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Tuck Everlasting Vocabulary Flashcards

Tuck Everlasting Vocabulary Flashcards
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Anguish
A feeling of extreme pain and suffering
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Mirage
Something that can be seen but is not real or something that cannot be reached
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Perilous
Very dangerous
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Indomitable
Unbeatable, cannot be defeated or harmed
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Melancholy
A feeling of sadness
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Homely
Plain or simple appearance
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Brooch
A pin worn on a woman's clothing for decoration
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Scornful
A way of expressing hate or strong disapproval in something
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Solemnly
A very serious or sad way of doing something
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Scarcely
A way to describe something that has a very small amount or that doesn't happen often
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Gallows
A device used to hang someone
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Conceal
To keep someone or something from being seen or discovered
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Flashcard Content Overview

What if you could live forever? Would it be a blessing or a curse? These are the questions that the Tuck family try to answer for us in the fantasy Tuck Everlasting. One thing is for certain, if you could live forever, you would have plenty of time to learn a lot of vocabulary words like these! In this set you will learn some of the vocabulary words in Tuck Everlasting.

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To delve deeper into the book Tuck Everlasting, please refer to the following Study Guide chapters which include several lessons each:

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If you are reading Tuck Everlasting, you might find some of the words to be unfamiliar and perhaps challenging. Learning the words in this flashcard set will help you better understand Tuck Everlasting. As you read, you will be more familiar with the vocabulary words that you learned by studying this set, and your experience with the book with be richer and more vivid.

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Conceal
To keep someone or something from being seen or discovered
Gallows
A device used to hang someone
Scarcely
A way to describe something that has a very small amount or that doesn't happen often
Solemnly
A very serious or sad way of doing something
Scornful
A way of expressing hate or strong disapproval in something
Brooch
A pin worn on a woman's clothing for decoration
Homely
Plain or simple appearance
Melancholy
A feeling of sadness
Indomitable
Unbeatable, cannot be defeated or harmed
Perilous
Very dangerous
Mirage
Something that can be seen but is not real or something that cannot be reached
Anguish
A feeling of extreme pain and suffering
Gesture
To show or express feelings or to direct someone, usually through movement of a hand.
Teeming
Filled up with life, full of life
Poised
Balanced and ready for action
Fleeting
Used to describe time that is brief and disappears quickly
Petulance
An irritable, childlike, sulking attitude
Gingerly
A way of doing something with extreme tenderness or care
Plaintive
A way of thinking deeply about serious or sorrowful things
Amble
To walk in a slow and leisurely way
Exasperated
Very annoyed and frustrated
Remnant
A small part that remains after the larger part no longer exists
Jaunty
Having an upbeat, pleasant, and self-confident way
Grimace
A facial expression that shows a negative mental state
Twilight
The period of time between day and night where the sun is below the horizon and a little light is still in the sky

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