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Use the following words: Name: _______________________
_____ dialect 1) eggs beaten fried and folded in half when done
 
_____ skirmish 2) calm or peaceful
 
_____ confide 3) sudden or a little rude
 
_____ ritual 4) local manner of speaking
 
_____ heritage 5) station
 
_____ endurance 6) ceremony or tradition
 
_____ virtue 7) in an off-hand or indifferent way
 
_____ shrewdest 8) in a serious way
 
_____ traditional 9) what is handed down to a person by their ancestors
 
_____ horrendous 10) huge distances in space
 
_____ ordeal 11) severe test or harsh experience
 
_____ stake out 12) gains power over
 
_____ marina 13) nudge with the nose
 
_____ nuzzle 14) good quality
 
_____ omelet 15) turned on one side
 
_____ hunched 16) rolled along or moved on wheels
 
_____ prevails 17) printed on or impressed deeply as on the mind
 
_____ careened 18) minor battle in a war
 
_____ wryly 19) cleverly
 
_____ deftly 20) cleverest
 
_____ asphalt 21) ability to withstand hardship
 
_____ stolidly 22) following old customs
 
_____ trundled 23) tell as a secret
 
_____ crescendo 24) humorously or twisted to one side
 
_____ denouement 25) the final outcome
 
_____ quaver 26) move heavily
 
_____ rickety 27) dull tiring work or boring labor
 
_____ casually 28) daydream or idea created by the imagination
 
_____ gravely 29) mark the limits of
 
_____ serene 30) increasing in loudness
 
_____ drudgery 31) bent over
 
_____ fantasy 32) silly or making no sense
 
_____ abrupt 33) large area set up for docking boats
 
_____ light years 34) tipped to one side suddenly
 
_____ depot 35) feeble or shaky
 
_____ lurched 36) horrible or awful
 
_____ lumber 37) dully or unemotionally
 
_____ absurd 38) road pavement
 
_____ imprinted 39) shake or tremble