Shame the Stars Chapters 3-6 Vocabulary Flashcards


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english 1, juvenile fiction, people & places, united states, social themes, dating & relationships, young adult fiction, historical, 20th century, mexico, romance
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indiscriminate

lacking thought or careful choice; random

2

sympathizer

a person who supports a political organization or believes in a set of ideas

3

harboring

shelter or hide (a criminal or wanted person).

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insurgent

a rebel or a revolutionary, someone who takes up arms against the authorities

5

vengeance

the act of killing, injuring, or harming someone because they have harmed you

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impertinent

not related to what is being discussed or considered and therefore not important

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chaparral

a dense impenetrable thicket of shrubs or dwarf trees

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ruthless

having no pity : merciless, cruel

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competent

having the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully

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exasperate

to make something that is already bad even worse

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incur

to get or receive — and usually it's something you brought upon yourself

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rampant

wild or out of control

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grandeur

splendor and impressiveness, especially of appearance or style

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implications

something that is suggested, or happens, indirectly

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corroborate

to support with evidence or authority

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guise

an outward appearance that hides the true nature of someone or something

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vile

something or someone so morally wrong or offensive as to be thoroughly disgusting

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desiccate

remove the moisture from (something); cause to become completely dry