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The Scarlet Ibis

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Vocabulary Words


These are some vocabulary words from the story.

Sullenlly; adv.:  resentfully; gloomily.

Imminent; adj,:  rainbow-like; displaying a shifting range of colors.   

Serene; adj.:  peaceful; calm.

Infallibility; n,:  inability to make a mistake.

Blighted; v.:  used as adj.; suffering from conditions that destroy or preven growth.

Doggedness; n.:  stubborness; persistence.

Reiterated; adv.:  repeated

Precariously;  adv.:  unsteadily; insecurely.

Mar; v.:  damage; spoil.

Ms. Kuhn's Rage Against the Irony Discussion Group