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"Holes" by Louis Sachar Vocabulary

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barren
not able to produce plant life
curse
a statement that wishes or brings harm to someone
desolate
having no people; empty; lonely
destiny
events that happen because of fate or luck
excavate
to dig up
expanse
a wide and open area or land
fossil
the remains of a plant or animal from a long time ago
horizon
the line where the earth and sky meet
innocent
not guilty of a crime; did not do a crime
guilty
responsible for breaking the law or doing something wrong
inventor
a person who thinks or makes something that has never been made before
juvenile
one who is not yet grown up; a young person
discriminate
to treat someone badly because they belong to a particular group
segregation
the practice of separating people according to groups
justice
the principle or quality of fairness
perceive, perception
to see or think of someone or something in a certain way
circumstances
conditions or facts that are connected to a situation or event
assume, assumption
to think something is true without knowing the facts or asking questions
physical
of the body; things that can be seen or touched
consequence
something that happens because of an action
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