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posture(n)

",but her posture makes her look insecure."

p.27
meaning: the position you hold your body in where you sit or stand
absorb(v)

" May be I was too young to absorb vivd colors and details, or-"

p.25
meaning: to understand something
animatedly (adv)

",bringing it up to her mouth in a sesuous are of her arm as she talks animatedly."

p.27
meaning:full of interest and energy
ubiquitous (adj)

"-, as well as the ubiquitous rice dish made special with pigeon peas-"

p.29
meaning: seeming to be everywhere
haunt (v)

" Do you remember the comment your mother made to a neighbor that has always haynted you?"

p.31
meaning: if something haunts you, you keep remembering it or being affected by it, althought you don't want this.
shriveled (adj)

" He is dying of alcoholism, shrunken and shriveled like a monkey,-"

p.32
meaning: becoming smaller and the surface is covered in lines because of dryness and old
intrusive (adj)

" And in a culture where are not considered intrusive, there was no need to leave the children at home."

p.28
meaning: an unwanted person, events that interrupts or annoys you
linger (v)

" We always lingered at La Bodega,-"

p.27
meaning: to stay somewhere longer or to take longer to do somthing than usual
shrug (V)

" , she has shrugged, " I don't remeber. Just a coincidence."

p.26
meaning: to raise and then lower your shoulders in order to show that you don't know something or don't care
justification (n)

""Since there is no justification for the absurd movement that music provides for some of us,-"

p.30
meaning: a good and acceptable reasons for doing something