The Legend of Old Befana Vocabulary for Mrs. Berg’s Class
coals• noun hot, glowing piece of wood left from a  fire
cranky• adjective being in a terrible mood; unhappy,  grouchy
didnt sleep a wink• didnt sleep well
ears play tricks on me• what a person thinks they heard is not real
glorious• adjective giving, having or deserving honor,  splendid
heavenly• noun from the sky, from God
jeweled• adjective Decorated with pretty stones and  jewels.
lullaby• noun A quiet song to help a child sleep
miracles• things that happen that people could not do
outskirts• noun the edges of an area; not the center
paused• verb to stop for a short time then start again
pour• verb To cause to flow out.
procession• noun when a group of people march or ride in  a forward motion,
royal• noun,adjective of a king or his family
shawl• noun A covering for the head and shoulders.
shutter• noun,verb  1. Close with shutters, as of doors and  windows.  2. a hinged or sliding cover for a window
splendid• adjective brilliant;grand.very  good;fine;excellent
tinkling• adjective Sounding soft and like a small bell.
tossed and turned• idiom rolling side to side; unable to get  comfortable to sleep
village• noun A group of of houses and buildings in the  country.
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The Legend of Old Befana Vocabulary

  1. 1. The Legend of Old Befana Vocabulary for Mrs. Berg’s Class
  2. 2. coals• noun hot, glowing piece of wood left from a fire
  3. 3. cranky• adjective being in a terrible mood; unhappy, grouchy
  4. 4. didnt sleep a wink• didnt sleep well
  5. 5. ears play tricks on me• what a person thinks they heard is not real
  6. 6. glorious• adjective giving, having or deserving honor, splendid
  7. 7. heavenly• noun from the sky, from God
  8. 8. jeweled• adjective Decorated with pretty stones and jewels.
  9. 9. lullaby• noun A quiet song to help a child sleep
  10. 10. miracles• things that happen that people could not do
  11. 11. outskirts• noun the edges of an area; not the center
  12. 12. paused• verb to stop for a short time then start again
  13. 13. pour• verb To cause to flow out.
  14. 14. procession• noun when a group of people march or ride in a forward motion,
  15. 15. royal• noun,adjective of a king or his family
  16. 16. shawl• noun A covering for the head and shoulders.
  17. 17. shutter• noun,verb 1. Close with shutters, as of doors and windows. 2. a hinged or sliding cover for a window
  18. 18. splendid• adjective brilliant;grand.very good;fine;excellent
  19. 19. tinkling• adjective Sounding soft and like a small bell.
  20. 20. tossed and turned• idiom rolling side to side; unable to get comfortable to sleep
  21. 21. village• noun A group of of houses and buildings in the country.

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