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The Bully Chap 1-5

vocabulary for the novel The Bully

wavering (p. 1) unsteady or shaking
graffiti (p. 2) writing or drawings made on a wall
devour (p. 4) eat hungrily or quickly
shard (p. 5) a piece of broken glass
mockery (p. 5) teasing language
radiant (p. 7) shining or glowing brightly
monologue (p. 10) a long and typically boring speech by one person during a conversation
menacing (p. 14) suggesting the presence of danger; threatening.
glumly (p. 15) moody, sulky
lumbered (p. 15) move in a slow, heavy, awkward way
sulked (p. 15) be silent and moody
stucco (p. 16) fine plaster used for coating wall
massive (p. 16) large and heavy
coordinate (p. 18) bring together
scurry (p. 22) move hurriedly with short quick steps
whimper (p. 34) low, feeble sounds of fear or pain
lurking (p. 39) hiding while watching or waiting for somebody
ramble (p. 44) walking with no definite route in mind
deliberate (p. 45) acting in a careful manner
anxiety (p. 46) a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease
rehearsed (p. 47) practiced
amidst (p. 48) surrounded by
snickered (p. 53) give a smothered or half-suppressed laugh
surge (p. 58) a sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd
lugging (p. 64) carrying or dragging (a heavy or bulky object) with great effort
hoisting (p. 64) raise or haul up
heaved (p. 66) lift or haul (a heavy thing) with great effort
Created by: ksthombs
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