How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

51 terms

The Outsiders

Largest set
STUDY
PLAY
content
satisfied
rarely
infrequently
lone
alone, solitary
asset
a useful or valuable quality
to slouch
to sit or stand in a lazy way
madras
plaid, cotton material
cowlick
tuft of hair growing in a different direction
to quiver
to tremble, to shake
complicated
involved, complex
nonchalant
unconcerned or indifferent
sophisticated
cultured, worldly
sarcasm
saying something and meaning the exact opposite; verbal irony
incredulous
unbelieving
elite
a select body, the best
to resign
to give up, or to accept the future
unceasingly
continually
bootlegging
selling alcohol where not legally available
apprehensive
afraid, suspicious
contemptuous
scornful, insolent
to wince
to shrink back as from pain
bewildering
confusing, perplexing
premonition
an early warning about a future event
groggy
not fully awake
reluctantly
unwillingly; disinclined
imploringly
in a pleading, begging manner; beseechingly
sullenly
gloomily, somber
eluded
avoided, escaped
vital
necessary or essential to life
indignant
angered at something unjust or wrong
to gorge
to swallow with greediness
conviction
strong belief
inhalation
to breathe into the lungs
mimic
imitate, ridicule
recurring
occurring again and again
aghast
amazed, stupefied, shocked
exploits
heroic acts, adventures
abruptly
suddenly
resemblance
likeness, similarity
debating
deciding
aimlessly
without direction, without purpose
ruefully
regretfully, sorrowfully
leery
wary, suspicious
stupor
senses are deadened
delirious
confusion, disordered speech, hallucinations
to grasp
to understand
to acquit
to have declared officially that somebody is not guilty of a charge or an accusation
desperate
driven to take any risk
to deny
to declare untrue; to contradict
pity
compassion for suffering
to flinch
to betray fear, pain, or surprise with an involuntary gesture
to veer
to swerve, to turn aside from a course or direction