Dragonwings - vocabulary lists
You must do the following for each word: part of speech, mark accented syllable, copy a primary definition or
synonym (you may use your online dictionary and thesaurus), write your own sentence.
You should copy/paste each chapter list into a Word document and store it in your Dragonwings
folder as "yourname_DWvocab". You are responsible for the spelling of all these words.

 

Chapter 1:

to lynch
stingy
clan
hardy
nuisance
dowry
perturbed
bilge

Chapter 2:

saloon
to lounge
inhabitant
vendor
flank
nimble
wafer
conventional
pious
dialect
drudgelike
insolent

Chapter 3:

to bolt
vast
phenomenal
to tinker
residue
skirmish
poultice
allotted
span (as of time)
sternly
unalloyed
malleable
knickknack
meticulous
rheumatic

Chapter 4:

mutual
to associate (as with people)
deliberate
hunkered down
embodiment
fateful
encounter
intuitive
begrudge
proclamation
guild
eternally
antiseptic
moronic

Chapter 5:

sneer
despise
spiteful
goaded
cleaver
gruffness
prudent

Chapter 6:

poultry
tenement (house)
turret
petite
gracious
sly
malicious

Chapter 7:

lair
vehemently
smug
patronizing
schematics
skeptical
parlor

Chapter 8:

humbug
impulse
pert
scrappy

Chapter 9:

tea money (this word must be defined from the novel - paragraph 1)
merchant
to monopolize
pagan
to boycott
to undulate
ominously
querulous
eerie
Sunday Christians (this word must be defined by reviewing its use in the chapter)
to shanghai
tottering
tormentor
martial law

Chapter 10:

trinkets
to bustle
venerable
forlorn
sprightly
taut
perpetual
cherished
amber (color)
ethereal
cistern
ineptitude
deity
adversity
incredulous
incessant
sardonically

Chapter 11:

helter-skelter
ramshackle
scavenger
writhe
feverish
ruddy
rafter
varicolored
petty
to warp (something)
lofty
tact
consecrated
contraption

Chapter 12:

abominable
penance
bristling
to relent
lavishly
jargon
dubiously
ingratiating
auspicious
exhilarated
to cannibalize
cantankerous

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