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Raisin Vocab Act 3

QUIZ: Monday, May 25

1.     ails: pains or makes ill

2.     amid: among; in the midst of

3.     briskly: quickly; speedily

4.     despair: hopelessness

5.     epitaph: sentence or phrase that summarizes a person’s life or character

6.     flippancy: casualness; without seriousness

7.     mirage: optical illusion; something you see that isn’t there

8.     monologue: long speech by an individual

9.     ominous: menacing; threatening

10.  outmoded: out of style

11.  penetrated: pierced; affected; diffused

12.  plunder: steal; take forcefully

13.  precariously: placed dangerously 

14.  reverie: dream-like state

15.  wrought: shaped; made

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