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Kite Runner ch. 1-9

Kite Runner ch. 1-9 Mrs. Corbelli

unscrupulous not honest or fair : doing things that are wrong, dishonest, or illegal
atrophied to become weak from lack of use
mongoloid characteristic of a race of humankind native to Asia and classified according to physical features (as the presence of an epicanthic fold); usually offensive : of, relating to, or affected with Down syndrome
sallow slightly yellow in a way that does not look healthy
quelled to end or stop (something) usually by using force
garrulous rambling, pointlessly or annoyingly talkative
veracity truth or accuracy
chortle to laugh because you are amused or pleased by something
aficionados a person who likes and knows a lot about something
vehemently showing strong and often angry feelings : very emotional
nemesis an opponent or enemy that is very difficult to defeat
hone to sharpen (something, such as a knife) with a stone
abhor to dislike (someone or something) very much
guile the use of clever and usually dishonest methods to achieve something
periphery Relatively minor, irrelevant, or superficial aspects of the subject in question
sloughing To discard as undesirable & get rid of
sluiced to drain, to flow or pour down heavily
Created by: JCorbelli



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