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Maniac Magee Vocab 2

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Maniac Magee Vocab 2

  1. 1. Maniac Magee Section II Section 1 Quiz on Friday!
  2. 2. Hemisphere <ul><li>(noun) one of the halves of the earth as divided by the equator or by a meridian </li></ul>
  3. 3. allergy <ul><li>(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 </li></ul>
  4. 4. shinnied <ul><li>(verb) to climb up or down something vertical by grasping it with the arms and legs and moving oneself by repeated jerks </li></ul>
  5. 5. vowed <ul><li>(verb) to make a vow or as a vow -a solemn promise or statement </li></ul>
  6. 6. unbeknownst <ul><li>(adjective) happening without one's knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>- unknown </li></ul>
  7. 7. propel <ul><li>(verb) to push or drive usually forward or onward </li></ul>
  8. 8. hydrant <ul><li>(noun) a pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the main pipes </li></ul>
  9. 9. ranting <ul><li>(verb) to talk loudly and wildly </li></ul>
  10. 10. gawked <ul><li>(verb) to stare stupidly </li></ul>
  11. 11. eons <ul><li>(noun) a very long period of time </li></ul>
  12. 12. contortions <ul><li>(noun) a twisting or being twisted out of shape </li></ul>
  13. 13. daintily <ul><li>(adv) state of being delicate </li></ul>
  14. 14. antsy <ul><li>(adj) Restless or impatient </li></ul>
  15. 15. coiled <ul><li>(verb) to wind into or lie in loops, rings, or a spiral </li></ul>

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