Type
Crossword
Description

the outer limits or edge of an area or object periphery
become apparent, important or prominent emerged
a person who publicly supports a particular cause advocate
unfairly prejudiced for or against someone biased
a continuing sound that is unchanging in pitch and without intonation monotone
admirably purposeful, determined and unwavering resolute
showing great attention to detail, very careful and precise meticulous
although albeit
a society or organization having a particular object or common factor institute
a display or demonstration of a particular skill exhibition
describe or regard as worthy of disgrace or great disapproval stigmatize
make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude, action or condition predisposed
the quality or state of being subtle subtlety
showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements complacent
have an effect or impact, especially a negative one impinge

mice and men vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight Pugnacious
show one's resentment or anger, especially by throwing up the head and drawing in the chin Bridled
showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements" Complacently
showing a critical or disrespectful attitude Derogatory
appease the anger or anxiety of (someone) Mollified
in a way that suggests that something bad is going to happen" Ominously
Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt. Brusquely
a particular point in events or time Junctures
scattered fragments, typically of something wrecked or destroyed Debris
move in a slow, heavy, awkward way Lumbered
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant and domineering Imperiously
(especially of a person or human figure) lying down Recumbent
ill-tempered Morosely
contemptuous ridicule or mockery Derision
run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps Scuttled
using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor Wryly
deserving censure or condemnation Reprehensible
crouch down in fear Cowering
anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen Apprehension
old and torn; in poor condition Tattered
bad-tempered and sulky; gloomy Sullenness
turn away (one's eyes or thoughts) Averted
(of something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality Meager
in a scornful way that shows disdain Contemptuously
comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment Consoled
make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body Writhed
cause (someone) to become perplexed and confused Bewildered
move fast in a straight line because or as if driven by the wind Scudded
have an unpleasant, annoying, or disturbing effect Jarred
hostile and aggressive Belligerently
feeling or expressing contempt or derision Scornfully
dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest Monotonous
slow-moving or inactive Sluggishly
make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice Jeering
morose, bad-tempered, and resentful; refusing to be cooperative or cheerful Sulkily

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH TERMINOLOGY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape. 1
Confidence in one's own worth or abilities. SELF-ESTEEM
A sense of resolution or conclusion. CLOSURE
A feeling of worry. ANXIETY
The state or experince of being isolated from a group. ALIENATION
The ability to do something sucessful. COMPETENCE
Deep sorrow. GRIEF
Feeling of severe despondency and dejection. DEPRESSION
Hostile behavior. HOSTILITY
A chemical or biological agent. STRESSOR
Expression of deep sorrow for someone. MOURNING
A mark of disgrace associated with a particular situation, quality or person STIGMA
Lack of interest or concern. APATHY
A person looked to by others as an example to be imitated. ROLE MODEL
Normal psychological stress interpreted as being beneficial for the experiencer. EUSTRESS
Ability to understand and share the feelings of another. EMPATHY
Feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune. SYMPATHY
The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. CHARACTER
The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. INTEGRITY
Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. DISTRESS
The fulfillment of one's talents and potentialities. SELF ACTUALIZATION

Vocab Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

To assist in wrong doing Abet
Arrogant; stubborn Dogmatic
Inessential; irrelevant Extraneous
To force using pressure Coerce
Prejudiced; hostile; skeptical Jaundiced
Extremely careful about small details Meticulous
Audacity; recklessness Temerity
Sociable; friendly Gregarious
The crime of holding a belief that goes against an established doctrine Hersey
Easy to manage or teach Docile
Hated; abomination Anathema
Teasing; joshing Banter
Punish for purpose of correction Castigate
Tactless; awkward Gauche
Public shame; disgrace Ignominy
Made up of different dissimilar parts Motley
Extremely thin or withered Emaciated
Greed or desire for wealth Avarice
Stealthy; secretive Furtive
Wild and drunken Bacchanalian
To turn over to the legal jurisdiction of another government Extradite
Numerous or large in quantity Copious
Easily angered or irritated Irascible
To cast overboard Jettison
Romeo was ____ from his kingdom for the murder of Tybalt Ostracize

Media Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A newspaper with a large format, regarded as more serious and less sensationalist than tabloids broadsheet
A newspaper having pages half the size of the average broadsheet, typically filled with gossip and sensational stories tabloid
A printed publication (usually issued daily or weekly) filled with news, articles and advertisements newspaper
A heading at the top of an article or page in a newspaper or magazine headline
A periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, often on a particular subject or aimed at a particular group of people magazine
A person in charge of a newspaper or magazine editor
A person who writes for a newspaper or magazine journalist
A newspaper article expressing the editor's opinion on an issue editorial
A piece of writing appearing in a magazine or newspaper article
A film or television/radio program that provides a factual report on a particular subject documentary
A program where celebrities are invited to talk about various topics chat show
A dramatic TV or radio show that details the lives of a group of characters soap opera
An informal website written by an individual or small group blog
Special words or expressions used by a profession or group, that are difficult for others to understand jargon
A particular group at which a product is aimed target audience
Based on or influenced by personal feelings or opinons subjective
Unfairly prejudiced for or against something biased
The use of irony to mock sarcasm
Not influenced by personal opinions or feelings objective
Read quickly to note only the important points skim

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

(adj.) able to use the right and left hands equally well ambidextrous
(noun) a transparent tank of water aquarium
(adj.) elderly and infirmed decrepit
(adj.) deeply upset and agitated distraught
having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently articulate
(noun) the quality of being eccentric eccentricity
(verb) to be about to happen, usually something bad impending
(adj.) lacking in variation in tone or pitch monotonous
(adj.) last but one in a series of things; second to the last penultimate
(verb) to change matter into a stony substance; ossify petrify
(proper noun) a tall slender pine tree, the most widespread conifer in western North America, often planted for timber or for ornamental uses Ponderosa
(noun) a North American Indian ceremony involving feasting, singing, and dancing powwow
(adj.) taking effect from a date in the past retroactive
(noun) slang for a North American Indian reservation rez
(adj.) having had a previous owner; not new secondhand
(adj.) performed or occurring as a result of a sudden inner impulse or inclination and without premeditation or external stimulus spontaneous
(adj.) likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing susceptible
(noun) a phrase or expression in which the same thing is said twice in different words tautology
(adj) allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass through; semitransparent translucent
(adj.) not able to be predicted unpredictable

The Outsiders Crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Free of criminal charge Acquitted
A space entirely devoid of matter Vacuum
Change direction suddenly Veered
Of great extent or quantity Vast
Admire or love greatly Idolized
Likely to do something Liable
A state of unconsciousness Stupor
In a way that is uncertain Vaguely
In a state of ecstasy Delirious
To scowl Grimacing
Behavior in accordance to social standards Conformity
Cautious or wary Leery
Dreary Bleak
To express a complaint Griped
The crime of killing a human without malice Manslaughter
Occur again Recurring
Feeling or showing anger or annoyance Indignant
In a manner that shows tenacity Doggedly
In an unwilling and hesitant way Reluctantly
Shaking or trembling when speaking Quavering
Brave Gallant
Evade or escape in a skillful or cunning way Eluded
In a way that expresses sorrow or regret Ruefully
To cause someone to be confused Bewildering
A strong feeling that something bad is going to happen Premonition
Shy or enjoys solitude Aloof
Stubborn and combative Ornery
Weep or cry noisily Bawled
Playfully Mischievous Roguishly
Unwilling or unable to believe Incredulous
In a casually calm or relaxed manner Nonchalantly
Showing great care or caution Gingerly
In a profoundly wise manner Sagely
To know or understand Savvy

Of Mice and Men Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Without Respect Contemptuously
Painful or damaging shock Jarred
A manner suggesting something bad will happen Ominously
Tough by experience Pugnacious
Ill humor Sullenness
To walk exageratedly Flounced
Manner showing arrogant superiority Imperiously
Brought low in spirit Crestfallen
To want something better than your present situation Discontent
Blunt direct manner Brusquely
Confused Bemused
Having little elasticity Brittle
Someone eager to fight Belligerently
To express extreme contempt Scornfully
Turn away Averted
A manner expressing sarrow Plaintively
Favorably inclined Mollified
A feeling of righteous anger Indignation
Something causing death or misery Scourges
Twisted Contorted
In a self - satisfied manner Complacently
Spots of color Mottled

Personality adjectives Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

able to move quickly and easily agile
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen apprehensive
noisy, energetic, and cheerful; rowdy boisterous
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others callous
having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties diligent
tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, especially by responding only indirectly evasive
acting or done quickly and without thought or care impetuous
cheerful and friendly jovial
sluggish and apathetic lethargic
showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment naive
engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought pensive
formal or self-restrained in manner and relationship; avoiding familiarity or intimacy with others: reserved
careless; excessively casual slovenly
able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities versatile
having or showing a feeling of patronizing superiority condescending
showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise meticulous

Mental and Emotional Health Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

condition or quality of being sad sadness
the intentional act of attempting to kill one's self suicide
mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person stigma
treatment for OCD psychotherapy
an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors OCD
a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome anxiety
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances stress
feelings of severe despondency and dejection depression
a common mental illness defined by feelings of uneasiness, worry and fear anxiety disorder
disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event PTSD
example of a symptom of OCD fear of germs
cause of OCD genetics

The Miracle Worker Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to give the impression that something bad will happen ominous
a simple story used to illustrate a moral parable
sounding sad and mournful plaintivle
sticking out protruding
a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble refuge
admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering resolute
calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil serene
calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation stolid
abstinence from alcoholic drink temperance
a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen trepidation
having an untidy or disheveled appearance unkempt
behavior showing high moral standards virtue
occupying or containing much space; large in volume, in particular voluminous
a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained whims
attractively lively and animated vivacious
having developed certain abilities or proclivities at an earlier age than usual precocious
so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyze or describe subtle
great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective zeal
difficult and much debated; problematic vexed
expressing sorrow or regret, especially when in a slightly humorous way rueful
someone fake quack
a thing of little value or importance trifle
expressing disapproval or disappointment reproachful
lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual protracted
make (a sound) with one's voice uttering