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Of Mice & Men Vocab

Juncture Particular point in events or time
Anguish Severe pain or Suffering
Debris Remains, Left over bits and pieces
Despair The complete loss or absence of hope.
Contemplate To think about something
Recumbent Still; without movement.
Stake A sum of money or something else of value gambled on the outcome of a risky game or venture.
Morose Sad, gloomy manner.
To Lumber Clumsy,stomping,heavily
Bindle A small bundle of items rolled up inside a blanket and carried over the shoulder.
Imperious Assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant and domineering.
Apprehensive Anxious; fearful.
Calculating Shrewd; scheming.
Mollify Sooth; pacify.
Pugnacious Eager and ready to fight.
Contemptuous Showing contempt; scornful.
Derision Ridicule or mockery
Reprehensible To criticize a person.
Cower To shrink and tremble from fear.
Aloof Distant; removed; cool.
Ego Sense of self; self-awareness.
Disarming Charming;friendly or trusting
Meager Of poor quality or a small amount.
Jeer Mock/Make fun of
Console To comfort in a time of despair
Bewildered Confused
Complacent In a pleased, satisfied manner.
Ominous Threatening
Monotonous No expression, boring.
Tenement A room or a set of rooms forming a separate residence within a house or block of apartments.
Woe Great sorrow or distress.
Lynch To put to death
Belligerent Hostile and aggressive.
Discontent Lack of contentment; dissatisfaction with one's circumstances.
Writhe Wiggle /Twist



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