15 terms

Rikki Tikki Tavi Vocabulary

Words for the story "Rikki Tikki Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling
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Revive
(v.) cause to regain consciousness
Cower
(v.) to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
Consolation
(n.). something that comforts
Cunningly
(adv.). in a clever way that is meant to trick or deceive.
Scuttle
(v.) to run quickly, with hurried movements
Valiant
(adj.) possessing or acting with bravery or boldness
Impotent
(adj.) powerless; lacking strength
Immensely
(adv.) to a great extent; enormously
Bask
(v.) to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
Demise
(n.) death; a ceasing to exist
Rambunctious
(adj.)noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
devour
(v.) to consume or eat up greedily or enthusiastically
lash
1.) (v.) to whip or strike; to scold; to strap down with rope or cord
2.) (n.) a whip; a blow made by or as if by a whip; an eyelash
muster
v. gather; assemble
veranda
(n.) a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)

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