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54 terms

The Secret Garden

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fretful
unable to relax or be still
bungalow
a small house or cottage
quarreling
having an argument
contrary
resistant to guidance or discipline
queer
strange
vicarage
residence of a vicar (Anglican priest)
indignantly
angrily
salaamed
a respectful ceremonial greeting
heather
bushes with tiny pink or purple flowers
neglected
lacking a caretaker
frocks
dresses
obliged
forced
dialects
different forms of the same language
coaxed
to persuade by very soft words
contrariness
stubborn
gusts
Sudden, strong movements of wind
hazy
unclear
tremendously
extremely
astonished
surprised greatly; amazed
hobnailed
heavy-headed nail on the soles of boots
industriously
hard-working
exultantly
jubilantly; triumphantly
hesitantly
with pauses or uncertainty
wretched
deserving or inciting pity
mournful
feeling sadness, regret, or grief
immense
(adj.) very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
rajah
a king or prince in india
hindustani
a form of Hindi spoken around Delhi
splendid
having great beauty and splendor
wuthering
To blow with a dull, roaring sound
handkerchief
a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
tantrum
an outburst of temper or anger (esp. of a child)
hysterics
wild laughter or an expression of extreme fear, excitement or anger that makes somebody lose control of their emotions and cry, laugh, etc.
writhe
to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
magicians
At first, the Pharaoh's _______ could duplicate the plagues. and as time passed, they were no longer able to do this.
joyously
very happy, or likely to make people very happy
indulgence
an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
nuzzle
move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
intimate
someone to whom private matters are confided
ivied
overgrown with ivy
marvellous
too improbable to admit of belief
crumpets
"a thick, flat, savory cake with a soft, porous texture, made from a yeast mixture cooked on a griddle and eaten toasted and buttered."
condescended
agreed to do something that you believe to be beneath your dignity
rheumatics
Discomfort felt in the muscles or joints; rheumatism
prejudice
an opinion or strong feeling formed without careful thought or regard to the facts
unfurl
unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
twilight
the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
inspiration
a product of your creative thinking and work
accordingly
(sentence connectors) because of the reason given
inordinately
unregulatedly; disorderly; excessively
impressed
To think highly of someone
doxology
a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
madman
male person who acts insane, not in his right mind
brocaded
embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery