English Honors

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hlakiyama
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English Honors
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2009-11-23 22:10:22
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  1. Bindle
    A bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions, carried by a hobo
  2. Jack
    Money
  3. Morosely
    Gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood
  4. Pantomime
    Significant gestures without speech
  5. Droned
    To speak in a monotonous tone; to make a dull, low, continued sound
  6. Contemplated
    Observe or study thoughtfully
  7. Swamper
    Someone who performs odd jobs-such as cleaning
  8. Tick
    Mattress covering
  9. Stable Buck
    A black man who works in a stable
  10. Skinner
    A mule driver
  11. Cesspool
    A cistern, well or pit for retaining the sediment of a drain or for receiving the sewage from a house
  12. Ominously
    Portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening; in auspicious
  13. Pugnacious
    Inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative
  14. Derogatory
    tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thing; disparaging; depreciatory
  15. Mollified
    To soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease
  16. Derision
    ridicule; mockery
  17. Receptive
    Having the quality of receiving, taking in, or admitting
  18. Reverence
    A feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration
  19. Aloof
    At a distance especially in feeling or interest; apart
  20. Fawning
    To seek notice or favor y servile demeanor
  21. Apprehension
    anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil
  22. Indignation
    strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base; righteous anger
  23. Crestfallen
    Dejected; dispirited; discouraged
  24. Woe
    Grievious distress, affliction, or trouble
  25. Writhed
    To twist the body about or squirm as in pain, violent effect
  26. Belligerently
    Warlike, given to waging war
  27. Monotonous
    Lacking in variety, tediously

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