23 terms

NCS 4th Grade Frindle chapter 9-12 vocabulary

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forbidding
to make a rule or law against.
rebellion
resistance to or defiance of any authority, control for tradition.
embarrassed
to cause confusion and shame to
overreaction
to react or respond more strongly than is necessary or appropriate.
vandalism
intentional destruction or damage of property
pursed
to contract into folds or wrinkles, pucker
flecked
a speck, a small bit
fad
a temporary fashion, notion, manner of conduct, etc., especially one followed enthusiastically by a group.
puckered
to draw or gather into wrinkles or irregular folds, as material or a part of the face; constrict
masterminded
to plan and direct a usually complex project or activity skillfully
champion
a person who has defeated all opponents in opponents in a competition or series of competitions so as to hold first place
awkward
clumsy, not graceful
investment
money used to create a source of income or profit
preliminary
preceding and leading up to the main part, matter or business; introductory, preparatory.
imprinted
a deep impression left by pressure
controversial
a disagreement or debate; argumentative
complications
Not easily or really done. Hard to understand and solve. Hard to deal with or get on with.
trademark
a distinctive mark or feature, particular characteristics of or identified with a person or thing.
arrangements
the act of putting in a ordinary condition or plan
free press
a group that is able to publish what it wants without government control
headline
title or heading in a newspaper
academic
having to do with school
supplier
a provider of a product or service