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Westing Game Ch. 1-6

Scherr 5th Grade- vocab for chapters 1-6 of The Westing Game

Asylum an institution for the care of the mentally ill
Breach an infraction or violation, as of a law, trust, faith, or promise
Averted to turn away or aside; to ward off; prevent
Grappled to engage in a struggle or close encounter
Putrid having the odor of decaying; in a state of foul decomposition; rotten
Gaunt extremely thin and bony; haggard and drawn
Fa├žade the front of a building, especially a decorative one
Afflicted to distress with mental or bodily pain; trouble greatly or grievously
Appalled filled or overcome with horror or fear; dismay
Dastardly cowardly; sneaking
Executor a person named in a will to carry out the provisions of that will
Purported claimed; alleged
Sporadic appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time; occasional
Verified confirmed accuracy or truth by acceptable evidence or action
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