Animal Farm: Animal Farm Flashcards


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Animal Farm
Chapters 1-10
Grade levels:
10th grade
Subjects:
fiction, political, classics, dystopian
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laborious

requiring much work or hard work

2

tyranny

cruel or unjust use of power

3

tyrannise British spelling of tyrannize

to use power in a cruel or unjust way

4

counteract

to act against; neutralize

5

maltreating

treating cruelly; abusing

6

implements

useful articles of equipment; tools

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cryptic

having a hidden meaning; secret

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indefatigable

never giving in to tiredness

9

maxim

short statement expressing a general truth or doctrine

10

ignominious

shameful; dishonorable

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pretext

false reason or excuse given to hide the truth

12

faction

group of people within a larger group. A faction works against the larger group or against other factions to promote its own interests.

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eloquence

ability to use language forcefully and persuasively

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tactics

methods used to achieve a goal

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reconciled

made (someone) willing to accept

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retinue

attendants or servants; followers

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conciliatory

tending to win over or soothe

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contemptible

deserving disrespect or scorn

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lamentation

loud grief; sorrowful weeping

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superannuated

too old for work; out-of-date and useless