06 novembre 2014

Do you know what it means?

Bernie's Quest cover (3)

Are you ready for a vocabulary challenge?

In her book Bernie's Quest: A Feathery Tale, the author uses several words that we don't necessarily use every day. 

Match each of the following words used in Bernie’s Quest: A Feathery Tale to its definition below.

 

  absent-minded

  acquaintance

  although

  decreed

  drizzle  

  dwell

  exhaustion

  flotilla

  gobbledygook

  Kazabazua

  motto

  mouser

  oblivious

  Parliament

  patchwork

  scissors 

  slightly

  

  smitten

  superstitious

  suspicious

  swaying

  swiftly

  twinkle

  worldliness

  zillions

 

1. A very large  number

 

2. The state of being very tired

 

3. A person that you know but is not a close friend

 

4. A thing that is made up of many different pieces or parts

 

5. To be moving slowing from side to side

 

6. Light rain

 

7. Name of a village in Québec (Canada)

 

8. Suddenly feeling that you are in love with somebody

 

9. But, however

 

10. An expression in your eyes that shows you are happy about something

 

11. Complicated language that is difficult to understand

 

12. The buildings where the Prime minister, its ministers and the Senate work

 

13. Not willing or able to trust someone or something

 

14. Tool for cutting paper or cloth

 

15. Short sentence that expresses the aims and beliefs of a person, a group or an institution

 

16. Forgetful

 

17. Group of boats or small ships sailing together

 

18. Not aware of something

 

19. Cat that catches mice

 

20. To think or talk a lot about something

 

21. Moving very quickly

 

22. Someone who believe that particular events bring good or bad luck

 

23. Decided, judged or ordered something officially

 

24. The fact of being connected with the world or having a lot of experience in life

 

25. A little

 

 

For the answers to this challenge, click on this link: http://angepoilu.canalblog.com/archives/2014/08/26/30837606.html


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