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The Hobbit -VOCABULARY

Look over the vocabulary. If there is a word you don't know, then write it down to study. Test over these words Friday.

PS-You can quiz yourself to see what you don't know and go from there...look at your resources.

Vocabulary "The Hobbit"

Test over the words below on Thursday, October 19, 2017

1,  shirk

(v) avoid dealing with

2,  quaff

(v) to drink heartily

3.  inconveniencing

(adj) lacking of ease

4.  gnash

(v) To grind or strike the teeth together, as from rage.

5.  subterranean

(adj) being or operating under the surface of the earth

6.  unbeknown

(adv) without someone's knowledge

7.  chestnut

(n) any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn

8.  antiquity

(n) the quality of being ancient; ancient times

9.  sorrel

(n) a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color

10.  bracken

(n) large coarse fern often several feet high

11. larch

(adj) any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves

12.  marjoram

(n) pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets

13.  proverb

(n)a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

14.  carrock

(n) large freestanding and flat topped stone constructed in the middle of a forest by Beorn.

15.  appalling

(adj) causing dismay or horror

16.  tippet

(n) , a scarf, usually of fur or wool, for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, and usually having ends hanging down in front

17.  dale

(n), an open river valley (in a hilly area)

18.  trestle

(n), a supporting tower used to support a bridge

19.  mead

(n), an alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water

20.  withered

(adj), lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness

 

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