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The Hunger Games Vocabulary

The Hunger Games Vocabulary
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Utopia
an imaginary place in which everything is perfect.
dystopia
an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives
entrails
the internal parts of animal bodies; especially the intestines
reaping
cut or gather; to obtain, win (gathering where 2 are chosen to participate in the hunger games)
apothecary
a druggist, pharmacist
iridescent
a play or alternation of colors suggestive of a rainbow
paraffin
a white colorless, tasteless, odorless wax made from wood, coal, or petroleum and waterproofing paper
tesserae
a token worth one year supply of grain for one person
meager
deficient in quality or quality; lacking fullness or richness
racketeers
a person who engages in an illegal business dealing
sustenance
a means of support; especially food or nourishment
tribute
two teenagers who are picked to be in the hunger games
repentance
deep sorrow, or regret for something done or said
treason
the offense of acting to overthrow one's government or to harm or kill it's sovereign