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VWS chapter 5 (6th grade)

Terms

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numb
having lost power of feeling or movement; to dull the feeling of, to cause to lose feeling
smug
overly self-satisfied. self righteous
acute
with a sharp point, keen and alert, sharp and severe, rising quickly to a high point and lasting for a short time
eerie
causing fear because of strangeness, weird, mysterious
fray
a brawl, noisy quarrel; to wear away by rubbing, make ragged or worn, to strain, irritate
bungle
to act or work clumsily and awkwardly, to ruin something through clumsiness
facet
one aspect or side of a subject or problem, one of the cut surfaces of a gem
headstrong
willful, stubborn
pacify
to make peaceful or calm, to soothe
tarry
to delay leaving, to linger, wait, to remain or stay for a while
inhabitant
a person or animal living permanently in a given place
duration
the length of time that something continues or lasts
setback
something that interferes with progress, a disappointment, unexpected loss or defeat, a steplike recession in a wall
fidelity
the state of being faithful, accuracy in details, exactness
refute
to prove incorrect
commentary
a series of notes clarifying or explaining something, an expression of opinion
synopsis
a brief statement giving a general view of some subject, book, etc. a summary
remorse
deep and painful regret for one's past misdeeds
ravenous
greedy, very hungry, eager for satisfaction
bluster
to talk or act in a noisy way, to blow in stormy gusts; speech that is loud and threatening

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