12 terms

"Literary Nonfiction Unit" Vocabulary

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optician
person who makes or sells eyeglasses
sequester
to isolate, to set apart from others
humiliated
embarrassed, to feel a loss of dignity
meager
small amount, not very much
heckling
to make fun of someone in public
suspicious
distrustful, not fully believing someone
enlighten
to help understand, to give knowledge
obscure
to keep secret, to hide
empathy
to understand what someone is going through
appalling
very bad, frightful or horrible
admiration
to look up to someone, to respect them
sharecroppers
farmers who gave part of their crop to landlords who owned the land