19 terms

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian , "Red Versus White" Chapter 22 page 152-158

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Random
made, done, happening, or chosen without method or conscious decision.
Crappy
of extremely poor quality.
Folk
of or relating to the traditional art or culture of a community or nation.
Eccentric
(of a person or their behavior) unconventional and slightly strange.
Carnivals
a period of public revelry at a regular time each year, typically during the week before Lent in Roman Catholic countries, involving processions, music, dancing, and the use of masquerade.
Freaky
very odd, strange, or eccentric.
Binge
a short period devoted to indulging in an activity to excess, especially drinking alcohol or eating.
Goofy
foolish; harmlessly eccentric.
Tolerant
showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with.
Epileptics
a person who has epilepsy
Shamans
a person regarded as having access to, and influence in, the world of good and evil spirits, especially among some peoples of northern Asia and North America. Typically such people enter a trance state during a ritual, and practice divination and healing.
Seizure
a sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit.
Paramedics
a person who is trained to do medical work, especially emergency first aid, but is not usually a fully qualified physician.
Massive
large and heavy or solid.
Wailed
give a cry of pain, grief, or anger.
Strangle
squeeze or constrict the neck of (a person or animal), especially so as to cause death.
Intact
not damaged or impaired in any way; complete.
Assumed
suppose to be the case, without proof.
Grand Canyon
a deep gorge in Arizona, formed by the Colorado River. It is about 277 miles (440 km) long, 5-15 miles (8-24 km) wide, and, in places, 6,000 feet (1,800 m) deep. The area was designated a national park in 1919.

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