Anne Of Avonlea Vocabulary List

actressy

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Mrs. Lynde said she was very pretty but kind of actressy looking, and must have been an awful lot younger than father.

athrill

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Anne clasped her hands, all athrill with excitement.

bedtick

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"For one thing, I'm going to shift the feathers from my old bedtick to the new one.

beflowered

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She was a very pretty little person, evidently nearer fifty than forty, but with rosy cheeks, sparkling black eyes, and shining black hair, surmounted by a wonderful beflowered and beplumed bonnet.

beplumed

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She was a very pretty little person, evidently nearer fifty than forty, but with rosy cheeks, sparkling black eyes, and shining black hair, surmounted by a wonderful beflowered and beplumed bonnet.

bluebeard

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She made frequent trips to the gate and looked as anxiously down the lane as ever her namesake in the Bluebeard story peered from the tower casement.

boulter

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For instance, if we could coax Mr. Levi Boulter to pull down that dreadful old house on his upper farm wouldn't that be an improvement?"

byronic

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Anne, of late, had not been without her suspicions that Diana was proving false to the melancholy Byronic hero of her early dreams.

canadian

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just exactly what he was to be famous for was left in convenient haziness, but Anne thought it would be rather nice to have him a college president or a Canadian premier .

chare

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he lets it sleep on his rocking chare and my aunt says he thinks more of it than he does of his children.

cheerfuller

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"A wedding ain't much cheerfuller than a funeral after all, when it's all over, Miss Shirley, ma'am."

chimbly

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The lightning knocked over the kitchen chimbly and come down the flue and knocked over Ginger's cage and tore a hole in the floor and went into the sullar.

chirk

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It's only when you come she seems to chirk up a bit.

christianizing

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he told her there were more heathens among the old woman gossips in Avonlea than anywhere else he knew of, and he'd cheerfully contribute to a mission for Christianizing them if she'd undertake it.

chummily

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YOU know, teacher," he added, squeezing her hand chummily.

comfily

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"Then just let's sit comfily down and eat everything," said Miss Lavendar happily.

copps

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Thank goodness, we Copps keep our pantries presentable at all times and don't care who sees into them.

crinkliness

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Out came all the braids; the resultant rampant crinkliness was plaited into two tails and tied, not with two bows alone, but with four, of brand-new ribbon, brightly blue.

daffing

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We'll shut Green Gables up and spend the whole day at the shore, daffing the world aside."

duckhouse

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As for that old duckhouse, I'm glad it's smashed, for maybe now Martha will agree to having it taken down.

elfishly

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"Indeed you, may" said Anne unselfishly.

elfland

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and then from the woods over the river came a multitude of fairy echoes, sweet, elusive, silvery, as if all the "horns of elfland" were blowing against the sunset.

fireshine

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Then, when they were tired, they sat down on the rug before the grate in the parlor, lighted only by the soft fireshine and perfumed deliciously by Miss Lavendar's open rose-jar on the mantel.

fleckless

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The papers extended across the hall and into a prim, fleckless parlor.

freckly

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There was one peeping at us around that old twisted fir; and didn't you see a group of them on that big freckly toadstool we just passed?

joggling

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Davy, stop joggling Dora's elbow.

jorum

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I can brew up as good a jorum of tea as you ever drank.

kindheartedness

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But under all her sparkle there was a strongly felt undercurrent of true, womanly sympathy and kindheartedness which won affection as easily as her brilliancy won admiration.

knacky

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Anne's tickled to death over the whole business, and she has a real knacky way with children, I must say.

magicked

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magicked up that storm on purpose."

mayflower

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It must be delightful to come into the world with the mayflowers and violets.

mommer

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mommer .

montreal

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My wife got a telegram today that her sister from Montreal is coming tonight and she's gone to the train to meet her and left orders for me to make a cake for tea.

moonglade

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He was sailing and he sailed right into a moonglade.

naughtiest

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"Another day I asked them all to tell me the naughtiest thing they had ever done.

rainbowy

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The boat was all pearly and rainbowy, like the inside of the mussel shells, and her sail was like moonshine.

raspier

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"Well, things went on like this, both of us getting raspier, till the CLIMAX came.

ravelling

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Davy had finished ravelling out his herring net and had wound the twine into a ball.

rebukingly

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"Davy, you have forgotten to say your prayers," said Anne rebukingly.

reengaged

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The school year was ended, she had been reengaged for the next, with many expressions of satisfaction.

repentantly

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"Dearest, I wasn't making fun of you," cried Anne repentantly.

sheephouse

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Willie White had 'slid down the sheephouse roof a lot of times with his Sunday trousers on.'

shirring

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The newcomer was gorgeously arrayed in a pale blue summer silk, puffed, frilled, and shirred wherever puff, frill, or shirring could possibly be placed.

slippy

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But the bank's awful slippy and Paul went right in.

sprucely

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He was sprucely shaved and what little hair he had was carefully trimmed.

stanchly

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John Andrew always averred that he did so, but Mr. Roger Pye as stanchly declared that John Andrew told him 157; and there the matter stands to this day.

unharness

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Anne ushered her guests to the spare room and thence into the parlor, where she left them while she hastened out to help Priscilla unharness her horse.

unhasped

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Anne flew to the door, unhasped it, and caught up a small mortal with a tearstained face who was sitting forlornly on an upturned nail keg.

untransferable

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The irony of Mr. Harrison's tone is quite untransferable to paper.

willowware

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"Anne," said Marilla, coming out from the parlor, "Miss Stacy wants to see Miss Barry's willowware platter."