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The Outsiders Chapters 9-12

Vocabulary from chapters 9-12 of The Outsiders
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wearily
showing loss of strength
prime
first in importance, rank, or quality
acrobatics
stunts like jumping, tumbling, balancing
hence
from this time; therefore
confomity
agreement in character or action
leery
suspicious
agony
great pain of body or mind
daze
stunned state of mind
stupor
condition in which senses are dull
feverish
restless; state of risen body temperature
bewildered
filled with uncertainty; confused
impact
a strong effect; striking together
triumph
victory
concussion
brain injury due to a blow or fall
vague
not clearly expressed
idol
image worshipped as a god; much loved person
environment
surroundings; conditions which may affect development
cocky
very sure of oneself
shrugged
hunched up shoulders to express uncertainty
hot-tempered
easily angered
guardian
a person who legally has the care of another person
flinch
to draw back from
desert
to leave without intent to return
acquitted
declared innocent of a crime
roundabout
not direct
reference
writing that directs the reader to other information
granted (take for)
assumed