16 terms

Kim Roll of Thunder 9-12

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Caress:
To touch in a loving manner p.170
Compassion:
Deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with a desire to help p.207
Condescending:
Dealing with a person as though he or she were inferior p.203
Crescendo:
A gradual increase in loudness or intensity p.215
Despicable:
Deserving to be scorned; contemptible p.210
Despondently:
In a way that shows great sadness p.188
Furrowed:
Having long trenches or ditches p.165
Grimace:
To make a sharp contortion,or twisting motion, to the face p.207
Gruffly:
In a brusque or stern manner p.222
Immobilized:
Unable to move p.178
Muffle:
To wrap or pad in order to deaden the sound of something p.213
Persnickety:
Very particular about trivial details p.166
Premature:
Occurring, growing, or existing before the assigned time p.176
Resigned:
Unresisting; yielding p.170
Self-consciously:
In an ill-at-ease manner p.172
Vulnerability:
Unaware; not noticing p.210