TUCK EVERLASTING word list 29 words

A few words from Natalie Babbitt's novel for your use.
  1. bovine
    any of various members of the genus Bos
  2. catholic
    free from provincial prejudices or attachments
  3. mindless
    devoid of intelligence
  4. stirred
    set into a usually circular motion in order to mix or blend
  5. defeated
    people who are defeated
  6. lapse
    drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
  7. gentility
    elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
  8. constable
    a police officer of the lowest rank
  9. accusation
    an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
  10. barbarian
    a member of an uncivilized people
  11. courteous
    characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
  12. grudgingly
    in a grudging manner
  13. gander
    mature male goose
  14. hub
    the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
  15. amble
    walk leisurely
  16. tangent
    a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point
  17. abruptly
    quickly and without warning
  18. dimension
    a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
  19. carelessly
    without care or concern
  20. isolation
    the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others
  21. melancholy
    a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
  22. vanish
    become invisible or unnoticeable
  23. squat
    sit on one's heels
  24. profound
    situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed
  25. accomplice
    a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
  26. custody
    (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
  27. snatch
    to grasp hastily or eagerly
  28. revulsion
    intense aversion
  29. verandah
    a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)