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Cranky-mean or bad-tempered If you are cranky, you are irritated easily. The baby was cranky because she needed a nap. What is an antonym for cranky?
Bumbling- moving unsteadily Someone who is bumblingmakes mistakes and is clumsy. The bumbling clown’s act made us all laugh. Describe what abumblingperson might do.
selfish- thinking only of oneself People who are selfish are concerned mainly with themselves. The girlwas too selfish to share her snack with her brother. What are some things people do that seem selfish?
exasperated- annoyed greatly; made angry When you are exasperated , you have no patience and are annoyed. He was so exasperated at the way the show ended, he turned off the television. What is a reason why someone would get exasperated?
famished- very hungry To be famished is to feel extreme hunger. After our hard work on beach clean –up day, we were famished. How are the adjectives famished and hungry alike and different?
commotion- noisy confusion; disorder A commotion occurs when there is great noise and activity. When the batter hit a home run in the ninth inning, there was a commotion in the stands. Where and when have you heard a commotion?
specialty- a special thing that a person knows a great deal about A specialty is something that you do or know very well. The specialty of our favorite restaurant was the bean burrito. What is a specialty of yours?