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    • Revolutionary War on Wednesday
      Vocabulary for Chapters 4-6
      By Mrs. Berg
    • cannons
      noun    A large gun on wheels. It shoots large black balls.
    • canoes
      noun    light, narrow boats pointed at both ends
    • cape
      noun    A sleeveless piece of clothing like a cloak but shorter.
    • chunks
      noun    big pieces of something
    • clutched
      To grab and hold tightly.
    • conflict
      noun,verb    A problem or argument between at least two people.
    • courage
      noun    Meeting danger without being afraid; being brave.
    • crisis
      noun    a time of danger or difficulty in which great changes can take place
    • dignity
      noun    pride and respect for one's self
    • eager
      noun,adjective    wanting something very much, excited to do something
    • esteem
      noun,verb    to respect, honor, revere
    • familiar  
      noun,adjective    well known from having been seen or heard many times
    • farewell
      adjective,interjection,noun    goodbye, the act of leaving
    • gathered
      adjective,verb    people came together to meet
    • glittering
      adjective,verb    Be shiny, as if wet.  
    • glorious
      adjective    splendid, full of great honor and glory
    • independent
      noun,adjective    free from the control of other people or things
    •   jewels
      noun    special, colored stones worn as jewelry
    • lanterns
      noun    lamps that burn oil or candles
    • mission
      noun    a special job that one must do
    • oars  
      noun    Used to row a boat.
    • obtain
      verb    to get, usually from trying hard
    • panic  
      noun,verb    very scared and not knowing what to do about something
    • ragged
      adjective    dressed in clothes that are old and torn
    • relieved
      adjective,verb    freed form pain, trouble, or worry
    • shoved
      verb    pushed hard and quickly
    • shrink
      noun,verb    to stop doing something because you are afraid
    • sloshed   
      verb    to move through water, making splashing sounds.
    • souls   
      noun    The spirit of a person.
    • three-cornered hat
      noun    a hat worn in colonial times that has three corners, also called a tri-corn hat
    • triumph
      noun,verb    to win
    • weary
      verb,adjective    very tired
    • whooshed
      verb    moved quickly