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    1) The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn --

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    Vocabulary Word List:
    A vocabulary list of 51 words for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn listed alphabetically and by parts of speech:
    affix, bashful, bewitch, blubber, bowie, budge, chaw, clatter, commence, curry-comb, cuss, deed, dodge, evasion, frock, galluses, gaudy, goggle, fetch, fidgety, frivolous, fuss, gnaw, grieve, hack, hover, imposter, ingot, jest, lynch, meddle, numskull, orgy, ornery, pious, ransom, rapscallion, raspy, reckon, reticule, rushes, screech, skiff, slouch, solemn, stanchion, tallow, thicket, trample, trifling, wigwam
    VERBS: commence, bewitch, hack, ransom, hover, slouch, cuss, screech, clatter, lynch, budge, blubber, reckon, trample, meddle, jest, goggle, fuss, gnaw, grieve, fetch, dodge, chaw
    NOUNS: ingot, numskull, stanchion, rushes, curry-comb, thicket, deed, affix, skiff, rapscallion, reticule, bowie, galluses, wigwam, tallow, evasion, frock, imposter, orgy
    ADJECTIVES: solemn, fidgety, frivolous, ornery, gaudy, pious, raspy, trifling, bashful


    The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn --

    1)  To attach to something else: fasten (verb)
    Root FIX = fixed, fastened

    2)  Of little importance: trivial; undeserving of serious attention (adjective)
    Root FRIV = fragile, silly

    3)  Garish and tastelessly decorated; very lavish or showy (adjective)
    Root GAUD = rejoice

    4)  Skill or cleverness that allows someone to solve problems; inventiveness (noun)
    Root GEN = race, kind

    5)  Solid piece of metal formed into a shape easy to handle or store (noun)
    Root LINGUA = tongue

    6)  A foolish, stupid person (noun)
    Root unknown

    7)  With a touchy and self-willed disposition easily annoyed or angered (adjective)
    Root ORDIN = order, rank

    8)  A rascal, scamp (noun)
    Root RASCAILE = rabble, one of the rabble

    9)  A woman's drawstring bag used as a carryall (noun)
    Root RETE = net

    10)  A strong upright pole, post, bar or support; a device that fits around an animal's neck to limit motion, as in a stall (noun)
    Root STA = stand

    11)  White fat from cattle or sheep used mainly for candles, margarine, lubricants and soap (noun)
    Root TALG = color (Old English)

    12)  The language of ordinary speech, not formal writing (noun)
    Root VERNA = a native slave

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