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Maniac Magee #1


legacy anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor:
trolley a wheel attached to a pole, used for collecting current from an overhead electric wire to drive a streetcar or trolley bus.
trestle an open cross-braced framework used to support an elevated structure such as a bridge.
musicale a musical gathering or concert, typically small and informal
theory an idea used to account for a situation or justify a course of action.
obvious easily perceived or understood; clear, self-evident, or apparent.
infamous well known for some bad quality or deed.
suffice be enough or adequate.
emanations an abstract but perceptible thing that issues or originates from a source.
mirage an optical illusion caused by atmospheric conditions
hallucination an experience involving the apparent perception of something not present.
samaritan a charitable or helpful person
phantom a figment of the imagination.
stupefied make (someone) unable to think or feel properly
pandemonium wild uproar or unrestrained disorder; tumult or chaos.
lumbered to move clumsily or heavily, especially from great or ponderous bulk
finicky excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy.
Created by: mmccrevan
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