Tuck Everlasting Voc. ch 1-5

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Tuck Everlasting Voc. ch 1-5

  1. 1. Tuck Everlasting Vocabulary Chapters 1 - 5
  2. 2. tangent <ul><li>a sudden change of course (the speaker went off on a tangent) </li></ul>
  3. 3. meager <ul><li>having very little </li></ul>
  4. 4. immense <ul><li>huge, enormous </li></ul>
  5. 5. marionette <ul><li>puppet moved by attached strings </li></ul>
  6. 6. remnants <ul><li>leftovers, remains </li></ul>
  7. 7. timid <ul><li>shy; easily scared </li></ul>
  8. 8. plaintive <ul><li>sorrowful, mournful </li></ul>
  9. 9. bovine <ul><li>ox or cow </li></ul>
  10. 10. accessible <ul><li>reachable; obtainable </li></ul>
  11. 11. melancholy <ul><li>sad </li></ul>
  12. 12. grimace <ul><li>a twisting of the face </li></ul>
  13. 13. twilight <ul><li>the period of time when the sun has set below the horizon, but light is still visible </li></ul>
  14. 14. reluctantly <ul><li>showing doubt or unwillingness </li></ul>
  15. 15. instinct <ul><li>automatic behavior or actions, a natural ability or desire </li></ul>
  16. 16. oppressive <ul><li>cruel or harsh without just cause; causing a feeling of low spirits </li></ul>
  17. 17. conceal <ul><li>hide </li></ul>
  18. 18. rueful <ul><li>mournful, regretful </li></ul>
  19. 19. peered <ul><li>looked </li></ul>
  20. 20. retorted <ul><li>a quick, witty, or angry reply </li></ul>
  21. 21. disheartened <ul><li>discouraged </li></ul>
  22. 22. protest <ul><li>a complaint, to object strongly </li></ul>

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