Unit 3: Novel Study: The Lightning Thief, Chapters 1–9

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  1. eavesdrop
    listen without the speaker's knowledge
  2. solstice
    when the sun is at its greatest distance from the equator
  3. dyslexic
    having impaired ability to comprehend written words
  4. probation
    a trial period during which one's abilities are tested
  5. scythe
    an edge tool for cutting grass
  6. hallucinate
    have illusions; perceive what is not actually there
  7. lumber
    move heavily or clumsily
  8. talon
    a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey
  9. lanolin
    a yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool
  10. holographic
    of or relating to 3D projected images
  11. minion
    a servile or fawning dependent
  12. reverent
    feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
  13. recoil
    draw back, as with fear or pain
  14. Minotaur
    (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man; slain by Theseus
  15. cherub
    an angel portrayed as a winged child
  16. pseudonym
    a fake name used to engage in some activity
  17. immortal
    not subject to death
  18. resent
    feel bitter or indignant about
  19. hilt
    the handle of a sword or dagger
  20. honorary
    given as an award without the normal duties
  21. appraise
    estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of
  22. venomous
    marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful
Created on November 6, 2020 (updated November 10, 2020)

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