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Monkey's Paw Vocab

TermDefinition
triumphant (adjective) winning a battle or contest; victorious
sharply (adverb) with a sudden reply; a dramatic change to attitude
amusement (noun) experience of finding something funny or entertaining
annoyance (noun) the feeling of being annoyed or irritated; bothered
fix (verb) to make or create (to fix a sandwich is to make a sandwich)
mummify (verb) to preserve a body by embalming and wrapping it in cloth
solemnly (verb) with deep sincerity; a true feeling of sadness
sensible (adjective) practical or functional; not frivolous or flashy
pounds (noun) British money equivalent to the American dollar
flourish (verb) to wave around dramatically to attract the attention of others.
liability (noun) legal responsibility for damage or loss
mangled (verb) severely mutilated, disfigured or damaged beyond recognition
mate (noun) British slang for “checkmate,” the winning move in a chess game
remark (noun) a spoken comment (sometimes rude or unpleasant)
shudder (verb) to tremble or shake as a result of fear
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