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Raisin Vocab Act 2

QUIZ: Monday, May 18

1.     dumbfounded: confused and surprised briefly

2.     eccentric: odd; different from the norm

3.     imploring: begging; pleading

4.     incredulity: doubt; disbelief

5.     intently: with careful attention

6.     menacingly: in a threatening way

7.     plaintively: sorrowfully

8.     primly: excessively proper

9.     resignation: acceptance of the inevitable or unavoidable

10.  scrutinizing: examining in detail

11.  agitation: emotional disturbance

12.  amiably: good naturedly

13.  deplore: despise; have utter disgust for

14.  desperation: condition of being driven to take almost any risk as a last resort

15.  enunciating: stating clearly and distinctly

16.  exuberant: high level of joy

17.  facetiousness: joking or jesting; often inappropriate

18.  gall: nerve; insolence

19.  presumably: probably; reasonably supposed

20.  revelation: disclosure or realization that reveals previously hidden information 

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