16 terms

Mrs. Hall's Indian in the Cupboard Chapters 5 - 8 Vocabulary

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forlornly-
unhappy or miserable
peevishly-
showing annoyance, irritation, or bad mood
hectoring-
talk to (someone) in a bullying way
galvanized-
shock or excite (someone), typically into taking action
agog-
very eager or curious to hear or see something.
magnanimously-
very generous or forgiving:
mulish-
resembling or likened to a mule in being stubborn
infinitely-
unbelievably great or extensive
petrified-
so frightened that one is unable to move; terrified.
ravenously-
extremely hungry; famished
uncanny
very unusual or remarkable
dire
urgent; desperate
tourniquet
a device for stopping the flow of blood through a vein or artery
reluctant
unwillingly
doggedly
doesn't give up; persistent
hypodermic
injected beneath the skin

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