from another place or part of the world
He has abandoned the Martha table and hangs around and onto Rachel/Rachelle and Greta-Ingrid and all the other resident
according to what has been declared but not proved
The total damage included one stomach pumped, three breakups of long-term relationships, one lost diamond earring, four outrageous hotel-room parties, and five matching tattoos
allegedly decorating the behinds of the senior class officers.
a skin area that is thick or hard from continual pressure
calluses on my hands from yard work.
a soft tufted cord used in embroidery
She kicks a
chenille bunny who was sleeping in my robe on the floor.
influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
The sun appears butter-yellow and so warm it
coaxes tulips out of the crusty mud.
He gives me a D and
escorts me to the authorities.
an act freeing someone from obligations
The cheerleaders have obtained some sort of special
exemption to roam the hall in a pack with pens in hand to seek out autographs of staff and students.
the study of heredity and variation in organisms
formal agreement as to terms of a debt
Indentured servitude would be better.
teaching someone to accept beliefs uncritically
If I ran a high school, I would include stuff like this in the first-day
intense or sharp
It’s impossible to listen to Ms.
Interesting use of the word for the teacher's name!
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
He is not as tall as my memories, but is still
the product of a body's mass and its velocity
momentum keeps Rachel/Rachelle and Andy walking all the way to the end of the hall.
the source of an artist's inspiration
Instead of leaving me alone to “find my
muse” (a real quote, I swear), he lands on the stool next to me and starts criticizing.
come into possession of
The cheerleaders have
obtained some sort of special exemption to roam the hall in a pack with pens in hand to seek out autographs of staff and students.
a formal request that something be submitted to an authority
The PTA has started a
petition to get rid of the Hornet as our school mascot.
to a great depth psychologically
It is all so
pry Heather out of Mom’s claws and we retreat to my room.
the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property
His latest career goal is to be a
a plan for attaining a particular goal
It’s a delaying
tactic, the kind that juries love.
tenacious, stinging, clever.
a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
Tensions are running high.
of or relating to or caused by a poison
My head is killing me, my throat is killing me, my stomach bubbles with