act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
...that wasn't a strong
strong evidence for something
testament to suburbia, or terminal geek gear?
the quality of being magnificent or grand
This beautiful, crumbling metaphor for our planet could contain an entire world of art, of humanity, of
a deity or nymph of the woods
I tried to draw my face in a tree for that stupid art project. Like a
violent and needless disturbance
We will wander under the bleachers and commit wild acts of
a freelance photographer who pursues celebrities
Heads snap in my direction with the sound of a hundred
paparazzi camera shutters.
someone who supports or champions something
patrons who understood the need for basic things like paper and paint...
group of people related by blood or marriage
Last year, our
clan dressed up as witches on a warm, wicked evening.
a trial period during which one's abilities are tested
Heather is a freshman member of the Martha clan, on
probation until she proves herself.
someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea
Pirates support violence and discrimination against women.
having or showing arrogant superiority to
Overbearing Eurocentric Patriarchs would be perfect, but I don't mention it.
the male head of family or tribe
I think Overbearing Eurocentric
Patriarchs would be perfect, but I don't mention it.
relating to involuntary muscular contractions
My throat is always sore, my lips raw, like I have some kind of
of or relating to a funeral
Your results lead to the following career paths:
having abnormal fear or hatred of foreigners
As a citizen and a student, I am protesting the tone of this lesson as racist, intolerant, and
expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
I've never heard a more
troubled persistently, especially with petty annoyances
harried, rushed mother turns into a strung-out retail junkie during the holidays.
lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications
The Petrakis lawyer is threatening to sue the school district and Mr. Neck for everything from
incompetence to civil rights violations.
relating to or including diverse nationalities or customs
The school board said no songs from Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa. Instead of
multicultural, we have no-cultural.
a union of interests or purposes among members of a group
I am one of them.
infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of bacilli
But I might paint my eyelids gold and my nails a
affected with madness or insanity
Hairwoman has a warped sense of humor as well as a
old and twisted and covered in lines
gnarled, bloodstained lacrosse stick hit me in the head."
inactive but capable of becoming active
Mount Dad, long
dormant, now considered armed and dangerous.
a prescribed number
You haven't delivered your can
a mammal the female of which has a pouch carrying the young
Principal Principal decided that Hornets represent the Merryweather spirit better than foreign
the practice of investing things with arbitrary meaning
You're making all this
symbolism stuff up. I think his story is just a story.
add inflections showing person, number, gender, or tense
I cut class. You cut class. He, she, it cut class. We cut class. They cut class.
the act of surrendering power to another
It's either supposed to bore us into
submission or prepare us for an insane asylum.
tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient
They had to wash off all her dead skin, drug her, and wait for the skin
grafts to heal.
showing pensive sadness
Wistful is a one-point vocab word.
a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death
The sky screams to deliver it, a hundred
banshees flying on the edge of the blizzard.
a set of two similar things considered as a unit
Braces of geese punch through the thin ice left on the lake.
tenacious, stinging, clever.
the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
I aced the bio test about
a jar of mixed flower petals and spices used as perfume
potpourri I brought to cover up the stench just makes it all worse.
a woman advocate of women's right to vote
Women were treated like dolls, not allowed to have ideas, opinions, or voices. Then the
suffragettes marched in, loud and in your face.
suggest that someone is guilty
Maybe I don't want to
a young offender
She's not about to be beat by some hushquiet
delinquent who used to be her friend.
marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
My stuffed rabbits crawl out of their burrows, noses awiggle...as excited as Mom that someone might want to visit me, but cautious.
a pariah who is avoided by others
She stops suddenly, like she just remembered that I'm the village
turning away from a straight course
devious internal compass brought me back.
harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks
Sometimes I think high school is one long
a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares
I'll leave the
dignified and serious in manner or character
Tires squeal out of the parking lot, another
sober student farewell.