25 terms

Of Mice and Men Chapt 1&2

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recumbent
reclining; lying down completely or in part
mottled
marked with spots of different color
juncture
a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
morosely
in a sad, gloomy manner
resignedly
giving up, accepting the future
imperiously
commandingly; arrogantly; dominantly
contemplate
to look at or think about carefully; to consider as a possibility
elaborate
marked by complexity and richness of detail
anguished
showing great suffering as from worry or grief
mimicking
to imitate or copy in action, speech, etc.
burlap
a coarse, inexpensive, woven fabric; often used for making grain sacks
ticking
a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers
cultivator
a machine used to loosen the soil while crops are growing
bale
a large bundle of something that has been compressed and tied together
cesspool
A deep hole in the ground into which sewage from sinks, toilets, etc. is drained
bristled
short, stiff hair
complacent
self-satisfied; overly content
dousing
to be drenched with liquid
barley
a type of grain
intently
with great concentration
grizzled
Having fur or hair streaked or tipped with gray
muse
reflect deeply on a subject
solitaire
a card game played by one person
profound
very deep; deeply felt; intellectually deep
apprehensive
fearful or anxious, especially about the future