Sparkling
To perform brilliantly.
Silly
Playful and funny.
Burying
To cover somebody/something with soil, rocks, leaves, etc.
Kick
To hit somebody/something with your foot.