The Diary of Anne Frank McKenna Furman PD.8

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absorbed

intensely engaged; engrossed.

She sat in an armchair, absorbed in the book.

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Bolt

metal pin or bar.

Fred sat up bolt upright.

3

canal

waterway constructed.

From this place the Ruhr canal connects it with Duisburg.

4

linen

cloth woven from flax.

Its material may be linen, wool, cotton or silk; but silk only is the rule for deacons.

5

possessions

the state of having or owning something.

"A possession" she repeated, bristling.

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sprawling

sit, lie, or fall

The apartment was a sprawling penthouse.

7

threadbare

a cloth or clothing or soft furnishing.

They young man was dressed in threadbare.

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uncertainty

the state of being uncertain

She was very uncertainty about the homework.

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bickering

argue about pretty and trivial matters.

When the phone ringed, they bickered about who would answer it.

10

compassionate

feeling or showing sympathy for others.

She sat on the edge of the bed, contemplating cynthia with a compassionate expression.

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Cultured

characterized by refined taste and manners and good education.

The development of a modern, cultured society.

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Dignified

having or showing a composed or serous manner that is worthy respect.

She maintained a dignified silence.

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makeshift

serving as temporary substitute.

She was arranging a row of chairs to form a makeshift bed.

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rubbish

waste material refuse or litter.

The alleyway was high with rubbish.

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conspicuous

standing out so as to be clearly visible.

He was very thin with a conspicuous adams apple.

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fatalist

The acceptance of all things.

Her fatalist helped her.

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bewildered

causes someone to become perplexed.

She seemed frightened and bewildered.

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insufferable

having or showing unbearable arrogance.

She is a insufferable bully.

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resent

feel bitterness or indignation.

She resent the fact that I was a child.

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narrator

a person that narrators something.

She was a good narrator for the book.

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scenery

natural features of a landscape.

The mountain top had a good scenery.

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setting

the place or type of surrounding.

The book had a good setting.

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props

respect or credit to a person.

She got props for the play.

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dialogue

conversation between two or more people.

The book consisted of a series of dialogue.

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scene

the place where an incident in real life.

The scene was so funny.

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playwright

a person who writes plays.

She wanted to be a playwright once she gets older.

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cast of characters

the actors in a play.

The cast of characters were all girls.

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introduction

the action of introducing something.

The introduction was slow.

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stage

a point, or step in a process or development.

He followed every stage.

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theater

a building or outdoor area.

The theater was filled with people.

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act

take action or do something.

She acted like she didn't care.

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stage directions

an instruction in the text of the play.

She didn't listen to the stage directions.

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script

the written text in a play.

The script was long.

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set

put, lay, or stand.

She got everything set up for the play.