English A 5 Grade Vocabulary List Homework due Friday:

English A 5th Grade Vocabulary List
Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 (“Sign of the Beaver”)
defiance - n., open resistance; bold disobedience.
coax– v., obtain by gentle or patient persuasion.
endure - v., to bear under pressure or discomfort; to function despite discomfort.
hobble- v., to walk with trouble or in an awkward manner; limp.
grudgingly - adv, reluctantly or unwillingly.
puny – adj., very small or weak; feeble.
immense - adj., very large or huge.
hideous - adj., ugly or frightening.
Homework due Friday: Look up each word in the dictionary. Use root
words if you can’t find the origin of the given word.