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Maniac Magee Vocab 1


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Maniac Magee Vocab 1

  1. 1. Maniac Magee Vocabulary List I Chapters 1-11
  2. 2. Trolley <ul><li>(noun) a wheeled carriage running on an overhead rail or track  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Trestle <ul><li>(noun) a structure of timbers or steel for carrying a road or railroad over a valley </li></ul>
  4. 4. Musicale <ul><li>(noun) a usually private social gathering to hear music </li></ul>
  5. 5. Obvious <ul><li>(adj.) easily found, seen, or understood </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Infamous: </li></ul><ul><li>(adj.)  having an evil reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Suffice: </li></ul><ul><li>(verb) to meet or satisfy a need </li></ul><ul><li>Emanations: </li></ul><ul><li>(verb) to come out from a source or to emit </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mirage <ul><li>(noun) an illusion that gives the appearance of a pool of water  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hallucinations <ul><li>(noun) the awareness of something (as a visual image, a sound, or a smell) that seems to be experienced through one of the senses but is not real </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pandemonium <ul><li>(noun) a state of noisy, confused activity </li></ul><ul><li>Syn: commotion </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas morning is always marked by pandemonium. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lumbered <ul><li>(verb) to move heavily or clumsily </li></ul><ul><li>Syn: shuffle, plod, staggar </li></ul><ul><li>The heavy elephant lumbered through the jungle. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Samaritan <ul><li>(noun) one who is compassionate and helpful to a person in distress. </li></ul>