6th Grade Word List - Literature

Words for students of 6th Grade, the page is for literature words:A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle.
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 A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan DoylePART I: CHAPTER I   
duly
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ad. at the proper time
brigade
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n. army unit smaller than a division, 2000-5000 people
regiment
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n. army unit smaller than a division, around 2000 people
graze
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v. scrape the skin of (a part of the body) so as to break the surface but cause little or no bleeding
subclavian
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a. of artery or vein which serves neck and arm;
orderly
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n. a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
rally
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v. (of troops) come together again in order to continue fighting after a defeat or dispersion
bask
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v. derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
verandah
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n. a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
enteric
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a. of or relating to or inside the intestines
convalescent
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n. a person who is recovering from illness
emaciate
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v. grow weak and thin or waste away physically
v. cause to grow thin or weak
jetty
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n. a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
irretrievable
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a. impossible to recover or recoup or overcome
kith
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n. your friends and acquaintances
gravitate
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v. move toward
cesspool
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n. underground container for temporary storage of liquid waste and sewage;
rusticate
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v. go to, live in, or spend time in the country
pretentious
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a. attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent, culture, etc., than is actually possessed
domicile
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n. housing that someone is living in
dresser
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n. a person who prepares, treats, or finishes a material or piece of equipment
crony
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n. a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
exuberance
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n. overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
lath
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n. a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
commiserate
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v. feel or express sympathy or compassion
bemoan
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v. regret strongly
anatomy
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n. the branch of science concerned with the bodily structure of humans, animals, and other living organisms
desultory
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a. marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another
amass
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v. collect or gather
v. get or gather together
mealy-mouthed
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a. afraid to speak frankly or straightforwardly
pinch
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n. an act of gripping the skin of someone's body between finger and thumb
alkaloid
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n. any of class of nitrogenous organic compounds of plant origin;
malevolence
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n. the quality of threatening evil
bleak
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a. unpleasantly cold and damp
vista
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n. a pleasing view, especially one seen through a long, narrow opening
precipitate
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v. cause (a substance) to be deposited in solid form from a solution
hoemoglobin
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n. a red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates
medico-legal
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a. of or relating to both medicine and law
infallible
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a. incapable of failure or error
bodkin
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n. formerly a long hairpin; usually with an ornamental head
pipette
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n. a slender tube attached to or incorporating a bulb, for transferring or measuring out small quantities of liquid, especially in a laboratory
mahogany
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n. hard reddish-brown timber from a tropical tree, used for high-quality furniture
corpuscle
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n. either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
conjure
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v. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
dabble
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v. work with in an amateurish manner
diggings
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n. site such as mine or goldfield that has been excavated; lodgings;
dump
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n. depressed or unhappy
sulky
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a. depressingly dark
row
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n. a noisy acrimonious quarrel
ungodly
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a. irreligious or immoral
how the deuce
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ad. how has happened
enigmatical
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a. difficult to interpret or understand; mysterious
piquant
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a. attracting or delighting