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Voc Gift of the Magi

Gift of the Magi Vocabulay

TermDefinition
fob a short chain attached especially to a pocket watch
bargain something bought or sold at a good price
butcher someone who cuts and sells meat in a shop
shabby in poor condition especially because of age or use
calculate to get a general idea about the value, size, or cost of (something)
janitor a person who cleans a building and makes minor repairs
whirled to turn quickly and suddenly
critically using or involving careful judgment about the good and bad parts of something
ornamentation something that is added to make something else more attractiv
truant a student who misses school without permission
idiocy something that is extremely stupid or foolish
trance a state in which you are not aware of what is happening around you because you are thinking of something else
embrace to hold someone in your arms as a way of expressing love or friendship. It is stronger than a hug.
wails to make a loud, long cry of sadness or pain
bosom a person's chest
lamely not strong, good, or effective : weak
sacrifice to give up (something that you want to keep) especially in order to get or do something else or to help someone
burden someone or something that is very difficult to accept, do, or deal with
Created by: wwabbit