By the Great Horn Spoon! By Sid Fleischman Vocabulary By the Great Horn Spoon! Chapters 16-18 By Sid Fleischman heinous Hateful and evil Voldemort was an evil wizard who committed heinous deeds. vigilant Watchful and alert NOT vigilant! The night guard remained vigilant as he protected the city gate. savor To take pleasure or delight in I will savor every bite of my yummy dinner tonight! dispatch Send quickly to a particular place Call 911 to dispatch an ambulance to the scene! exuberance Being filled with excitement The contest winner jumped up with exuberance. interfere To get in the way of Texting your friends can interfere with completing your homework. invincible Unable to be overcome or conquered The powerful army was invincible and could not be conquered. cantankerous Bad-tempered and grouchy Grumpy is the most cantankerous dwarf of the seven. reprieve To postpone or cancel somebody’s punishment Every year, the President grants a reprieve to one lucky turkey, who then will not be eaten for Thanksgiving dinner! festivities Celebrations or joyful events I love all the festivities during the Christmas holidays.
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