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UNIT VOCABULARY stupor

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									         The Outsiders Ch. 1-2 Vocabulary

CONTENT—satisfied, pleased

RARELY—uncommon, infrequent

LONED—by oneself

ASSET—worth

SLOUCHED—an ungainly gait

MADRAS—cotton fabric shirt usually bright colored

COWLICK—tuft of hair growing in a different
direction

QUIVERING—trembling, shaking

COMPLICATED—involved, complex

SARCASM—bitter cutting jest

INCREDULOUS—unbelieving

NONCHALANTLY—indifferently
         The Outsiders Ch. 3-4 Vocabulary

SOPHISTICATED—cultured, worldly

ELITE—a select body, the best

RESIGNEDLY—giving up, accepting the future

UNCEASINGLY—continual

BOOTLEGGING—selling alcohol where not legally
available

APPREHENSIVE—afraid, suspicious

CONTEMPTUOUSLY—scornful, insolent

WINCED—to shrink back as in pain

BEWILDERING—confused, perplexed

PREMONITION—previous warning, information,
feeling
          The Outsiders Ch. 5-6 Vocabulary

GROGGY—not fully awake

RELUCTANTLY—unwillingly, struggling against

IMPLORINGLY—beseechingly

SULLENLY—gloomily, somber

ELUDED—escaped, avoided

VITAL—essential, necessary to life

INDIGNANT—disgusted, anger with contempt

GORGED—swallow with greediness

CONVICTION—strong belief

INHALATION—to breathe into the lungs
         The Outsiders Ch. 7-9 Vocabulary

MIMICKING—imitating, ridiculing

RECURRING—returning, repeatedly

AGHAST—amazed, stupefied

EXPLOITS—heroic acts, adventures

ABRUPTLY—suddenly

RESEMBLANCE—likeness, similarity

DEBATING—deciding

AIMLESSLY—without direction, without purpose

RUEFULLY—regretfully, sorrowfully

LEERY—wary, suspicious
        The Outsiders Ch. 10-12 Vocabulary

STUPOR—senses are deadened

DELIRIOUS—confusion, disordered speech,
hallucinations

GRASPED—understood

ACQUITTED—discharged completed, set free from a
legal charge

DESPERATE—driven to take any risk

BEWILDEREDLY—confusedly

DENY—to declare untrue, contradict

PITY—compassion for suffering

FLINCHING—betraying fear, pain or surprise with
an involuntary gesture

VEERED—swerved, turned aside from a course or
direction

								
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