The Last Book in the Universe

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Weeks 1-3 vocabulary

geezers

older individuals

epilepsy

a disorder of the nervous system

puny

small or weak

squat

to sit on the heels with the knees bent

tribute

something done to show respect

edibles

able to be eaten

enforcer

to force people to pay attention to

imposter

pretending to be someone else

remedy

a medicine or treatment that cures, heals, or relieves

intervene

to come between

pylon

a high tower

refugee

a person who flees from his/her country

plod

to walk or move heavily

ponder

to think deeply

smog

a mixture of fog and smoke

hologram

a three-dimensional image created by a pattern or interference

degenerate

having sunk into a worse condition

banish

to force a person to leave his/her country

bleary

made dim or blurred

regal

royalty

huffily

a fit of anger

scornful

full of contempt

superiority

above average

impertinent

not showing the right respect

saunters

to walk about slowly

withered

to dry up

coax

keep asking for something in a pleasant and gentle way

taunt

to make fun of

treachery

the act of betraying

squalor

dirty or filthy

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