Phoebe the Spy  Vocabulary for Mrs. Berg’s Class
anxious• fearful of what may happen; troubled; worried
broad• very wide
bundle• collection of things wrapped or boxed  together
candlesticks• A holder with holes for candles.
damp• slight wetness, moist
daughter• a mothers female child.
despair• the feeling that everything is wrong and  nothing will turn out well; no hope
dread• overwhelming fear or to be very afraid
dull• not having a sharp edge or point; not shiny
harbor• A place where ships can bring on or take off  things
housekeeper• the person who keeps a house clean and neat
jest• act in a funny or teasing way; joking
mast• a strong pole on a ship that holds the sails
patriot• One who loves and defends his or her country.
polish• (of surfaces) make shine
powdered• to put powder on a wig to make it whiter
rattled• to make someone lose confidence or become  nervous: a noise made by shaking
sail• a piece of cloth that catches the wind
scoundrel• an evil, mean or wicked person
scraps• a small piece of something, a scrap of food
shawl• cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth  used to cover the head and shoulders
solemn• deeply serious and somber
spy• secretly collect sensitive or classified  information
stammered• speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions,  stuttering
startled• surprised, alarmed, or shocked
target• goal intended to be attained or a location to  be shot at
tavern• a building with a bar that is licensed to sell  alcoholic drinks
traitor• person guilty of betrayal, one who acts  disloyally
unruffled• calm; not disturbed     ruffled                 unruffled
uproar• a state of noisy excitement, confusion or  outrage
whirling• turning or swinging round and round;  spinning, twirling
Phoebe the Spy
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Phoebe the Spy

1,011 views

Published on

Revolutionary War fiction

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,011
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
6
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Phoebe the Spy

  1. 1. Phoebe the Spy Vocabulary for Mrs. Berg’s Class
  2. 2. anxious• fearful of what may happen; troubled; worried
  3. 3. broad• very wide
  4. 4. bundle• collection of things wrapped or boxed together
  5. 5. candlesticks• A holder with holes for candles.
  6. 6. damp• slight wetness, moist
  7. 7. daughter• a mothers female child.
  8. 8. despair• the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well; no hope
  9. 9. dread• overwhelming fear or to be very afraid
  10. 10. dull• not having a sharp edge or point; not shiny
  11. 11. harbor• A place where ships can bring on or take off things
  12. 12. housekeeper• the person who keeps a house clean and neat
  13. 13. jest• act in a funny or teasing way; joking
  14. 14. mast• a strong pole on a ship that holds the sails
  15. 15. patriot• One who loves and defends his or her country.
  16. 16. polish• (of surfaces) make shine
  17. 17. powdered• to put powder on a wig to make it whiter
  18. 18. rattled• to make someone lose confidence or become nervous: a noise made by shaking
  19. 19. sail• a piece of cloth that catches the wind
  20. 20. scoundrel• an evil, mean or wicked person
  21. 21. scraps• a small piece of something, a scrap of food
  22. 22. shawl• cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders
  23. 23. solemn• deeply serious and somber
  24. 24. spy• secretly collect sensitive or classified information
  25. 25. stammered• speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions, stuttering
  26. 26. startled• surprised, alarmed, or shocked
  27. 27. target• goal intended to be attained or a location to be shot at
  28. 28. tavern• a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
  29. 29. traitor• person guilty of betrayal, one who acts disloyally
  30. 30. unruffled• calm; not disturbed ruffled unruffled
  31. 31. uproar• a state of noisy excitement, confusion or outrage
  32. 32. whirling• turning or swinging round and round; spinning, twirling

×