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Flashcards in Warriors Don't Cry Vocabulary Deck (20):
1

Act or practice of being separate

Segregation

2

To crouch as in fear or shame

Cowered

3

To walk with a leisurely gate; to stroll

Sauntered

4

Taking extreme care with minute details; precise

Meticulous

5

To hold firmly; eye or attention

Riveted

6

A delay or cessation for a time; a period of relief

Respite

7

Form of punishment in which a person is forced to run through two rows of people who strike at him or her

Gauntlet

8

Extremely disturbing or distressing

Harrowing

9

A complete failure; disaster; catastrophe

Fiasco

10

Acceptance of all things and events as inevitable- pre-determined

Fatalistic

11

To divide into sharply opposing factions

Polarized

12

Utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion despite all appeals

Adamant

13

Stealthily treacherous or deceitful

Insidious

14

An overwhelming quantity or explosion as of words, blows, and criticisms

Barrage

15

State or quality of watchfulness

Vigilance

16

A thin layer of wood over another substance

Veneer

17

Disease that usually affects the lungs caused by mycobacterium; consumption

Tuberculosis

18

The trace of something bad, offensive, or harmful

Tainted

19

A religious service held at an educational institution the Sunday before commencement or graduation

Baccalaureate

20

Consisting of parts that together form a whole

Integration