Tuck Everlasting Glossary

Tuck Everlasting Glossary

Amble

walk or move at a slow, relaxed pace

Bovine

relating to or affecting cattle

Veer

change direction suddenly

Melancholy

a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause

Rueful

expressing sorrow or regret, especially in a wry or humorous way

Remnants

a part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed

Splotches

a daub, blot, or smear of something, typically a liquid

Prune

trim (a tree, shrub, or bush) by cutting away dead or overgrown branches or stems, especially to encourage growth

Implore

beg someone earnestly or desperately to do something

Peculiar

different to what is normal or expected; strange

Elate

make (someone) ecstatically happy

Thrust

push suddenly or violently in a specified direction.

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