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Words Slide The Stone Angel

  1. 1. Sight Words The Stone Angel Chapter:5 by Hatice Oncel
  2. 2. stagnant <ul><li>Dull, motionless </li></ul><ul><li>Stagnant water pg:152 </li></ul>
  3. 3. tipsy <ul><li>Unsteady, unstable </li></ul><ul><li>One leg tipsy pg:152 </li></ul>
  4. 4. hick <ul><li>a person from the countryside who is considered to be stupid and without experience pg:153 </li></ul>
  5. 5. slough <ul><li>Muddy area pg: 154 </li></ul><ul><li>The sloughs were frozen </li></ul>
  6. 6. countenance <ul><li>To approve </li></ul><ul><li>I won’t countenance pg:155 </li></ul>
  7. 7. snatch <ul><li>To grab </li></ul><ul><li>I snatch it pg:155 </li></ul>
  8. 8. bile <ul><li>A bitter greenish fluid </li></ul><ul><li>bile taste in my mouth pg: 155 </li></ul>
  9. 9. gay <ul><li>Merry </li></ul><ul><li>I am gay pg:155 </li></ul>
  10. 10. wicket <ul><li>A small gate or door </li></ul><ul><li>behind the wicket pg:155 </li></ul>
  11. 11. perspiration <ul><li>Sweat </li></ul><ul><li>feel the perspiration pg:156 </li></ul>
  12. 12. sodden <ul><li>Soaked </li></ul><ul><li>My dress sodden under the arms pg:156 </li></ul>
  13. 13. agitate <ul><li>to make someone feel anxious or angry </li></ul><ul><li>Look agitated pg:156 </li></ul>
  14. 14. minx <ul><li>a girl or young woman who knows how to control other people to her advantage pg:156 </li></ul>
  15. 15. hideous <ul><li>Horrible </li></ul><ul><li>Pg: 157 </li></ul>
  16. 16. grope <ul><li>Search for blindly </li></ul><ul><li>Pg:159 </li></ul>
  17. 17. interminable <ul><li>Endless </li></ul><ul><li>The ride is interminable pg:158 </li></ul>
  18. 18. tote <ul><li>To carry </li></ul><ul><li>Toting suitcases pg:158 </li></ul>
  19. 19. blemish <ul><li>Mark on the skin </li></ul><ul><li>Free of blemishes pg:159 </li></ul>
  20. 20. provision <ul><li>A stock of food </li></ul><ul><li>I must have provisions pg:160 </li></ul>
  21. 21. spectacled <ul><li>Wearing eyeglasses </li></ul><ul><li>Spectacled woman pg: 160 </li></ul>
  22. 22. deplorable <ul><li>very bad </li></ul><ul><li>She has deplorable posture. Pg: 160 </li></ul>
  23. 23. chortle <ul><li>To laugh </li></ul><ul><li>I have to chortle at the thought of it pg: 162 </li></ul>
  24. 24. banister <ul><li>Handrail </li></ul><ul><li>Pg: 163 </li></ul>
  25. 25. swart <ul><li>Dark in color </li></ul><ul><li>Not swart enough pg: 164 </li></ul>
  26. 26. loom <ul><li>To appear </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings loom around me pg: 164 </li></ul>
  27. 27. hack <ul><li>To cut </li></ul><ul><li>It has been hacked pg:167 </li></ul>
  28. 28. plod <ul><li>To walk slowly </li></ul><ul><li>I plod back down pg: 167 </li></ul>
  29. 29. lanky <ul><li>Tall and thin </li></ul><ul><li>James Reilly was lanky pg: 169 </li></ul>
  30. 30. gumption <ul><li>Capacity; shrewdness; common sense </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve got his gumption pg: 170 </li></ul>
  31. 31. amicably <ul><li>Friendly </li></ul><ul><li>We lived there amicably pg: 171 </li></ul>
  32. 32. swell <ul><li>Excellent </li></ul><ul><li>They were swell guys pg: 171 </li></ul>
  33. 33. prowler <ul><li>someone who moves around quietly in a place, trying not to be seen, often before committing a crime </li></ul><ul><li>I heard a prowler in the garden pg:171 </li></ul>
  34. 34. recluse <ul><li>a person who lives alone and avoids going outside or talking to other people </li></ul><ul><li>He’s kind of recluse pg: 172 </li></ul>
  35. 35. expressions
  36. 36. to palm off something <ul><li>to trick or persuade someone to take something </li></ul><ul><li>They’re trying to palm off now. pg:155 </li></ul>
  37. 37. be in a lather <ul><li>excited and agitated </li></ul><ul><li>I’m all in a lather pg: 156 </li></ul>
  38. 38. Drat it <ul><li>Slang an exclamation of annoyance </li></ul><ul><li>pg:157 </li></ul>
  39. 39. be limp as a dishrag <ul><li>feels worn out, tired </li></ul><ul><li>pg: 164 </li></ul>
  40. 40. to charm the birds out off a tree <ul><li>Exceptionally charismatic </li></ul><ul><li>pg:169 </li></ul>
  41. 41. pull (himself) up by (his) own bootstraps <ul><li>Improve your situation by your own efforts </li></ul><ul><li>pg: 170 </li></ul>

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