Scratchy( adj.)Definition in the context: (of clothes or fabric)rough or unpleasant to the touchThat night, as Stanley lay on his scratchy and smelly cot, he triedto figure out what he could have done differently, but there wasnothing he could do. e.g. This sweater is too scratchy; it makes me feel very unconfortable. e.g. a scratchy blanket.
Scrape( v.)Definition in the context: to make a hole or hollowplace in the ground.Mr. Sir scraped the ground with his boot heel, to mark whereeach boy was supposed to dig. e.g. They found a suitable place, scraped a hole, and planted the tree into it.
Won’t do someone much goodIt is not beneficial for someone
Be aware of [uh- wair] *Having knowledge , conscious , cognizant*Informed , alert , knowledgeable , sophisticated : She is one of the most politically aware young woman around
cause (a liquid) to flow from a container in a steady stream byholding the container at an angle
bulge• To stick out in a rounded shape, especially because something is very full or too tight
Peek“Cover your eyes and dont peek!”Definition in the context: (v.) throw a glance at;take a brief look ate.g. He peek his father change oil.
Toss“The decision depended on the toss of a coin”Definition in the context: (v.) throw or toss with a light motione.g. He is tossing a small rock.
Visible ( adj)Visible:you are saying you can see it.
Haze (n)Haze : atmospheric moisture or dust orsmoke that causes reduced visibility.Synonyms: daze, fog
Nod (v.): to move the head down and then upto show agreement.“He managed to nod” p.55e.g.The teacher nodded “his head”in agreement.Essam
End up(v.): to reach a particular place or situation. “… or you’re going to end up right back in jail” p.56 e.g. After two weeks of traveling around the US, we ended up in Houston.Essam
up to1. busy or occupied with2. having the requisite qualities for
1. To voice a deep, inarticulate sound, as of pain,grief, or displeasure.2. To make a sound expressive of stress orstrain: floorboards groaning.
1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly,noisily, and violently; shatter.2. To throw or dash (something) violently so as toshatter or crush.
Sore (adj) [sɔː] Definition physically painful or sensitive, as a wound, hurt, or diseased part: a sore arm. - Ache (v, n) Ex. I ache all over.http://www.sorethroatremediescenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/sore_throat.jpg - Stanley stood in the shower and let the cold water pour over his hot and sore body (Holes P43.) - I have a sore throat.
In a row Definition 1. Happening a number of times one after the other, in exactly the same way or with same result. http://pictureclubfilescdn.omgpop.com/gfx/achievements/posted_picture_com ment_everyday_for_3_days.png 2. A line of things or people next to each other. http://i.istockimg.com/file_thumbview_approve/9783048/2 /stock-photo-9783048-group-of-men-and-women-in-a-row.jpg- For the second day in a row he didn’t use soap. (Holes P43.)- It is the third day in a row that Des Moines was 60 degrees orwarmer.
Drain: Cause the water or other liquid in (something) to run out, leaving it empty, or dry. Ex: The river drains into a lake
Evaporate:Turn from liquid into vapor. Ex: Most of the water had evaporated
head(v): Be in the leading position on, To be in charge of; lead Ex: : Steve jobs had headed Apple since it established .
Wreck: a car, plane, or train that has been damaged very badly, especially in a crash. Ex: Divers discovered the wreck of an old German warship
worn out: very tired because you have been working hard. Ex: The kid must be absolutely worn out
Drift (v) The truck stopped, and the dust cloud drifted past it. (Holes – p.65)Def: to move slowly, especially as a result of outside forces, with no control over direction.Ex: The talk aimlessly drifted from one subject to another.
Drop off“After you drop off X-Ray, I want you to bring back threewheelbarrows,” she said . (Holes – p.69)Def: to take someone or something to a particular place, usually by car.Ex: I dropped my luggage off at the hotel and went out.
1. to feel, suffer, or be the source of a continuous dull pain 2. to suffer mental anguishEX: Every muscle and joint in his body ached as he tried to get out of bed.
Waist (n)1. The part of the human trunk between the bottom of the rib cage and the pelvis.2. The narrow part of the abdomen of an insect.EX: It wasn’t just his arms and back, but his legs, ankles, and waist also hurt.
Blankly ( Noun ) Definition: Lacking expression. Appearing or seeming to appear dazed or confused.Example: Although his gestureswere elaborate, his face was blank.She stared at him blankly.Synonyms: without expression;in a blank manner.
Despite (preposition)in spite of, regardless of Synonyms: against
WAVED wave(v.) To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind. To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand As the truck pulled away, he leaned out the wide window and waved (Holes p.69)
SITE site(n.) The place where a structure or group of structures was, is, or is to be located The warden remained at the site for the remainder of the day (Holes p.70)
Stuffing [stuhf-ing] We usually call things we have stuff… Seasoned breadcrumbsorotherfillingusedtostuffachicken, turkey, etc., befor e cooking.