spelling list #8 Flashcards


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pious

deeply religious

2

ordained

ordered or decreed; announced (ordain, ordains, ordaining)

3

persisted

continued firmly or steadily (persist, persists, persisting)

4

stunted

not properly grown (stunt, stunts)

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expired

died (expire, expires, expiring)

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Algonquins

North American Indians from parts of Canada who believed in a

Great Spirit

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wigwam

a dome-shaped hut used by some North American Indian peoples

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moccasins

soft, leather shoes/slippers without a heel (moccasin)

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wampum

small beads made from shells strung together to be worn or used as

money by North American Indians

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azure

like the color of the sky; bright blue

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pavilion

a large tent or shelter, often highly decorated

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herald

the person in a king’s court who makes official announcements

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compare

how things are the same or alike

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contrast

how things are different or unlike

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character types

recognizable, unchanging figures whom readers meet over

and over again in one story after another.