04 November 2014

Vocab 11/4/14

rend (v) -- to tear or split apart or into pieces violently

primer (n) --  an elementary textbook for teaching children to read

clamorous (adj.) --   making or marked by loud outcry or sustained din

din (n) -- a jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds

starchy (adj.) -- containing starch

buckram (n) --  a coarse cotton fabric heavily sized with glue, used for stiffening garments and in bookbinding 

plucky (adj.) -- having or showing courage and spirit in trying circumstances

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