english chapter 7 and 8 vocab

mimicking

to imitate or copy

Bleak

Not hopeful or encouraging

contemptuously

Scornful, ridicule or mockery

aghast

filled with horror and shock

recurring

occurring again or repeatedly

resemblance

state of being alike

divert

to change course or direction

abruptly

sudden and unexpected

faltered

to start to lose strength or momentum

doggedly

showing persistence