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Sarah, Plain and Tall Vocabulary List

Chapter 1

Dusk (pg. 3)-the time of day following sunset

Wretched (pg. 5)-miserable or unfortunate #1

Homely (pg. 5)- not attractive, plain #1

Chapter 2

Pesky (pg. 13) –annoying

Peer (pg. 17)-to look at something that is difficult to see #1

Bonnet (pg. 17)- a baby or woman’s hat tied with strings under the chin

Chapter 3

Slick (pg. 18)-smooth or slippery

Fetch (pg. 19)- to go after and bring back someone or something

Clatter (pg. 21)-a sound made by the banging of something together

Chapter 4

Paddock(pg. 26)-an enclosed field or area where horses can graze or exercise-no synonym

Roam (pg. 25)-to wander around without a purpose

Rustle(pg. 30)-a soft sound as things move together gently

Chapter 5

Coarse(pg. 32)- a rough texture or surface#1

Dune(pg. 33)- a sand hill made by the wind sometimes near the ocean

Rot(pg. 34)- to decay

Chapter 6

Rein(pg. 37)-straps attached to an animal to control or direct it

Tread(pg. 41)- to swim in one place with our body vertical to the water (definition # 5)

Gleam(pg. 41)-to shine like a beam of light

Chapter 7

Prim(pg. 44)-stiff, formal and proper

Squawk(pg. 46)-to complain loudly (definition #5)

Lonely(pg. 45)-sad because you are by yourself or far from things you miss

Chapter 8

Sly(pg. 51)-mischievous and secretive

Squall(pg. 53)-a sudden violent wind that usually brings rain

Pungent(pg. 53)-a strong sharp smell

Chapter 9

Damage(pg. 58)-the harm caused by something

Hitch(pg. 58)-to fasten with a rope

Nudge(pg. 63)-to give someone or something a small push