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prevalent
common
diplomacy
skill in getting along with people
covet
want something with envy; greed
preposterous
very silly; enough to laugh
trifle
something of little value
monotonously
boring in a way that does not change
repulsed
pushed away; disgusted
treacherous
not loyal or reliable
apprehensively
in a fearful way
remorse
feeling of guilt
resolved
decided
jubilant
extremely joyful
sumptuous
magnificent; splendid
muster
to gather or collect
reverent
showing deep respect
ingenious
clever
convalescent
getting well after being sick
pent
held or kept in
exultation
extreme joy
intolerable
unbearable; too painful to endure
clamor
loud noise
hideously
in a horrible or disgusting way
delirious
mentally confused
fortnight
two weeks
plait
braid
jealous
to envy
reconciliation
process of making compatible
spectacle
to put on a public show or display to try and impress someone
tongue
moveable organ in the mouth that aids in eating
grating
to have an irritating effect
pummeling
to beat as with fist
gouging
an act of extortion; to swindle; to cheat out of
triumph
highly successful or victorious
flogging
to beat as with a stick or whip
convenience
saves work or adds to one's comfort
humiliated
to cause to loose pride or self respect
conscience
the inner sense of what is right
endure
to hold out without giving in
patience
to bear misfortune or annoyance
lugubrious
gloomy
incantation
chanting with magical power
escapade
crazy adventure
persecute
harassment
rebuke
scold
Name some superstitions from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
- If you bring a dead cat to a graveyard at midnight after someone wicked is buried it takes away warts
- If an inchworm walks across you, you will get a new set of clothes
- If a dog howls in your direction it is bad luck
- Ghosts come out only at night and cannot come near a cross
- Stump water kills warts
How long were Becky Thatcher & Tom Sawyer lost the cave?
3 days
What could you not do in the Order of Temperates?
Drink, smoke, swear
What is the theme of this book?
-friendship
-childhood
-family
-what is right
-honesty
Describe Tom Sawyer
protagonist, main character, mischevious
Describe Sid
antagonist, Tom's half brother
Describe Aunt Polly
Tom's aunt/guardian
Describe Mary
Tom's cousin
Describe Injun Joe
murderer, mean, 1/2 Indian, 1/2 Caucasian
Describe Muff Potter
drunkard, framed for murder
Describe Dr. Robinson
murdered
Describe Becky Thatcher
new girl, yellow plaited hair
Describe Huck Finn
Tom's friend, father is a drunk, no rules, has a care-free life
Describe Joe Harper
Tom's bosom buddy
Describe Amy Lawrence
former girlfriend to Tom
Describe Mr. Dobbins
Tom's teacher
Describe Alfred Templeton
person responsible for spilling ink on Tom's spelling book
Describe Mr. Jones
lives with 3 sons, helps Huck Finn
Describe Mr. Watters
school superintendent
Describe Mr. Sprague
minister
Widow Douglass
kind hearted old woman, husband is dead, takes in Huck Finn
Describe Ben Rodgers
gullible, friend of Tom
Describe Mrs. Harper
Joe's mother
Describe Jim
Aunt Polly's slave
Describe Judge Thatcher
Becky's father, judge, rewards Tom & Huck for finding Injun Joe and his treasure