13 terms

"The Crossing" Vocabulary Quiz

Students will be quizzed on their comprehension of highlighted vocabulary terms from the novel, "The Crossing," by Gary Paulsen.
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perpetual
continual, ongoing
bridled
draw up the head & chin in disapproval
sterile
bare, free from bacteria
eddy
small whirlpool or current running counter to the main current
litany
reciting a long prayer or tedious description
garishly
showy or tastelessly colorful
obliterating
destroying
culvert
drain or water crossing under a road
congregate
gather or assemble
Pancho Villa
Mexican revolutionary General and outlaw
interdict
To cut down or destroy
whorls
a curl
feinted
deceptive action