17 terms

Vocabulary for Trainbots (by Miranda Paul and Shane McG, Little Bee Books)

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clamor
loud and continuous noise
tender
a car attached to a steam locomotive
outsmart
to be more clever than someone else
unassuming
not expecting a lot; content and respectful
gilding
to decorate, sometimes with gold leaf
teeming
present with a large amount; swarming with
drafting
to draw; sketch; outline a plan
prevailing
winning by dominance
wailing
crying; complaining
crafting
to make something
boarding
the act of passengers and crew climbing aboard; getting on
hitches
devices used to connect one thing to another
platform
a raised horizontal surface
scanning
to look; reading
scheming
making secret plans to misbehave; planning in a negative way
rocketeering
creating plans to launch, fly, or ride a rocket
engine
a railroad locomotive used to power the train

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