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1 “The Red Guards” VOCAB From the Memoir Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang

2 acrid (adj.)  Harsh and sharp in taste or odor (sour, tart, sharp,)

3 indistinct (adj.)  Not clearly recognizable or understandable

4 zeal ous (adj.) (pronounced zell-us)  Filled with zeal  (pronounced z-eel)  Eager and enthusiastic

5 aggressively (adv.)  Doing something in an aggressive way.  Showing readiness to attack

6 leniency (n.)  When someone is lenient,they show leniency.  Tolerance  Gentleness  Opposite of strict

7 confiscate (v.)  To take and keep something that belongs to someone else

8 Match each vocabulary word with its synonym. 1. zealousa. harsh 2. indistinctb. threateningly 3. leniencyc. take 4. aggressivelyd. unclear 5. acride. mercy 6. confiscatef. enthusiastic

9 1. F 2. D 3. E 4. B 5. A 6. C


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