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Old Yeller

Vocabulary List

 

frantic – very excited with fear or anxiety; desperate; frenzied

 

lunging – to make a sudden forward movement

 

stride – a single, long step

 

checking – to stop or hold back

 

wheeled – to turn or whirl around in place

 

bounding – to leap, jump, or spring

 

shouldered – to place on the shoulder or shoulders for carrying

 

strained – to work as hard as possible; strive hard

 

romp - lively or spirited play

 

picturing to form a mental image of; visualize; imagine