Please study for the vocabulary quiz on Friday
Vocabulary words for chapter 3
- Bemused – Preoccupied or deep in thought.
- Cower – To shrink and tremble with fear.
- Derision – The act of making fun or laughing at a person
- Ejector – The mechanism of a gun that throws out the empty cartridge of a fired bullet
- Receptive – Able and willing to listen and accept information/new ideas
- Reprehensible – Deserving of a reprimand and criticism.
- Rheumatism – A painful health condition involving the joints and muscles.
- Contemptuously – Full of scorn
- Riveter – A tool used to fasten small metal bolts /pins to hold leather pieces together
- Subsided – Became less excited /calmed down
- Meager – Of poor quality or small amount
- Mauled – Worn-out, torn or treated harshly/clumsily
- Appraised – Judged
- Defensive – To be on guard against verbal or physical attack.