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Sounder Vocab

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punctuated
to give emphasis
whetstone
a fine grained stone used for sharpening cutting tools
sharecropper
a tenant who gives a part of each crop for rent
addled
make unable to think clearly
calloused
unsympathetic or hardened
plaintive
sounding sad or mournful
constrained
severely restricted, to compel or oblige someone to do something
kernels
the softer usually edible part of a seed, fruit or nut
pallet
a straw mattress, a makeshift
mange
a skin disease usually in mammals caused by parasitic mites
tannery
a place where animal hides are tanned
poultice
a soft moist mass of material typically a plant or flower applied to the body to relieve soreness
famished
extremely hungry or starved
perkish
lively or cheery
remote
far away or distant
cistern
a tank for storing a liquid or an underground reservoir
convict
someone declared guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of the jury or decision of a judge in count of law
hobbled
walk in an awkward way typically because of pain or injury
conjured
v.) make something appear unexpectedly or seemingly out of nowhere as if by magic adj.) affected by magic
mellow
pleasantly smooth, sweet, or soft
rivulets
streamlet, mini river
askew
not in a straight or level position
tuckered
exhausted or worn out
sultry
hot and/or humid
withered
to become dry and shriveled because of lacked of liquid