Their Eyes Were Watching God Vocab List
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a hole so deep or a space so great that it cannot be measured; a bottemless pit; a deep gulf
bold; acting or done is a shocking way; unafraid of shame or embarrassment
to express sadness, sympathy, or compassion
N. an opinion or idea formed without proof or sufficient evidence; an interference or a guess
V.to form n opinion or idea wihout proof; to guess
to alleviate or lessen grief or sadness
to make someone too afraid to do something; to destroy the resolve or courage of a person or being
correct or proper behavior that shows respect and good manners; etiquettel politeness
skillful or clever; dexterous
to damage or trea with disrespect (especially something considered holy); to profane; to violate
to become larger or wider
the act of officially ending a marriage, organization, or agreement
to gradually become smaller or less; to shrink
to come out from a source; to send something out; to emit; to release; to discharge
to praise someone who has died; to remember someone who has died in either writing, in a speech, or through action
causing trouble; hard to manage or control; full of anger and disagreement
respect or honor; something that is done to honor someone or something else; tribute
a large group of people; a swarm
doubtful; skeptical; unwilling to beleive something
N. the power, right, or authority to interpret or apply the law
N. the are within which a particular system of laws is used
a deep cut or tear of the flesh
Adj. lacking strength, energy, or activity
Adj. giving or using a large amount of something; decadent; having a very rich and expensive quality
N. a heavy hammer
V. to ebat, bruise, handle roughly, attack, and/or injure.
N. something that annoys someone; an annoyance.
V. to annoy, aggravate, or bother
Adj. very boring or dull
Adj. slow or awkward because of weight and size
N. a person who had a job or position before someone else; an ancestor.
V. to hurt, kill, or punish; to hit very hard
V. to captivate or take one's attention.
Adj. very heavy and wet; soaked
Adj. angry or unhappy; gloomy; silent; somber
sol- "alone" or "only"
Adj. easily seen or recognized; able to be touched or felt; physical
Adj. rude and unfriendly; menacing or threatening
N. the quality of being confident or unafraid of danger; recklessness
V. to change the appearance of something or someone
Latin roots: trans-/ tra-/ tran- "across"
fig- "to form" or "shape"
Adj. not lasting long or staying long in one place; fleeting; temporary; transitory.
N. a person who does not have a permanent home; migrant.
trans-/ tra-/tran- "across"
N. something that does not have much value
V. to talk in a jesting or mocking manner; to treat someone or something as unimportant; to toy with
V. to gradually deprive of a mother's milk; to accustom a person to managing without something on which they have become dependent or of which they have become excessively fond.