Jelly Belly - Ch. 11-20
Vocabulary and Figurative Language
Terms in this set (53)
Something passed down from parent to child. In this case, we are talking about the physical characteristic of being overweight.
Losing without giving yourself the chance to win.
Assortment of foods such as smoked meat, cheese, fish, and vegetables.
Open space with no trees or buildings.
Moving quickly; running; hurrying.
In a funny way.
Hitler's secret police in Germany.
Being active in sports or exercise. Being in good physical shape.
The voice in your head that tells you right from wrong.
Hidden, secret items.
A person that no one wants to talk to or be around.
To move randomly throughout an area.
Easy to work with;agreeable.
Health and cleanliness.
Something that a lot of effort was put into purely for personal enjoyment.
Gatherings of people to celebrate special occasions or events.
A stage or surface raised higher than the ground.
A loud tune or melody played by the trumpet.
Slowly moving away.
Triangle-shaped banner, sign, or flag.
Earned the right to do something.
Going backward in progress.
Spent time with.
I (hung out) with the gang that morning.
Spread out or scattered.
All of the kids were (strung out) along the dirt path.
Very heavy and about as wide as he is tall.
Mr. Napoli was built (like a square refrigerator).
Very large and wide. Her dress was made up of so much fabric, she resembled a tent.
Mrs. Napoli looked (like a tent that could walk).
A horrible place that is not fun.
This place (sucks)!
A horrible place that is not fun.
It's the (pits).
Crying a lot.
About half of them, like me, were (crying their heads off).
Watching you closely; keeping an eye on you.
From now on, I'm going to be (on your trail).
Said with a low, raspy voice.
"Save me, somebody," he (croaked).
Richard and I were (cracking up).
"I'm not (fiddling) with my braces again."
Contributed or gave their part.
"Everyone (chipped in) and I bought a ton of candy bars."
I had ten dollars (squirreled away) in the bottom of my toothbrush holder.
Angry or irritated.
"Did you get the stuff?" Max asked, and Richard shot him a (dirty) look.
Don't tell him anything.
"And Max, (keep your mouth shut) in front of Brian. I don't trust him.
"Now (cool it)."
Ate quickly and forcefully; devoured.
Richard (attacked his candy bars like they were the enemy).
Thinking about something over and over.
A lot of (feelings and ideas kept racing) through my mind.
That was what was (mixing me up), and why I couldn't sleep.
Cowardly; scared; skittish.
I am the (chicken kid) of all times.
"Are you (nuts)?" Richard asked.
"What are you, too (yellow) to fight?" Richard asked.
Babbling; sobbing; stuttering.
I didn't answer, mostly because I was afraid I'd start (blubbering) if I opened my mouth.
Raining really hard.
The rain was coming down in (barrels and buckets).
Crowd him uncomfortably.
"Don't (smother) the boy," Dad said to Grandma.
Showing disappointment or disbelief.
"(Nuts)," I said. I must have gained a pound.
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