Kite Runner Vocab Chapters 9-15
Terms in this set (20)
Having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant taste or smell. Bitter. Quality of smell
To perceive or recognize something. To understand or make something out.
Having a sharply strong taste or smell. Strength
To rebuke or reprimand severely. Criticize, punish, or scold.
An unpleasant hint or suggestion of something bad. Indirect hints, usually negative.
To spread to other sites in the body
Relieving pain without dealing with the cause of the condition. Control spread
The likely course of a disease or ailment. Forecast of how the disease will progress
The quality of being reticent, reserve. Hesitant, reserved behavior. Withdrawn
A principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy .Strongly held beliefs (religion)
Showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise
Pointless or uselessness
A phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought. Overused phrase
Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters
Lean and haggard. Very thin
Continuing without pause or interruption. Nonstop, neverending
Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations. Practical
In a casually calm and relaxed manner. Laidback
To indulge in an unrestrained way. To devote excessive amounts of time or emotions to something