58 terms

Anne Frank Set 2


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to sew *
to join, fasten, or repair (something) by making stitches with a needle and thread
to protest *
to express an objection to what someone has said or done
to lunge for something
to make a sudden forward thrust of the body
dignified *
having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect
to resent something *
to feel bitterness or indignation at (a circumstance, action, or person)
extravagant *
lacking restraint in spending money or using resources
ashamed *
embarrassed or guilty because of one's
done without delay
make a loud, harsh, squealing sound
to fling
to throw or hurl forcefully
dramatic *
intending or intended to create an effect
outraged *
really angry
an essay, especially one written by a school or college student
intolerable *
unable to be endured
insufferable *
too extreme to bear; intolerable
to tripping
to cause (someone) to fall down
absurd *
wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate
For Heaven's sake!
an expression used for emphasizing that you are annoyed or impatient with someone
a casserole
a large covered glass dish
to be absorbed in something *
to be really interested in and captivated by the process of doing something
to be vile
extremely unpleasant
swarming with
be crowded or over full with
to hang around
loiter; wait around
a dunce
a person who is slow at learning
hopeless *
inadequate; incompetent
sprawling *
sit, lie, or fall with one's arms and legs spread out in an awkward way
in a very deliberate manner; with a purpose in mind
to quarrel
to have an angry argument or disagreement
an errand *
a short journey undertaken in order to deliver or collect something
to starch a shirt
stiffen (fabric or clothing) with starch
having formally agreed to marry
factory, mill, workshop
to mimic someone *
to imitate someone
to aggravate someone *
to annoy or exasperate (someone), especially persistently
to show off *
make a deliberate or pretentious display of one's abilities or accomplishments
relating to the running of a home or to family relations
speaking to someone or about something in a scornfully mocking way
courtesy *
the showing of politeness in one's attitude and behavior toward others
mental or emotional strain
to be rebellious
to show a desire to resist authority or control
to beg
ask (someone) earnestly or humbly for something
to become conscious of *
to recognize something or become aware of something
to consult
to seek information or advice from
You want to make a bet? *
an expression used to suggest that one believes that they are correct in spite of what someone else has suggested
a life line
a metaphorical last connection to survival
to scribble
write or draw (something) carelessly or hurriedly
to humiliate *
make (someone) feel ashamed and foolish
characteristic (adj) *
typical of a particular person, place, or thing
to be deported
for a foreigner to be sent out of a country
to ship someone off
to send someone away
to put something off *
to delay doing something
to get settled
get comfortable and situated
to resume *
to start again after a pause
to bear with someone or something *
to put up with, to deal with
to fortify *
to make something stronger
a bargeman
a person who works on a barge
to get someone's back up
to make someone annoyed or angry
to flirt *
behave as though attracted to or trying to attract someone, but for amusement rather than with serious intentions