19 terms

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl

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Absurd
means completely untrue or unreasonable
Satisfy
means to either do what you have agreed to or to make happy
Stammer
means to speak with stops and repetition
Astonish
means to strike with wonder or surprise
Nourishment
means to eat food to stay strong and healthy
Marvelous
means causing wonder or having very high quality
Ferociously
means to be fierce, cruel or violent. Also means to have something that is extremely unpleasant
Precious
means worth a lot of money or greatly loved
Escort
means to take someone someplace
Dawdle
means to waste time or move slowly
Proceeding
means going forward or an event
Churning
means a type of machine that is used to make butter from cream by mixing it
Insist
means to demand something
Obstinately
means not willing to change your opinion or actions
Waft
means to move lightly about such as being carried by the wind or a wave; also can refer to smells, ie. baking
Incinerator
means a machine that burns garbage
Pander
means to encourage bad habits of someone else
Gallantly
means to be polite and attentive
Precipice
means a steep or high part of a mountain that has a great view

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