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THE KITE RUNNER- Chapter 5

The problem, of course, was that Baba saw the world in black and white. And he got to decide what was black and what was white. You can’t love a person who lives that way without fearing him too. Maybe even hating him a little.

Amir, The Kite Runner

·  Rat-a-tat-tat-A series of short sound made by firing an automatic weapon, beating a drum etc.

·  Sprung- jumped.

·  Hobbling-walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury.

·  Outstreched- extend or stretch out.

·  Staccato- A series of short and separate sounds.

·  Ruffled- disorderly or disarranged.

·  Envious- jealous, grudging.

·  Huddled-together.

·  Notion- idea,thought.

·  Blootletting-the violent killing and wounding of people

·  Pounding- striking, hitting.

·  Crouching-a kind of sitting position.

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·  Shrugged-to express doubt, ignorance.

·  Whirled- rotate, move or cause to move rapidly round and round.

·  Brass Knuckles-

·  Savagery- burtality,cruel etc.

·  Flanked-be on each or on one side of.

·  Entourage-a group of people attending or surrounding an important person.

·  Grinned-smile.

·  Pummeled-strike repeatedly.

·  Sociopath- A person who can’t understand others’ feelings

·  Badgering-to ask or do again and again,annoy,disturb.

·  Fag-an offensive word for a gay man

·  Grin-smile

·  Riddance-the action of getting rid of a troublesome or unwanted person

·  Snickered-give a half-suppressed typically scornful laugh.

·  Grandiose-impressive and imposing in appearance or style.

·  Kasseef Hazaras- Filthy or bad ethnic group.

·  Baffled-confused.

·  Astonisment- surprised.

·  Slingshot-

·  Ingrained-firmly fixed or established

·  Subtle-cunning, making use of clever and indirect methods to achieve something.

·  Nuances-difference

·  Rippled-feeling that spreads through a person gradually.

·  Trepidation-a feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen.

·  Coaxed- Pursuade.

·  Appendicitis-inflammation of the appendix.

·  Circumcision-is the removal of the foreskin from the human penis.

·  Grotesque-comically or repulsively ugly or distorted.

·  Jagged-having a sharply uneven edge or surface.

That was the thing with Hassan. He was so goddamn pure, you always felt like a phony around him.

Amir, The Kite Runner

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