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Vocabulary 7 Of Mice and Men

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Vocabulary #7 Of Mice and Men

QUIZLET: http://quizlet.com/9021997/unit-7-vocabulary-flash-cards/

 

   
   
Word List
belligerent
bewilder
console
contorted
monotonous
quivering
skeptical
snivel
sulkily
wrath
 
 

 

Definitions

 

  belligerent   (buhlihjuruhnt) noun,adjective    
1.  Someone who fights (or is fighting). 
2.  Characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight.   "a belligerent tone" 
3.  Engaged in war.   "belligerent (or warring) nations"

  bewilder   (bihwihldur) verb    
1.  Cause to be confused emotionally.   
2.  perplex or confuse especially by a complexity, with a multitude of objects and considerations

  console   (konsohl) noun,verb    
1.  Give moral or emotional strength to.   
2.  to give comfort to someone in sorrow or distress

  contorted   (kuhntawrtuhd) adjective,verb    
1.  Twisted (especially as in pain or struggle).   "his mad contorted smile" 
2.  to twist into an unusual or unnatural shape.

  monotonous   (muhnotuhnuhs) adjective    
1.  Sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch.   "the owl's faint monotonous hooting" 
2.  Doing the same thing over and over and over; boring.

  quivering   (kwihvurihNG) noun,adjective    
1.  Move back and forth very rapidly, as of a candle.   
2.  to tremble,shake, shiver, vibrate

  skeptical   (skEHptuhkuhl) adjective    
1.  Doubtful, thinking something might not be true. 
2.  having doubts, not willing to believe 
3.  Offering little or no hope. "prospects were bleak"

  snivel         
1.  to affect a tearful state; whine 
2.  to weep or cry with sniffling

  sulkily         
1.  With a withdrawn, unpleasant attitude 
2.  in an angry but silent way

  wrath   (rath) noun    
1.  Violent, resentful anger; rage. 
2.  (n.) Intense anger, often with the desire for revenge

 

 

 

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