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Stargirl "PN"- Ch. 5

These cards review the vocabulary terms for "PN" through chapter 5.

TermDefinition
balking (v.) stopping short and refusing to proceed; refusing abruptly
amok (adv.) out of control; wild
perpetual (adj.) continual; everlasting
elusive (adj.) difficult to comprehend or describe
flitting (adj.) quickly passing; fleeting
smugly (adv.) in a highly self-satisfied, conceited manner
ambition (n.) desire; goal
disdainful (adj.) standoffish; feeling or showing a dislike for someone regarded as undeserving of respect
gaped (v.) looked long and hard in wonder or surprise
converging (v.) coming together; closing in
antic (n.) playful, ludicrous, or mischievous act
flourish (n.) a dramatic or fancy gesture or way of doing something; a sudden smooth movement that is likely to be noticed
mill (v.) to move around aimlessly, slowly, or confusedly (often followed by about or around)
keen (adj.) intense or strong; eager, interested, enthusiastic
maroon (v.) to place or leave in isolation or without hope of escape; abandon or isolate
sneer (v.) to express dislike and a lack of respect for someone or something in a very open way (with a smile, laugh, or facial expression)
absurd (adj.) extremely silly, foolish, or unreasonable; completely ridiculous
serenade (v.) to sing or play a serenade (song) for someone
acquire (v.) to gain (a new skill, ability, etc.) usually by your own effort; to get something
Created by: mcpherson7A
 

 



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