Anne Of Green Gables Vocabulary List

addlepated

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And--I don't really know if I'm doing right--it may make you more addlepated than ever--but you can ask Diana to come over and spend the afternoon with you and have tea here."

afterlight

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The sun had set some time since, but the landscape was still clear in the mellow afterlight.

athrill

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As Anne would have said at one time, it was "an epoch in her life," and she was deliciously athrill with the excitement of it.

balsamy

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It was a pretty road, running along between snug farmsteads, with now and again a bit of balsamy fir wood to drive through or a hollow where wild plums hung out their filmy bloom.

bloomiest

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This Island is the bloomiest place.

bookmarker

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I made you one of the new bookmarkers out of red tissue paper.

boulter

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Tillie Boulter says the master is dead gone on her.

camelot

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"We were playing Elaine" explained Anne frigidly, without even looking at her rescuer, "and I had to drift down to Camelot in the barge--I mean the flat.

creakily

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She pushed up the sash--it went up stiffly and creakily, as if it hadn't been opened for a long time, which was the case; and it stuck so tight that nothing was needed to hold it up.

cureless

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She sprang to her feet, her bright fancies fallen into cureless ruin.

drabbled

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There was no help for it; Anne, clinging to Gilbert Blythe's hand, scrambled down into the dory, where she sat, drabbled and furious, in the stern with her arms full of dripping shawl and wet crepe.

duskly

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Cordelia was a regal brunette with a coronet of midnight hair and duskly flashing eyes.

encoring

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There, they're encoring you--they're bound to have you back!"

excruciation

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It is possible the matter might have blown over without more excruciation if nothing else had happened.

featherbrained

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But you're so featherbrained, Anne, I've been waiting to see if you'd sober down a little and learn to be steady before I begin.

fireshine

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Marilla looked at her with a tenderness that would never have been suffered to reveal itself in any clearer light than that soft mingling of fireshine and shadow.

firry

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They went over to Orchard Slope by the short cut across the brook and up the firry hill grove.

goneness

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I wasn't in a temper anymore--and it left a dreadful sort of goneness, too.

gratefuller

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"But I'd be ever so much gratefuller if--if you'd made just one of them with puffed sleeves.

heartrendingly

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I have to groan heartrendingly in one of them, and it's really hard to get up a good artistic groan, Marilla.

irishman

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A body can get used to anything, even to being hanged, as the Irishman said."

parthian

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Leaving this Parthian shaft to rankle in Anne's stormy bosom, Marilla descended to the kitchen, grievously troubled in mind and vexed in soul.

pitcherful

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We had a plum pudding for dinner on Tuesday and there was half the pudding and a pitcherful of sauce left over.

primmed

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The following Monday Anne surprised Marilla by coming down from her room with her basket of books on her arm and hip and her lips primmed up into a line of determination.

quakingly

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quakingly, you know, for it seemed so vain and presumptuous to think I could lead the Island.

rebukingly

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said Marilla rebukingly.

repentantly

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"Oh, I know I'm a great trial to you, Marilla," said Anne repentantly.

schoolful

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It won't be so exciting as it is when you have a whole schoolful before you hanging breathlessly on your words.

scotland

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"I took a slip of the little white Scotch rosebush his mother brought out from Scotland long ago; Matthew always liked those roses the best--they were so small and sweet on their thorny stems.

scrutinizingly

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Accordingly, Marilla lifted her candle and looked scrutinizingly at Anne's hair, flowing in heavy masses down her back.

shiveringly

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They only knew that after one frantic rush they found themselves tiptoeing shiveringly upstairs.

skinniness

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I don't mind the other things so much--the freckles and the green eyes and my skinniness.

smilelessly

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"I'm as well as can be expected, thank you," said Anne smilelessly.

sobbingly

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"I don't want any dinner, Marilla," said Anne, sobbingly.

sparest

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When Miss Barry went away she said: "Remember, you Anne-girl, when you come to town you're to visit me and I'll put you in my very sparest spare-room bed to sleep."

spiritlessly

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Marilla lighted a candle and told Anne to follow her, which Anne spiritlessly did, taking her hat and carpet-bag from the hall table as she passed.

splendider

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And it's splendider still to have such a lovely way to go to school by, isn't it?"

sweetings

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"Let's go out to the orchard and get some of the Red Sweetings, Diana.

tennyson

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They had studied Tennyson's poem in school the preceding winter, the Superintendent of Education having prescribed it in the English course for the Prince Edward Island schools.

thrillier

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The program that night was a series of "thrills" for at least one listener in the audience, and, as Anne assured Diana, every succeeding thrill was thrillier than the last.

thrilly

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I just tremble when I think of it, but it's a nice thrilly kind of tremble.

titian

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Well, we heard him say--didn't we, Jane?--'Who is that girl on the platform with the splendid Titian hair?

unaccustomedness

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Its very unaccustomedness and sweetness disturbed her.

undemonstrativeness

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But she had learned to love this slim, gray-eyed girl with an affection all the deeper and stronger from its very undemonstrativeness.

unenvious

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"There's something so stylish about you, Anne," said Diana, with unenvious admiration.

unmysterious

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Mrs. Rachel was getting fairly dizzy with this unusual mystery about quiet, unmysterious Green Gables.

unresigned

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I am resigned to my fate now, so I don't think I'll go out for fear I'll get unresigned again.

unsupposable

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It was unsupposable that Marilla was making fun of her, but Mrs. Rachel was almost forced to suppose it.

wincey

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This morning when I left the asylum I felt so ashamed because I had to wear this horrid old wincey dress.

yellowly

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The walls were as white, the pincushion as hard, the chairs as stiffly and yellowly upright as ever.