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Avert V.

turn away

bleated V.

to speak or complain in a way

burlap N.

a plain woven and coarse fabric

complaccent Adj.

self satisfied

condescending Adj.

a patronizing attitude or behavior

cukoo N.

a mad person

derision N.

a type of mockery or ridicule


v. to complain or protest about about something in a bad tempered way

mollify V.

to soothe and temper

nuisance N.

one who is annoying or obnoxis

patronize V.

to treat with an apperent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority

profound Adj.

very great or intense

pugnacious adj.

to have a combative nature

recumbent Adj.

lying down

rheumatism n.

a condition of pain with stiff muscles, joints, and tissue

scrouge v.

to cause great suffering or affliction

stalky adj.

someone who is always standing tall

swamper n.

a handy man

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