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Number the Stars Chapters 14-17

Number the Stars Chapters 14-17
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scamper
To run; to go hastily or lightly
churning
to shake or stir vigorously
brusque
Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
rustling
moving and making soft sounds
tantalize
torment by teasing
taut
Pulled tight
consume
eat
exasperated
Frustrated; annoyed
insolent
Boldly rude or disrespectful
implore
Beg
contempt
open disrespect
caustic
Corrosive or harsh in tone
subside
settle down, become less active
strident
Loud and harsh
quavering
shaking or trembling
hastily
Quickly
concealed
hidden
resistance
Defiance
devastate
To ruin or destroy completely
bleak
Bare, dreary, dismal