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Flashcards in Uncle Remus Returns Deck (23):
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absurd

foolishly incongruous or unreasonable

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audible

heard or perceived by the ear

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ballad

a narrative poem, often of folk origin an intended to be sung

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commotion

a condition of turbulent motion; an agitated disturbance

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decanter

decorative vessel especially used for serving wine

6

disappointment

the condition of feeling let down or dissatisfied

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distinct

easily perceived by the senses; clear; apparent

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dodge

move aside suddenly to avoid something

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dwindle

become smaller or less

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enormous

very great in size, exent, number, or degree

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fetch

to come or go after and take or bring back

12

growl

make a low guttural sound; speak angrily

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impatient

expressing irritation or intolerance

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interrupt

to ask questions or make remarks while another is speaking; to break the continuity of

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offended

being displeased, angry, resentful

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patter

quick, light, softly audible steps

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quiver - v.

to shake with rapid, tremulous movement

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scepter

a staff held by a sovereign as a emblem of authority

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scurry

scamper, go with light running steps

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telescope

a device which can be make more compact by sliding overlapping sections inward; an optical instrument for viewing distant objects

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tidy

orderly and neat in appearance

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trough

a long, narrow, generally shallow receptacle for holding water or feed for animals

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waist

the part of the human body between the bottom of the rib cage and the pelvis