Brooke Rigdon

The Whipping Boy

Vocabulary Words

Cut throat: a murderer or other violent criminal Ruffian: a violent person, especially one involved in crime Outlaws: a person who has broken the law, especially one who remains at large or is a fugitive Arrogantly: in a manner resulting from or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities Varmint: a troublesome and mischievous person, especially a child Confounded: used for emphasis, especially to express anger or annoyance Pondered: think about (something) carefully especially before making a decision or reaching a conclusion Resentment: bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly Receding: go or move back or further away from a previous position Outlaw: a person who has broken the law, especially one who remains at large or is fugitive

Special Possessions

One of my special possessions is my special stuffed animal fox. If I go on a trip, I always bring it with me. It reminds me of home. I can't sleep without it. I got it on Christmas from my grandma.