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Witch of Blackbird Pond Test #1 & Vocab

scarce (-ly) hard to find; short in supply
dismay sudden or complete loss of courage in the face of trouble or danger (discouragement/panic)
nimble (-ly) quick or light in movement or understanding (agile)
vigorous (-ly) strong and healthy; done with force and energy (energetic)
deliberate (-ly -tion) done with full consciousness (intentional); to consider a matter carefully
retort (-ed) responding in a sharp, angry manner
defiant (-ly) resistant to authority (disobedient; rebellious)
alien not familiar or like other things you have know; different from what you are used to
abrupt (-ly) happening without warning (sudden)
gingerly showing great care or caution (careful; gentle)
fleeting lasting for a very short time
submit to yield or surrender to authority
subdue (-ed) to make less intense (control)
vague (-ly) not clear in meaning or understanding
imposing grand and impressive in appearance (spectacular; awesome; stunning)
irrelevantly unrelated to the matter being discussed (beside the point)
Created by: pcsteacher6
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