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6th Vocabulary Words

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Vocabulary CH’s. 10-12



despondent = feeling or showing hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom

humdrum = lacking variety; boring; dull

reproach = to find fault with; blame

desolate = barren, deserted, uninhabited

acrid = sharp or biting to the taste or smell

despicable = deserving to be despised, or regarded with distaste, disgust, or disdain

flimsy = without material strength or solidity; weak or inadequate

scheme = a plan, design, or program of action to be followed; project

urgency = urgent requirements or needs

crescendo = a gradual, steady increase in loudness or force

persistent = to keep going, especially in spite of opposition, obstacles, discouragement