Phoebe the Spy

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<ul><li> 1. Phoebe the Spy Vocabulary for Mrs. Bergs Class </li> <li> 2. anxious fearful of what may happen; troubled; worried </li> <li> 3. broad very wide </li> <li> 4. bundle collection of things wrapped or boxed together </li> <li> 5. candlesticks A holder with holes for candles. </li> <li> 6. damp slight wetness, moist </li> <li> 7. daughter a mothers female child. </li> <li> 8. despair the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well; no hope </li> <li> 9. dread overwhelming fear or to be very afraid </li> <li> 10. dull not having a sharp edge or point; not shiny </li> <li> 11. harbor A place where ships can bring on or take off things </li> <li> 12. housekeeper the person who keeps a house clean and neat </li> <li> 13. jest act in a funny or teasing way; joking </li> <li> 14. mast a strong pole on a ship that holds the sails </li> <li> 15. patriot One who loves and defends his or her country. </li> <li> 16. polish (of surfaces) make shine </li> <li> 17. powdered to put powder on a wig to make it whiter </li> <li> 18. rattled to make someone lose confidence or become nervous: a noise made by shaking </li> <li> 19. sail a piece of cloth that catches the wind </li> <li> 20. scoundrel an evil, mean or wicked person </li> <li> 21. scraps a small piece of something, a scrap of food </li> <li> 22. shawl cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders </li> <li> 23. solemn deeply serious and somber </li> <li> 24. spy secretly collect sensitive or classified information </li> <li> 25. stammered speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions, stuttering </li> <li> 26. startled surprised, alarmed, or shocked </li> <li> 27. target goal intended to be attained or a location to be shot at </li> <li> 28. tavern a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks </li> <li> 29. traitor person guilty of betrayal, one who acts disloyally </li> <li> 30. unruffled calm; not disturbed ruffled unruffled </li> <li> 31. uproar a state of noisy excitement, confusion or outrage </li> <li> 32. whirling turning or swinging round and round; spinning, twirling </li> </ul>