20 terms

Edward Tulane Vocabulary

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jovial
cheerful and friendly
hollow
being empty inside
agitated
Feeling upset, angry, or annoyed
inanimate object
an object that is NOT alive
mortified
feeling extremely embarrassed or ashamed
despair
complete loss of hope
threshold
entrance, usually to a building - across the doorway
irony
opposite of what you expect
tenderness
gentleness and kindness.
antique
an object made long ago but often considered valuable today
century
100 years
sacrifice
something given up for the sake or benefit of another
rancid
unpleasant to smell or taste from being spoiled or stale
mock
to make fun of
dapper
neatly and stylishly dressed
garb
clothing
daft
silly, foolish
delectable
very pleasing; delightful
boxcar
a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides
churned
stirred or shook greatly

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