Holes Voc. Chapters 1-7 14 words

  1. perseverance
    the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
  2. gesture
    motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
  3. expelling
    any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
  4. deftly
    in a deft manner
  5. scarcity
    a small and inadequate amount
  6. desolate
    providing no shelter or sustenance
  7. expanse
    a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
  8. excavate
    remove the inner part or the core of
  9. perimeter
    a line enclosing a plane areas
  10. juvenile
    of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
  11. grimace
    contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
  12. stifling
    characterized by oppressive heat and humidity
  13. preposterous
    incongruous;inviting ridicule
  14. forlorn
    marked by or showing hopelessness