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Vocab proj m ch.4 6
 

Vocab proj m ch.4 6

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    Vocab proj m ch.4 6 Vocab proj m ch.4 6 Presentation Transcript

    • pesterverb
      To bother; annoy
      Kenny had stormed upstairs after losing his game and had not come back down again to pester us, thank goodness. (pg. 36)
    • jostledverb
      Ideas jostled around in my brain and I tried to get them organized. (pg. 36)
      Pushed and shoved around
    • artificialadjective
      Made by humans; not natural; fake
      “There’s something called artificial silkworm food,” Patrick said. (pg. 41)
    • fluorescentadjective
      We printed them on fluorescent green paper, and I made the font really big so you could read it from far away. (pg. 48)
      Glowing with vivid or bright colors
    • flakyadjective
      She gave each of us a bite or two and then would ask a million questions about the crust. “Was it flakier last week?” she’d say, or, “It’s still not flaky enough, is it?” (pg. 50)
      Crisp fragments; odd
    • fidgetverb
      I tried not to fidget. Why was she telling us this? (pg. 51)
      To move nervously or restlessly
    • lurchedverb
      My stomach lurched a little. (pg. 52)
      A staggering or tottering movement; sudden rolling
    • crosslyadverb
      “What about Monday?” I said crossly, pulling my arm away from him. (pg. 54)
      In an angry manner
    • reconnoiterverb
      To inspect, especially to gather military information
      For me, it was more like Agent Song having to locate and reconnoiter the enemy’s headquarters before being able to carry out orders. (pg. 64)
    • prejudicedverb
      I hated thinking of her as someone who might be prejudiced against black people. (pg. 68)
      Making a judgment or opinion without knowledge or examination of the facts