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Tom Sawyer Red 1&2

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dander n : a feeling of anger and animosity; "having one's hackles or dander up" [syn; hackles]
Old Scratch n. Chiefly Southern US The Devil; Satan.
ruination n 1: an event that results in destruction [syn: ruin] 2: destruction achieved by wrecking something [syn: laying waste, ruin, ruining, wrecking]
guile n. Treacherous cunning; skillful deceit. Obsolete. A trick or strategem.
marvel (marvl) n. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder. Strong surprise; astonishment.
vex, vexed, vexing,vexes v. To annoy, as with petty importunities; bother, To cause perplexity in: puzzle. To bring distress or suffering to; plague or:afflict. To debate or discuss (a question,for example)at length. To toss about or shake up.
singe, singed, singeing, singes v. To burn superficially; scorch. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly o flame. To burn the ends of (hair,for example). To burn the nap from (cloth) in manufacturing.
sagacity n. The quality of being discerning, sound in judgment, and farsighted; Wisdom.
skylarking n. The act of running about the rigging of a vessel in sport; hence, frolicking; scuffing; sporting; carousing.
ponderous adj. Having great weight. Unwieldy from weight or bulk.: lacking grace or fluency; labored and dull: a ponderous speech.
laborious adj. Marked by or requiring long, hard work: spent many laborious hours on the project. hardworking; industrious.
whitewash n. A mixture of lime and water, often with whiting, size,or glue added, that is used to whiten walls, fences, or other structures. Concealment or palliation of flaws or failures. A defeat in a game in which the loser scores no points.
oblige v. To constrain by physical, legal, social, or moral means. To make indebted or grateful: I am obliged to you for your gracious hospitality. To do a service or favor for: They obliged us by arriving early.
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