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Flashcards for Quiz on "The Hangman" and "Escape: A Slave Narrative"

Flogging To beat someone with a whip or stick as punishment or torture.
Sallied To charge
Chagrin Distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated
Coarse Rude, crude, or vulgar speech
Smite To strike with a firm blow.
Vexed to be annoyed, frustrated, worried, etc.. with trivial matters.
Emboldened To be given courage or confidence to do something ot behave in a certain way.
Parley To hold a conference with the opposing side to discuss terms.
Vigilance The action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
Fabrications Inventions or concoctions with deceitful intentions.
Laborious Requiring considerable effort and time.
Query A question
Encumbrance A burden/impediment
Elated In high spirits; exultant or proud.
Created by: Jess1234



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