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Miracle Worker - Act 1 Vocabulary
acute
affliction
considerate
desiccated
a condition with a rapid onset with a short course.
anything causing great suffering
showing concern for the needs or feelings of others
dried up
acute
a condition with a rapid onset with a short course.
affliction
anything causing great suffering
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The Miracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
Indulgent... Adj.
Unkempt... Adj.
Vivacious... Adj.
Impudence... N.
to be tolerant and generally allowing people to have what the…
Messy; not properly cared for.
Exhibiting or characterized by liveliness and high-spiriteGlo…
Rudeness; disrespect
Indulgent... Adj.
to be tolerant and generally allowing people to have what the…
Unkempt... Adj.
Messy; not properly cared for.
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The Miracle Worker Act 2 Vocabulary
accustomed
commence
grieved
grope
usual; familiar
to begin
mourned
grasp or reach for
accustomed
usual; familiar
commence
to begin
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Miracle Worker Act 111 vocabulary
morosely
commotion
perturbed
inexorable
Gloomily, solemnly
A disturbance
disturbed, troubled, annoyed
Not capable of being stopped; relentless; inflexible
morosely
Gloomily, solemnly
commotion
A disturbance
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Miracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
affliction
badgered
benign
broach
(n) Something that causes pain or suffering
(v.t.) To harass or pester persistently
(adj) Kindly; favorable; not malignant
(verb) to open up a subject for discussion, often a delicate…
affliction
(n) Something that causes pain or suffering
badgered
(v.t.) To harass or pester persistently
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Miracle Worker - Act 1 Vocabulary
acute
affliction
considerate
desiccated
a condition with a rapid onset with a short course.
anything causing great suffering
showing concern for the needs or feelings of others
dried up
acute
a condition with a rapid onset with a short course.
affliction
anything causing great suffering
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The Miracle Worker Act 2 Vocabulary
whim
wry
thwart
feign
a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unu…
using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor
to prevent (someone) from accomplishing something
to pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury)
whim
a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unu…
wry
using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor
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The Miracle Worker Act 3 Vocabulary
aversion
deprivation
manipulate
mediate
n. an intense dislike
n. loss
v. to control with one's hands
v. to settle differences by working with conflicting parties
aversion
n. an intense dislike
deprivation
n. loss
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The Miracle Worker, Act 2 - Vocabulary
apprehensive
contention
frivolous
impassively
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
claim; thesis; assertion
lacking in seriousness or importance
in a way that shows no emotion or feeling
apprehensive
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
contention
claim; thesis; assertion
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The Miracle Worker- Vocabulary Act 2
Unkempt
Proffered
Obstinate
Nonplussed
having an untidy or disheveled appearance
held out (something) to someone for acceptance; offer
stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course…
unfazed; manages to keep composure even if something is surpr…
Unkempt
having an untidy or disheveled appearance
Proffered
held out (something) to someone for acceptance; offer
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The Miracle Worker, Act 1 - Vocabulary
vigil
acute
unkempt
morose
alertly watchful
Beginning abruptly, with marked intensity or sharpness, then…
not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
vigil
alertly watchful
acute
Beginning abruptly, with marked intensity or sharpness, then…
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The Miracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
benign
impudent
indolent
irately
gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding
disrespectful
habitually lazy or idle
angrily
benign
gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding
impudent
disrespectful
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The Miracle Worker, Act 3 - Vocabulary
disengage
aversion
lament
interpose
to release or detach; to set free
a strong feeling of dislike
to express sorrow or regret; to grieve
to apply pressure or influence; to meddle; to interfere.
disengage
to release or detach; to set free
aversion
a strong feeling of dislike
The Miracle Worker Vocabulary Act
Refuge
Erupt
Disarray
Appraisal
A condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger,…
(Of a volcano) become active and eject lava, ash, and gases.
A state of disorganization or untidiness.
An expert estimate of the value of something.
Refuge
A condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger,…
Erupt
(Of a volcano) become active and eject lava, ash, and gases.
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Miracle Worker Vocabulary Act II
deferential
wrath
sullen
proffer
Showing or expressing respect
intense anger
gloomily or resentfully silent or repressed
to offer or give
deferential
Showing or expressing respect
wrath
intense anger
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Miracle Worker Vocabulary: Act One
Vigil
Crescendo
Pantomime
Oculist
Watchful attention maintained at night
Gradual, steady increase in loudness
Conveying emotions using gestures
Eye doctor
Vigil
Watchful attention maintained at night
Crescendo
Gradual, steady increase in loudness
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Miracle Worker Vocabulary Act II
apprehensive
contention
feign
frivolous
anxious or fearful
a point or claim to be debated or argued
to pretend; to fake
unimportant, lacking in seriousness
apprehensive
anxious or fearful
contention
a point or claim to be debated or argued
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Miracle Worker Act 2 Vocabulary
diagonal
accommodate
convention
episodic
(adj) slanted
(v.) oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; ad…
(adj) conforming to accepted standards
Memories of personal events that have a specific place and da…
diagonal
(adj) slanted
accommodate
(v.) oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; ad…
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Miracle Worker Act One Vocabulary
affliction
badgered
benign
broach
(n) Something that causes pain or suffering
(v.t.) To harass or pester persistently
(adj) Kindly; favorable; not malignant
(verb) to open up a subject for discussion, often a delicate…
affliction
(n) Something that causes pain or suffering
badgered
(v.t.) To harass or pester persistently
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vocabulary for act !! of "The Miracle Worker"
temperance
intervene
compel
ominous
(n) self-restraint: moderation
(v) to come between
(v) to force
(adj) threatening; foreshadowing evil
temperance
(n) self-restraint: moderation
intervene
(v) to come between
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Miractle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
evade
refuge
encounter
appraisal
to escape or avoid
shelter or protection from danger
to meet
the determination of value
evade
to escape or avoid
refuge
shelter or protection from danger
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The Miracle Worker Act 2 Vocabulary
irresolute
obstinate
unkempt
paroxysm
uncertain
stuborron
messy
a violent expression
irresolute
uncertain
obstinate
stuborron
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The MIracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
constitution
vivacious
benign
oculist
the physical make-up of a person
lively in conduct
gentle and friendly
an eye doctor
constitution
the physical make-up of a person
vivacious
lively in conduct
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Miracle Worker Act 2 Vocabulary
Deferential
Feints
Protracted
Dourly
Respectful
A movement made to deceive an adversary
Prolong, lengthen in time
Severely, stern
Deferential
Respectful
Feints
A movement made to deceive an adversary
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The Miracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
Benign
desiccated
facetiously
indolent
not harmful, kind, gentle
completely dried out
joking or jesting, meant to be humorous or funny
lazy, sluggish
Benign
not harmful, kind, gentle
desiccated
completely dried out
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Miracle Worker Act One Vocabulary
affliction
badgered
benign
broach
(n) Something that causes pain or suffering
(v.t.) To harass or pester persistently
(adj) Kindly; favorable; not malignant
(verb) to open up a subject for discussion, often a delicate…
affliction
(n) Something that causes pain or suffering
badgered
(v.t.) To harass or pester persistently
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Vocabulary - Miracle Worker - act 1
VIVACIOUS
INARTICULATE
IMPUDENCE
BENIGN
LIFELIKE AND ANIMATED
UNABLE TO SPEAK OR EXPRESS CLEARLY
NOT SHOWING RESPECT OR COURTESY
NOT CAUSING HARM OR DAMAGE
VIVACIOUS
LIFELIKE AND ANIMATED
INARTICULATE
UNABLE TO SPEAK OR EXPRESS CLEARLY
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The Miracle Worker: Act 1 Vocabulary
refuge
disarray
appraisal
erupt
shelter or protection from danger
disorder or confusion
the determination of value
to explode or break out violently
refuge
shelter or protection from danger
disarray
disorder or confusion
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Vocabulary - Miracle Worker - Act 2
GROPING
IMPAIRED
INTERVENE
DEFTLY
FEELING AROUND WITH THE HANDS
Diminished or lacking some usual quality or level
To come between disputing people
Quickly and skillfully
GROPING
FEELING AROUND WITH THE HANDS
IMPAIRED
Diminished or lacking some usual quality or level
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The Miracle Worker: Act III Vocabulary
commotion
perturbed
inarticulate
collide
violent or agitated motion
upset greatly
unable to understand; can't speak
to come together with violent, direct impact
commotion
violent or agitated motion
perturbed
upset greatly
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The Miracle Worker Act II Vocabulary
accomodate
convention
episodic
encumbered
to supply with; to provide for
customs, accepted practices
related to events in the course of a continuous narrative
handicapped; prevented from doing something
accomodate
to supply with; to provide for
convention
customs, accepted practices
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Act I Vocabulary - The Miracle Worker
amiably
indulgent
vivacious
benign
having an agreeable manner
giving into to someone
filled with energy
gracious
amiably
having an agreeable manner
indulgent
giving into to someone
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The Miracle Worker Act Two Vocabulary
nettled
temperance
nonplused
feigned
adj. annoyed, irritated
n. moderation; self-restraint; not indulging too much.
adj. bewildered; confused or embarrassed.
v. pretended
nettled
adj. annoyed, irritated
temperance
n. moderation; self-restraint; not indulging too much.
The Miracle Worker Act I - Vocabulary
amusedly
indifferent
asperity
irony
in an entertaining or humorous
not interested in or concerned about
roughness of surface or sound
the use of words that mean the opposite of what you really th…
amusedly
in an entertaining or humorous
indifferent
not interested in or concerned about
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Act III Vocabulary The Miracle Worker
interminable
wryly
exile
ruefully
(adj.) Endless; without possibility of end ... (The fact that bi…
(adv) slightly sarcastic in a humorous way... something clever w…
(N) the state of being barred from one's native country, typi…
(adj) causing sorrow or pity; pitiable; deplorable
interminable
(adj.) Endless; without possibility of end ... (The fact that bi…
wryly
(adv) slightly sarcastic in a humorous way... something clever w…
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The Miracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
Indulgent... Adj.
Unkempt... Adj.
Vivacious... Adj.
Impudence... N.
to be tolerant and generally allowing people to have what the…
Messy; not properly cared for.
Exhibiting or characterized by liveliness and high-spirite
Rudeness; disrespect
Indulgent... Adj.
to be tolerant and generally allowing people to have what the…
Unkempt... Adj.
Messy; not properly cared for.
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The Miracle Worker- Act Two Vocabulary
accustomed
commence
grieved
grope
usual; familiar
to begin
mourned
grasp; reach for
accustomed
usual; familiar
commence
to begin
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"The Miracle Worker" Vocabulary Act 1
enigma
incorrigibly
vivacious
constitution
something puzzling
in a way that cannot be corrected
very lively
physical make up
enigma
something puzzling
incorrigibly
in a way that cannot be corrected
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The Miracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
Indulgent... Adj.
Unkempt... Adj.
Vivacious... Adj.
Impudence... N.
to be tolerant and generally allowing people to have what the…
Messy; not properly cared for.
Exhibiting or characterized by liveliness and high-spiriteGlo…
Rudeness; disrespect
Indulgent... Adj.
to be tolerant and generally allowing people to have what the…
Unkempt... Adj.
Messy; not properly cared for.
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The Miracle Worker - Act Two Vocabulary
Almhouse
Irresolute
Laborious
Nonplussed
Shelter, home for poor or disabled
Unable to make up you mind, unsure
Needing or taking much effort
Confusion, not knowing what to think, say or do
Almhouse
Shelter, home for poor or disabled
Irresolute
Unable to make up you mind, unsure
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The Miracle Worker-Act 1 Vocabulary
Benign
Constitution
Desiccated
Impudence
Having a kind disposition, kind, warm hearted
Physical make up and health
Dried up
Rudeness
Benign
Having a kind disposition, kind, warm hearted
Constitution
Physical make up and health
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Miracle worker Act II Vocabulary
accustomed (adj.)
commence (v.)-
grieved (v.)
grope (v.)
customary; usual
to start or begin
felt or caused intense emotional suffering
to feel or search
accustomed (adj.)
customary; usual
commence (v.)-
to start or begin
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The miracle worker act III vocabulary
Boon
Consummately
Contention
Interminable
Benefit, advantage
Completely
Subject of an argument
Never-ending
Boon
Benefit, advantage
Consummately
Completely
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Act 1 vocabulary for the Miracle Worker
affliction
haymaker
benign
vitality
A cause of pain, suffering or distress.
A powerful blow with the fist.(Punch)
Kind and gentle.
Energy.
affliction
A cause of pain, suffering or distress.
haymaker
A powerful blow with the fist.(Punch)
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The Miracle Worker Act 1 Vocabulary
Amused
Asperity
Baffled
Curtly
to be happy or satisfied
harshness of tone or manner
to be totally confused or perplexed
rudely brief in speech or abrupt in manner
Amused
to be happy or satisfied
Asperity
harshness of tone or manner
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The Miracle Worker Act 2 Vocabulary
Compunction
Devoid
Irresolute
Ominous
the feeling of guilt that follows doing something bad
lacking
unsure or doubtful
threatening
Compunction
the feeling of guilt that follows doing something bad
Devoid
lacking
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Act 3 Miracle Worker Vocabulary
Silhouetted
Audible
Trellis
Interminable
outline, general shape
Able to be heard
Lattice, usually to grow vines
Interminable
Silhouetted
outline, general shape
Audible
Able to be heard
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Act II Miracle Worker Vocabulary
almshouse
laborious
crones
unkempt
shelter, a home for the poor or disabled
involving great effort and time
withered, old women
messy
almshouse
shelter, a home for the poor or disabled
laborious
involving great effort and time
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Miracle Worker Vocabulary Act 2
impassively
temperance
nonplused
feigned
adj not feeling or showing emotion
noun self-restraint in conduct or expression
verb to be put in a condition of confusion, bewildered
verb to make a false shoe of, pretend, simulate
impassively
adj not feeling or showing emotion
temperance
noun self-restraint in conduct or expression
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Miracle Worker Vocabulary - Act I
resolutely
valiant
caricature
chivalrous
determined, confident in your ideas
brave or courageous
like an exaggerated cartoon
gentleman; gallant
resolutely
determined, confident in your ideas
valiant
brave or courageous
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