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Mixed Up Files Ch4-6

Vocabulary for From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

TermDefinition
peculiar (adj) strange; odd
perilous (adj) involving grave risk, dangerous
ambition (n) strong desire to do or achieve something that require determination
convenient (adj) fitting in well with a person's needs, activities and plans; involving little trouble or effort
intrigue (v) to arouse the curiosity of by something new or unusual
accumulate (v) to gather or collect, often in gradual degrees
investigate (v) to examine, study or inquire into systematically
authority (n) the right to control, command, or determine
dismal (adj) gloomy, cheerless, dreary
preparation (n) action or process for making ready
indicate (v) to point out or make known
stealth (adj or n) secret, sneaky
accustomed (adj) used to
triumphant (adj) having won a battle or contest; victorious
reveal (v) to make known, disclose
distinction (n) a difference made between two or more individuals, ideas, or events
example (n or v) an instance that serves as an illustration of a point, principle, or model
explain (v) to make understandable, plain or clear
focus (n or v) the center of interest or attention
integrate (v) to bring together or to combine information so as to produce a larger unit or a whole