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Holes: Chap 1-7

Vocabulary Words

hover to float, suspended, stand over or hang around
forbidden not allowed, off limits
stifling suffocating or confining
obstacle something that hinders or gets in the way
descendant the offspring from ancestors (grandkids)
gruff harsh or rough
perseverance strong persistence or determination
stranded left alone in an isolated condition
hastily quickly or without thinking
compound an enclosed area of buildings or structures
scarcity a lack of or low amount of something
evidence information helpful in forming a conclusion
destiny a predetermined fate
stationery paper used for writing letters
convicted found guilty of a crime
neglected suffering from lack of proper care
warden a person responsible for the supervision of a particular place
shriveled wrinkled up, usually due to lack of water
wasteland an unused area of land that has become barren or overgrown
recovering to return to a normal state of health and well being.
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