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Flashcards in Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass Deck (30):
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advertisement

notice designed to attract public attention

2

affectionate

having or showing fond feelings

3

alarm

a sudden fear caused by the realization of danger

4

astonish

to fill with wonder or amazement

5

awe

a mixed emotion of reverence, respect, dread and wonder inspired by authority

6

awkward

marked by or causing embarrassment or discomfort

7

bristle

become angry or irriated

8

caterpillar

worm-like larva of various insects such as the butterfly and moth

9

chorus

a group who speak or sing in unison

10

cinder

the residue left when material is consumed by fire

11

clasp

embrace, usually with affection

12

confess

to admit or acknowledge something

13

convenient

suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs

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diligent

marked by persevering, painstaking effort

15

excuse - v.

free from an obligation or duty

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exhausted

worn out completely

17

horror

an intense painful feeling of fear

18

invisible

impossible to see

19

melancholy

expressing or suggestion sorrow or gloom

20

memorandum

a short note written as a reminder

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principal

first in importance, rank, worth, or degree

22

ramble

wander

23

rapid

moving, acting, or occurring with great speed

24

resolute

determined

25

shrill

high-pitched and piercing in tone or sound

26

snout

the projecting nose of an animal

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supple

moving and bending with agility; limber

28

survey - n.

a general or comprehensive view

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whisker

the hair on a man's cheeks and chin

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wilderness

an unsettled, uncultivated region left to its natural conditions