Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold): Aguascalientes Mexico 1924-Las Papayas Flashcards


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1

Swell

verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity

2

Scythe

noun. An edge tool for cutting grass

3

Arbor

noun. A framework that supports climbing plants

4

Vicious

adjective. Having the nature of evil doing

5

Premonition

noun. an early warning about a future event

6

Mesquite

noun. any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar

7

Serenade

verb. Sing and play for somebody

8

Adobe

noun. sun-dried brick used in hot dry climates

9

Resentment

noun. A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

10

Capricious

adjective. determined by chance or impulse rather than by necessity

11

Distinguished

adjective. standing above others in character or attainment

12

Propriety

noun. correct behavior

13

Taunting

verb. harass with persistent criticism or carping

14

Tallow

noun. a hard substance used for making soap and candles

15

Melodic

adjective. containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody