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18 Cards in this Set

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scurry
scurry-“Matt had known him [the blind man] to hear a spider scurry from one side of its web to another” (Lowry 4).
illusion
illusion- “’Were you scared of Forest?’ Matty asked him [the blind man]. So many people were, and with good reason. ‘No. It’s all an illusion.’” (Lowry 5).
crimson
crimson-“The schoolteacher, though is true name was Mentor, was sometimes affectionately called ‘Rosy’ by the children because of the crimson birthmark that spread across his face” (Lowry 6).
lavish
lavish-“He [Matty] passed the schoolteacher’s house not to see Mentor, or to admire the lavish flower garden, but in hopes of seeing the schoolteacher’s pretty daughter, who was named Jean and who had recently teased Matty with the promise of a kiss” (Lowry 7).
ventured
ventured-“Others from Village rarely ventured into Forest” (Lowry 9).
malevolently
malevolently- “There had been terrible deaths, with bodies brought out strangled by vines or branches that had reached out malevolently around the throats and limbs of those who decided to leave Village” (Lowry 9).
passive
passive- “It [the frog] was passive in his [Matty’s] palm, and the deep translucent throat quivered” (Lowry 11).
translucent
translucent- “It [the frog] was passive in his [Matty’s] palm, and the deep translucent throat quivered” (Lowry 11).
excursion
excursion- “Ramon and Matty, carrying their fishing rods, had met for an excursion to catch salmon, and Ramon was bursting with the news” (Lowry 12).
winced
winced-“Matty winced at what his friend said. So Gatherer had been taken by Forest” (Lowry 12).
boisterous
boisterous-“He [Gatherer] was a cheerful man who loved children and small animals, who smiled often and told boisterous jokes” (Lowry 12).
commotion
commotion-“After I [Ramon] left you [Matty], I heard the commotion” (Lowry 12).
ambling
ambling-“They [Matty and Ramon] had been ambling toward the river, skirting the cornfield, and had reached the grassy bank where they often fished together (Lowry 16).
gangly
gangly-“His [Mentor’s] daughter, Jean, sold flower bouquets and loaves of fresh-baked bread in her marketplace stall while she flirted, laughing, with the gangly, self-conscious boys who stopped by (Lowry
populace
populace-“The blind man, Seer, made his way through the lanes of Village, checking on the populace, assessing the well-being of each individual” (Lowry 17).
amiss
amiss-“If anything was amiss, he [Seer] would do his best to make it right (Lowry 17
relics
relics-“There were many relics of arrival in the Museum, because each person who had not been born in Village had his own story of coming here” (Lowry 18).
gratitude
gratitude-“He [Leader] watched with gratitude as the blind man moved through the lanes” (Lowry 18).