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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