Type
Crossword
Description

Taking or showing extreme care about minute details meticulously
To ruin, damage, or spoil an object, or person Mar
Irritation or extreme annoyance exasperation
The act of conceding or yielding Concession
To arouse with curiousity or interest by any unusual quality Intriguing
Evil or morally bad in principle or practice Wicked
the predominant or prevailing tendency of one's spirits Disposition
Rowdy or disorderly Raucous
Displaying or reflecting reluctance or unwillingness Grudgingly
dreamily or wistfully thoughtful pensively
To cultivate farmland as a sharecropper sharecropping
To rebuild or fix Reconstruction
the deed by which such a transaction is effected mortgage
Unable to produce Barren
to make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh Emaciated
to speak with involuntary breaks and pauses, or with spasmodic repetitions of syllables or sounds stammered
Having or showing of a pleasant disposition Amiably
scornful Disdainfully
A ditch or gutter Gullies
Thinly scattered or distributed Sparsely
Irregular, uneven or jagged scraggly
Wild with excitement, passion, fear or pain; frenzied frantically
Causing gloom or dejection dismally
Embarrassed or bashful sheepishly
A person or thing that torments Tormentor
to linger aimlessly or as if aimless in or about a place loitering
Any mournful sound knell
a combination of persons for unlawful purposes Confederacy
To decorate with brilliant colors Emblazoned
To gather slowly or laboriously Gleaned

Roll Of Thunder,Hear My Cry/ lesson 1 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Extremely Careful Meticulously
To damage,hurt,to disfigure Mar
To Provoke or irritate Exasperation
The act of yielding;a grant Concession
Conspiracy,to be drawn into,to fascinate Intriguing
Very bad;sinful Wicked
Nature,personality,arrangement Disposition
Rough in sound,harsh,strident Raucous
Holding hatred,showing spite Grudgingly
Deep thinking,reflecting Pensively
A method of one who can't find work to sharecrop on a plantation for half of production Sharecropping
When economic and industry suffered through The Gilded Age Reconstruction
A legal agreement regarding property between a borrower and a lender Mortgage
Bleak,lacking in goods;unable to bear children Barren
To make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh Emanciated
To speak with involuntary breaks or pauses;to say with a stammer Stammered
Easy to get along with,friendly Amiably
Treating or treated with scorn or contempt Disdainfully
a small valley or ravine formed by water wearing away rock or sediment Gullies
Very thin or thinly scattered Sparsely
unkempt;irregular;jagged Sraggly
Going wild,crazy;distressed Frantically
Causing feelings of unhappiness Dismally
With a feeling of embarrassment Sheepishly
One who torments or hinders someone else Tormentor
To linger aimlessly,to waste time Loitering
To sound a bell;an act of knelling,signal disaster Knell
Alliance;united group of people Confederacy
To decorate with bright colors;to proclaim Emblazoned
To gather slowly;To learn or grasp slowly Gleaned
To put or unite together;in a whole Compound
Tower that contains the bell of a church Belfry
Doing something briskly,lively,energetic Vigorously
To pass over,across;route across something Traverse
To rebound;To be reflected Reverberated
Questioning;puzzled Quizzically
Formally precise or proper;To make prim Primly
A protective covering of canvas or other material waterproofed with tar Tarpaulin
The destruction or surrender of something prized; something given up Sacrifice
doubtful;of uncertain outcome Dubious
To become revealed by Unveiling
a point of decline;a flowing backward or away Ebbed
Capable of being heard Audible
A strong inclination,taste,or liking for something Penchant
Tediously unvarying;lacking in variety Monotonously
Reckless boldness Temerity
Gloomy or dull Sulky
Narrow groove made in the ground Furrowed
Expressing strong displeasure Indignant
Pressed together,tight,compacted Throngs
Accent,inflection manifested by an indiviual Diction
Not committing oneself to a particular view Noncommittal
A lone dissenter;a person pursuing rebellious ideas Maverick

Crossword vocab

Type
Crossword
Description

Meticulously Meticulously
Mar Mar
Exasperation Exasperation
Concession Concession
Intriguing Intriguing
Wicked Wicked
Disposition Disposition
Raucous Raucous
Grudgingly Grudgingly
Pensively Pensively
Sharecropping Sharecropping
Reconstruction Reconstruction
Mortgage Mortgage
Barren Barren
Emanciated Emanciated
Stammered Stammered
Amiably Amiably
Disdainfully Disdainfully
Gullies Gullies
Sparsely Sparsely
Scraggly Scraggly
Frantically Frantically
Dismally Dismally
Sheepishly Sheepishly
Tomentor Tomentor
Loitering Loitering
Knell Knell
Confederacy Confederacy
Emblazoned Emblazoned
Gleaned Gleaned

Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

someone who exhibits independence in thought and action maverick
a strong liking or fondness penchant
impair the quality of; spoil mar
a feeling of annoyance exasperation
gather, as of natural products glean
Rough-sounding and harsh Raucous
Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful. Pensively
Working (land) or growing (crops) as a sharecropper. (A tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord in lieu of rent.) Sharecropping
Made or became extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation. Emaciated
Expressively disdainful; scornfully and contemptuously. Disdainfully
Dreadfully; disastrously. Dismally
Sound of a bell Knell
Foolhardy disregard of danger; recklessness Temerity
Foolhardy disregard of danger; recklessness Temerity
in a way that shows great attention to detail; very thoroughly meticulously
a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands; a thing conceded concession

crossword puzzle chapter 1

Type
Crossword
Description

Indicating mild or amused puzzlement Quizzically
As done in an excessively proper manner primly
Heavy-duty waterproof cloth, originally of tarred canvas tarpaulin
Offer or kill as a religious sacrifice sacrifice
Hesitating or doubting dubious
Show or announce publicly for the first time unveiling
move away from the land; recede ebbed
Able to be heard audible
A strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something Penchant
Lacking in variety and interest monotonously
Excessive confidence or boldness temerity
Morose, bad-tempered, and resentful; refusing to be cooperative or cheerful sulky
Make a rut, groove, or trail on the ground or the surface of something furrowed
Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment indignant
A large, densely packed crowd of people or animals Throngs
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing Diction
Not expressing or revealing commitment to a definite opinion or course of action noncommittal
An unorthodox or independent-minded person maverick
scornful and arrogant disdainfully
A water-worn ravine gullies
In a thinly dispersed manner; small numbers sparsely
Ragged, thin, or untidy in form or appearance scraggly
In a hurried, excited, or disorganized manner frantically
In a disgracefully bad way dismally
In an embarrassed manner due to shame or lack of self-confidence sheepishly
A person who inflicts severe mental or physical suffering on someone tormentor
Putting wasted where it should not go loitering
The sound of a bell especially when rung solemnly for a death or funeral Knell
An alliance of people or groups formed for a specific purpose confederacy
Conspicuously inscribe or display on something emblazoned
Extract from various sources gleaned
Make up or consisting of several parts or elements, in particular compound
The part of a bell tower or steeple in which bells are housed belfry
Forcefully vigorously
Travel across or through traverse
Appear to vibrate or be disturbed because of a loud noise reverberated
In a way that shows great attention to detail; very throughly meticulously
Impair the quality or; spoil mar
A feeling of intense irritation or annoyance exasperation
A thing that is granted, especially in response to demands concession
Arousing one's curiosity or interest; fascinating intriguing
Evil or morally wrong wicked
A person's inherent qualities of mind and character Disposition
making or constituting a disturbing harsh and loud noise raucous
in a reluctant or resentful manner grudgingly
Engaged in involving or reflecting deep or serious thought pensively
A tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as rent sharecropping
The action or process of reconstructing or being reconstructed reconstruction
Convey to a creditor as security on a loan mortgage
Too poor to produce much or any vegetation barren
Abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or lack of food emaciated
Speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words stammered
In a friendly and pleasant manner amiably

Roll of Thunder Chapter 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a small choice piece tidbit
thinking of something that is sad in nature pensively
to move in an aimless or confused manner milling
pointing out someone's foolishness ridiculed
being friendly, pleasing amiably
not bein committed to an opinion noncommittal
decorated as with bright colors emblazoned
feeling dislike toward someone who is beneath someone disdainfully
disorderly, rowdy raucous
a person's general way of acting disposition
bad tempered, gloomy morosely
lively, carefree jauntily
to arouse curiosity or interest of intriguing
to be abnormally thin emaciated
to cast up or throw out spewing
warned gently admonished
to stay in one place; to move slowly loitering
not discouraged or frightened undaunted
anger brought on by somethign unfair indignation
showing concern about details meticulously

Vocabulary Chapter 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

rough sounding and harsh raucous
deeply often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful pensively
working or growing as a share cropper (tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord) sharecropping
made or became extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation emaciated
not discouraged or dishearted resolutely courageous undaunted
gloomy morosely
scornfully and contempuosly disdainfully
disastrously,dreadfully dismally
sound of a bell knell
put into different place or order transposed
moving around in churning confusion milling
reechoed reverberated
fraught with uncertainty or doubt dubious
a definite liking a strong inclination penchant
foolhardy disregard of danger, recklessness temerity
a roll or knot of hair worn at the back of the head chignon
someone who doesnt follow rules maverick
arrogantly domineering or over bearing imperiously

Literary Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Repetition of a beginning sound for effect. Alliteration
Reference to a well known character or event from history, literature etc. Allusion
Repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong. Ex: belt, felt Assonance
Reassurance of similar sounds especially consonants. Ex: pitter, patter. Consonance
A positive statement expressed by negating its opposite expressions. Litotes
a long narrative poem about someone who does heroic deeds. Ex: The Oddessy Epic
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative Language
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms. Free Verse
Extreme Exaggeration. Hyperbole
Phrase or word stating one unlike thing is another Metaphor
Words that imitate sound. Onomatopoeia
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects. Personification
Repeats same word or phrase to make idea more clear Repetition
Correspondence of sound between the words or the endings of words especially when these are at the ends of lines of poetry. Rhyme
Comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as' Simile
The person telling the story. (Not to be confused with author) Speaker
A group of lines forming the basic reassuring metrical unit in a poem; a verse, Stanza
Mental Picture created by the way the author writes Imagery
Story poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Ex: Animal Farm Allegory
Phrase so overused it lost its original meaning. Cliche
The use of humor, irony exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize peoples stupidity or vices. Ex: Animal Farm Satire

Mental Health Awareness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them Mindfulness
a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
sadness; gloom; dejection. Depression
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness Psychiatry
a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression Bipolar
of or relating to the treatment of obesity Bariatric
growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful Adolescent
to make easier or less difficult; contribute to; facilitate Help
to give advice to; advise Counseling
a state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin Dementia
Having a tendency to dwell on unwanted thoughts or perform certain repetitious rituals, especially as a defense against anxiety from unconscious conflicts Obsessive Compulsive
a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal psychological equillibrium of an organism Stress

Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

impair the appearance of; disfigure mar
having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner amiably
a water-worn ravine gullies
a bell tower or steeple housing bells, especially one that is part of a church belfry
in a gloomy or depressed manner: dismally
fill or be present in (a place or area throngs
making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud noise raucous
gradually lessen or reduce ebbed
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing diction
a feeling of intense irritation or annoyance exasperation
the period 1865–77 following the Civil War, during reconstruction
a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands; a thing conceded concession
ragged, thin, or untidy in form or appearance scraggly
speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words stammered
full of or showing disdain; scornful disdainfully

The Giver Chapters 6-8 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

freedom from control or restraint independence
a pardon of someone's punishment reprieve
not good enough for a particular purpose inadequate
give up or surrender reliquish
extremely enthusiastic or joyful exuberant
to gather or come together congregate
the quality that allows an object to float buoyancy
lacking eagerness or enthusiasm reluctant
with great attention to detail meticulousy
a persons temperament disposition
habitual laziness indolence
a quality or characteristics of a person or thing attribute
cheerful, bouncy, or stylish jaunty
extreme distress of body or mind anguish
to sink down lower or become less active subside
exact accuracy precision
increase in volume, scope, or amount escalate
a purchase, the obtaining of something acquisition
great public distinction and reputation prestige