story "Spunk" by Zora Neale Hurston

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story "Spunk" by Zora Neale Hurston
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  1. saunter
    • n. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    • v. walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
  2. thicket
    n. a dense growth of bushes
  3. cling
    v. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
  4. giblet
    n. edible viscera of a fowl
  5. swallow
    v. pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
  6. razor
    n. edge tool used in shaving
  7. grit
    v. clench together
  8. boisterously
    adv. in a carefree manner
  9. crumpled
    adj. of metal e.g.
  10. clutch
    v. hold firmly, usually with one's hands
  11. wicket
    n. small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door)
  12. lamentation
    n. a cry of sorrow and grief
  13. conjecture
    n. a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
  14. whiskey
    n. a liquor made from fermented mash of grain

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