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Revolutionary War on
Wednesday
Vocabulary for Chapters 4-6
By Mrs. Berg
cannons
• noun A large gun on wheels. It shoots large
black balls.
canoes
• noun light, narrow boats pointed at both
ends
cape
• noun A sleeveless piece of clothing like a
cloak but shorter.
chunks
• noun big pieces of something
clutched
• To grab and hold tightly.
conflict
• noun,verb A problem or argument between
at least two people.
courage
• noun Meeting danger without being afraid;
being brave.
crisis
• noun a time of danger or difficulty in which
great changes can take place
dignity
• noun pride and respect for one's self
eager
• noun,adjective wanting something very
much, excited to do something
esteem
• noun,verb to respect, honor, revere
familiar
• noun,adjective well known from having been
seen or heard many times
farewell
• adjective,interjection,noun goodbye, the act
of leaving
gathered
• adjective,verb people came together to
meet
glittering
• adjective,verb Be shiny, as if wet.
glorious
• adjective splendid, full of great honor and
glory
independent
• noun,adjective free from the control of other
people or things
jewels
• noun special, colored stones worn as jewelry
lanterns
• noun lamps that burn oil or candles
mission
• noun a special job that one must do
oars
• noun Used to row a boat.
obtain
• verb to get, usually from trying hard
panic
• noun,verb very scared and not knowing what
to do about something
ragged
• adjective dressed in clothes that are old and
torn
relieved
• adjective,verb freed form pain, trouble, or
worry
shoved
• verb pushed hard and quickly
shrink
• noun,verb to stop doing something because
you are afraid
sloshed
• verb to move through water, making
splashing sounds.
souls
• noun The spirit of a person.
three-cornered hat
• noun a hat worn in colonial times that has
three corners, also called a tri-corn hat
triumph
• noun,verb to win
weary
• verb,adjective very tired
whooshed
• verb moved quickly
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  1. 1. Revolutionary War on Wednesday Vocabulary for Chapters 4-6 By Mrs. Berg
  2. 2. cannons • noun A large gun on wheels. It shoots large black balls.
  3. 3. canoes • noun light, narrow boats pointed at both ends
  4. 4. cape • noun A sleeveless piece of clothing like a cloak but shorter.
  5. 5. chunks • noun big pieces of something
  6. 6. clutched • To grab and hold tightly.
  7. 7. conflict • noun,verb A problem or argument between at least two people.
  8. 8. courage • noun Meeting danger without being afraid; being brave.
  9. 9. crisis • noun a time of danger or difficulty in which great changes can take place
  10. 10. dignity • noun pride and respect for one's self
  11. 11. eager • noun,adjective wanting something very much, excited to do something
  12. 12. esteem • noun,verb to respect, honor, revere
  13. 13. familiar • noun,adjective well known from having been seen or heard many times
  14. 14. farewell • adjective,interjection,noun goodbye, the act of leaving
  15. 15. gathered • adjective,verb people came together to meet
  16. 16. glittering • adjective,verb Be shiny, as if wet.
  17. 17. glorious • adjective splendid, full of great honor and glory
  18. 18. independent • noun,adjective free from the control of other people or things
  19. 19. jewels • noun special, colored stones worn as jewelry
  20. 20. lanterns • noun lamps that burn oil or candles
  21. 21. mission • noun a special job that one must do
  22. 22. oars • noun Used to row a boat.
  23. 23. obtain • verb to get, usually from trying hard
  24. 24. panic • noun,verb very scared and not knowing what to do about something
  25. 25. ragged • adjective dressed in clothes that are old and torn
  26. 26. relieved • adjective,verb freed form pain, trouble, or worry
  27. 27. shoved • verb pushed hard and quickly
  28. 28. shrink • noun,verb to stop doing something because you are afraid
  29. 29. sloshed • verb to move through water, making splashing sounds.
  30. 30. souls • noun The spirit of a person.
  31. 31. three-cornered hat • noun a hat worn in colonial times that has three corners, also called a tri-corn hat
  32. 32. triumph • noun,verb to win
  33. 33. weary • verb,adjective very tired
  34. 34. whooshed • verb moved quickly

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