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The Good Earth Ch.8-14 vocabulary
Terms in this set (20)
quench or satisfy
scold or criticize (someone) angrily
(of a person) excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily
(having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant taste or smell
unable to be upset or excited; calm
Slow and clumsy.
A small thin or twisted bunch, piece, or amount of something (e.g. wisp of smoke).
A short period of rest or relent from something difficult or unpleasant.
Lean and haggard, grim and desolate looking, because of suffering.
Shriveled or wrinkled with age.
people of good social position, specifically (in the UK) the class of people next below the nobility in position and birth
ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish : the opulent comfort of a limousine.
A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much
very skilled or proficient at something
temporary rest from activity, excitement, or exertion, esp. sleep or the rest given by sleep
a small squalid, unpleasant, or simply constructed dwelling.
bubble up as result of being boiled. def. (of a river or a sea) foam as if it were boiling.
shy; lack of self-confidence.
strong box or small chest to hold valuables.
the quality of being clear (hearing, sight, certain or definite, and/or transparency or purity.)
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