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Raisin Vocab List #3

Act II, scene i  (#3)

1.       arrogant: overbearingly proud; haughty

2.       cliché: trite or over used expression or idea

3.       dumbfounded: confused and surprised briefly

4.       eccentric: odd; different from the norm

5.       emerge: to come out from

6.       imploring: begging; pleading

7.       incredulity: doubt; disbelief

8.       intently: with careful attention

9.       menacingly: in a threatening way

10.   oppressive: tyrannical

11.   plaintively: sorrowfully

12.   primly: excessively proper

13.   resignation: acceptance of the inevitable or unavoidable

14.   sarcastically: in a manner using statements or implications opposite to the underlying meaning

15.   scrutinizing: examining in detail 

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