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59 Terms

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sabotage

to deliberately destroy or damage

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impassive

not feeling or showing emotion

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3

sulk

to mope around or pout

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4

lanky

ungracefully tall and thin

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5

incident

an event or occurrence

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6

obstinate

stubborn

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7

contempt

the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration

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8

civilized

polite

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9

edgy

very nervous or impatient

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10

adjusted

changed or arranged to fit a need or demand

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11

hesitated

waited or stopped because of uncertainty

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12

residential

used or designed for the place where people live

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13

extended

to reach out

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14

motionless

without movement; still

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15

hoodlum

a person who engages in crime and violence

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16

defiantly

boldly

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17

scurried

to go or move quickly or in haste

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18

landscape

scenery

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19

Resistance

the underground movement formed during World War II to fight the German occupying forces

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20

Copenhagen

Capital of Denmark

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21

interrupt

break into or between; hinder; stop

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22

solemn

serious; grave

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23

errand

a short trip to do something

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24

trousseau

the possessions

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25

intricate

complicated

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26

linger

to be slow in leaving or going away

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27

haughtily

arrogantly

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28

hesitate

pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

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29

crochet

a form of knitting or needlework

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30

curfew

a regulation requiring people to be inside at a certain time

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31

fabulous

amazing; fantastic

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32

sarcastically

to say something using words that normally mean one thing to mean just the opposite

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33

enormous

very large

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34

recite

to say aloud before an audience

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35

dawdle

to waste time

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36

rationed

control the amount one can use

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37

distracted

unable to concentrate or focus

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38

imaginary

not real

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39

Amalienborg

winter home of the Danish royal family

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40

Jubilee

the horse King Christian X rode through Denmark each day

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41

dubious

doubtful

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42

occupation

a job or profession

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43

dismay

to discourage

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44

disdainful

showing contempt or lack of respect

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45

carousel

merry-go-round

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46

sophisticated

complex or intricate

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47

synagogue

Jewish place of worship

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48

talented

having a natural ability to do something well

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49

dramatics

the study or practice of acting in and producing plays

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50

magnificent

very beautiful and impressive

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51

awed

filled with awe or wonder

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52

improvement

when something gets better or when you make it better

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53

explosions

violent bursts

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54

punishing

long and difficult and making you become very tired

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55

belligerently

in a hostile or angry manner

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56

chatterbox

someone who talks a lot

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57

tensions

issues that cause stress or unease

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58

congregation

a crowd of people

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Tivoli

a garden in Copenhagen

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