Of Mice and Men Chapters 1-3 Vocab
feeling of great mental, emotional or physical pain.
a small bundle of items rolled up inside a blanket and carried over the shoulder or on the back
bluntly; abruptly; rudely.
to throw large bags of grain on a truck. Barley is poured into large burlap bags (75 or more pounds) and passed brigade-style (in a line) to the trucks
where two things come together
in a sad, gloomy manner
having a variety of hues or colors; variegated, like marble.
a device that, through a series of mirrors and prisms, allows one to view something not directly in the line of sight. above
still and lying down; without movement.
used on farms to separate the grain or seed from the straw of plants
a person who travels about no food, usually doing odd jobs for a living
a large bundle of something that has been compressed and tied together. Grains such as hay, wheat, and barley are often made into bales after they're harvested
to throw one's head back in anger or pride; especially when one feels offended.
a coarse, inexpensive, woven fabric; often used for making grain sacks
belittling and insulting.
set free; undo; unfasten
in a careful, cautious way
a medicated liquid rubbed on the skin to ease sore muscles and sprains
soothed; pacified; calmed down
in a threatening, menacing way
eager and ready to fight; aggressive; confrontational
colored red, as with lipstick
anything that inflicts discomfort or suffering; (any variety of insects or pests)
to get ride of, wipe off yourself
preoccupied; deep in thought; confused or puzzled
to make fun of that person. would be the sound of people making fun of, or laughing at, another
to reprimand or criticize that person. something that is deserving of criticism.
a painful condition involving the joints and muscles
an enclosure for animals in which they can exercise, feed, etc.