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Vocabulary for short story "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker
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a long, narrow cut or depression, especially one made to guide motion or receive a corresponding ridge.
unattractive, plain looking
to meet face to face
a large, fancy car
to completely cover
with much thought i knowing exactly what one is doing
an urge to do something
to rise up
a strong solution that can eat away or destroy by chemical action
to hide, as if in fear
to wrong someone; to abuse one's power over someone
a belief or teaching
a small, set in section of a room
a birthright; something one inherits or gets from someone who came before
a large, luxurious automobile, especially one driven by a chauffeur who is separated from the passengers by a partition.
showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humor
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary.
to move by twisting like a worm
to involve in a conflict or difficulty; to throw in confusion
a fine translucent cotton or silk fabric that is usually stiffened and used for women's clothing
very hot; burning
(n.) an inheritance; a birthright
move sideways, especially in a shy or sneaky manner
an act of disloyalty or treachery
at the same time
combine different kinds of things
feelings of respect and slight fear
an object occupying a central position
especially : an adornment in the center of a table; one that is of central importance or interest in a larger whole
Grass or other plants grown for feeding grazing animals, as well as land used for grazing.
having or revealing stupidity
quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion
the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region.
happening at the same time
marked by no noteworthy or significant events
a university student who has not yet received a first degree
Peculiar to one person; highly individualized
a quick look
Describes a trait that covers over, or dominates, another form of that trait.
(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
A relative who lived in the past
to carve or shape
to stir up
in poor taste
to draw into a conflict or fight
walk by dragging one's feet along or without lifting them fully from the ground.
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