The Outsiders Chapters 9-12

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Vocabulary from chapters 9-12 of The Outsiders

wearily

showing loss of strength

prime

first in importance, rank, or quality

acrobatics

stunts like jumping, tumbling, balancing

hence

from this time; therefore

confomity

agreement in character or action

leery

suspicious

agony

great pain of body or mind

daze

stunned state of mind

stupor

condition in which senses are dull

feverish

restless; state of risen body temperature

bewildered

filled with uncertainty; confused

impact

a strong effect; striking together

triumph

victory

concussion

brain injury due to a blow or fall

vague

not clearly expressed

idol

image worshipped as a god; much loved person

environment

surroundings; conditions which may affect development

cocky

very sure of oneself

shrugged

hunched up shoulders to express uncertainty

hot-tempered

easily angered

guardian

a person who legally has the care of another person

flinch

to draw back from

desert

to leave without intent to return

acquitted

declared innocent of a crime

roundabout

not direct

reference

writing that directs the reader to other information

granted (take for)

assumed

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