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Week of 1/23

Vocabulary words for the week of January 23

TermDefinition
melancholy sad, depression of spirits
snicker to laugh in a covert (sneaky) or partly suppressed manner; sly laugh.
eager enthusiastic or impatient desire or interest; excited, can't wait.
imposter one that assumes false identity or title for the purpose of deception; someone appearing to be someone else, not real.
crone a withered old woman.
musty moldy, damp.
precariously lack of security or stability that threatens with danger; not safe.
rickety lacking stability or firmness; weak, not sturdy.
ottoman an upholstered often overstuffed seat or couch usually without a back; a low cushioned seat without backs or arms.
arsenic a poisonous chemical
lunatics wildly foolish; crazy, insane.
glinting to give off reflection in brilliant flashes; shining.
culprit a person who is responsible for a crime or other misdeed.
sabotage damage done to slow or stop someone.
Created by: jmillar