Maniac Magee
Section II
Section 1 Quiz on Friday!
Hemisphere
(noun) one of the halves of the earth as divided by
the equator or by a meridian
allergy
(noun) exaggerated or abnormal reaction (as by
sneezing, itching, or rashes) to substances,
situations, or physica...
shinnied
(verb) to climb up or down something vertical by
grasping it with the arms and legs and moving
oneself by repeate...
vowed
(verb) to make a vow or as a vow
-a solemn promise or statement
unbeknownst
(adjective) happening without one's knowledge
- unknown
propel
(verb) to push or drive usually forward or onward
hydrant
(noun) a pipe with a valve and spout at which water
may be drawn from the main pipes
ranting
(verb) to talk loudly and wildly
gawked
(verb) to stare stupidly
eons
(noun) a very long period of time
contortions
(noun) a twisting or being twisted out of shape
daintily
(adv) state of being delicate
antsy
(adj) Restless or impatient
coiled
(verb) to wind into or lie in loops, rings, or a spiral
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Maniac Magee Vocab 2

  1. 1. Maniac Magee Section II Section 1 Quiz on Friday!
  2. 2. Hemisphere (noun) one of the halves of the earth as divided by the equator or by a meridian
  3. 3. allergy (noun) exaggerated or abnormal reaction (as by sneezing, itching, or rashes) to substances, situations, or physical states that do not have such a strong effect on most people
  4. 4. shinnied (verb) to climb up or down something vertical by grasping it with the arms and legs and moving oneself by repeated jerks
  5. 5. vowed (verb) to make a vow or as a vow -a solemn promise or statement
  6. 6. unbeknownst (adjective) happening without one's knowledge - unknown
  7. 7. propel (verb) to push or drive usually forward or onward
  8. 8. hydrant (noun) a pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the main pipes
  9. 9. ranting (verb) to talk loudly and wildly
  10. 10. gawked (verb) to stare stupidly
  11. 11. eons (noun) a very long period of time
  12. 12. contortions (noun) a twisting or being twisted out of shape
  13. 13. daintily (adv) state of being delicate
  14. 14. antsy (adj) Restless or impatient
  15. 15. coiled (verb) to wind into or lie in loops, rings, or a spiral

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