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Miss Awful

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crisis
a dangerous situation that needs serious attention
omaha
a city in Nebraska
inquired
to ask for imformation
dopey
foolish or stupid
rambunctious
playing wildly but in a playful way
torpor
a state of not being active
clucking
to make a low sound with your tongue
queries
a question about a information
interjected
to interrupt someone
ecstatically
very happy and excited
whimsical
unusual in a playful or amusing way
excessively
going beyond what is usual
countered
when your answer back argues with the other person
frolicsome
very lively and playful
permissive
giving people a lot of freedom
appealing
having qualities that people like please or attractive
affiliated
closely associated/connected with
notable
unusual and worth noticing
zest
very excited and happy
atrocious
very cruel and evil
objected
disapprove or disagree
carefree
having no problems or worries
entitled
to give a right to someone
normalcy
a normal condition or situation
boasted
a reason to be proud
jostling
to push against someone while moving forward in a crowd of people
promptly
to cause someone to do something
homey
comfortable or familiar like home
extensively
large in size or amount
ominous
suggesting that something bad is going to happen in the future
semicircle
half of a circle
rigid
not easily changed
stern
not likely to change or become weaker
raspy
hoarse or harsh-sounding
gaping
wide open very large
milling
to grind or crush
unison
all together
agape
your mouth opening wide opening
inertia
to remain unchanged-- to not do anything
garbed
a particular style or typeof clothing
bore
to be boring
rimless
the outer edge of a usually round object
glinted
to shine in small bright flashes
prodding
to push someone
patrolling
to walk around the area
ruefully
showing or feeling regret for something done
kneaded
to prepare dough by pressing a mixture of flour
tweed
a rough woolen fabric
pruning
a dried plum that can be eaten
strode
to walk with very long steps
whims
a sudden wish
scrupulosity
acting in strict regard
clasped
a strong hold with your hands or arms
scrutiny
to examine something very carfully
dismay
to cause someone to worry
alas
to express sadness or sorrow
scrawl
to write or draw
assaults
a violent physical attack
casual
happening by chance
inkling
a hint
harried
bothered by many problems or worries
informals
having a friendly and relaxed quialty
assemblage
a group of people
meekly
showing something in a gentle way
whereupon
at witch time
confessed
to know that you did something wrong
idles
not working active or being used
basis
the underlying support or foundation for an idea
tolerated
to allow something bad to happen
wailed
to cry
boomed
to make a deep and loud voice
exhibited
to show or reveal
latter
happening near the end
penmanship
writing by hand
merged
to become joined
ramshackle
in very bad condition
lurid
causing horror
furnished
to provide what is needed
evicted
to be kicked out
vacate
to empty
earnest
serious; intense
slouchers
an awkward fellow
reign
a royal authority
defiance
willingness to contend or fight
infiltrated
to pass into something
erect
to sit up srtaight
remonstrate
to complain or protest
frayed
worn out
a fabric or a cord unraveled or worn at the edge
industrious
hard working
squander
foolish manner

to waste
throw away
dammed
a bridge across the river
faltered
to walk unsteadily
stalks
a slender upright object

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