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Glossary of Of Mice and Men

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found
to begin
scuttled
to run with short quick steps
receptive
agreement
rheumatism
a pathological condition of the muscles, tendons, joints, bones, or nerves characterized by discomfort
euchre
to deceive by sly means
goo-goo
loving
hoosegow
a jail
reprehensible
blameworthy
bemused
confused
welter
confusion
wryly
dryly humorous
solemnly
deep earnest
aloof
physically distant
hame
a pice of the harness that fits around the neck of the draft animal
fawning
to seek a favor
disarming
to get rid of all weapons
booby hatch
an institution of the mentally ill
brutally
extremely cruel
sullenness
gloomy in tone
contemptuously
feeling contempt
indignation
mean
bindle stiffs
a hobo
floozy
a woman regarded as tawdry
appraised
to elevate
crestfallen
dejected
consoled
to allay the sorrow or grief of
earnestly
of an important nature
writhed
to twist as in pain
sulkily
to be unhappy
scudded
to run or skim along easily
skittered
to rapidly move along a surface
snooker
to fool
scornfully
to refuse
belligerently
eager to fight
dutifully
careful to fulfill obligations

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