• Spelling and Vocabulary for Unit #4

    1.      quavering-  shaking or trembling

    2.      tersely- curtly; crisply; briefly

    3.      winced- drew back slightly, twisting the face, as in pain or alarm

    4.      indispensable- essential; necessary

    5.      unusual- odd; strange

    6.      neighbor- nearby resident; friend

    7.      snarling- growling; gnarling

    8.      coaxing- persuading; urging

    9.      dormant- asleep; silent

    10.  twilight- dusk; dawn

    11.  quench- drink; moisten

    12.  crackled- snapped; popped

    13.  sparsely- meagerly; scantily

    14.  aromatic- fragrant; sweet-smelling; perfume

    15.  commotion- disturbance; excitement

    16.  pestering- bothering; badgering

    17.  accident- mishap; misfortune

    18.  hectic- busy; chaotic

    19.  effect- conclusion; consequence; resolution

    20. ferocious- fierce; savagely cruel and wild