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16 terms

The Westing Game 2

Chapters 9-13
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sappy
an offensive term meaning thoughtless or unintelligent
broker
a person who buys and sells stock for a commission
uppity
presumptuous; behaving in a way that other people consider more like somebody belonging a higher social class
jabber
speaking so quickly that it cannot be understood
prattle
to talk in a silly, idle, or childish way
paternal
being on a father's side of a family
chide
to reproach or scold somebody gently
chiseled
clear-cut or sharply defined
scoff
to express scorn or disagreement with something or someone
exceptional
having or showing intelligence or ability well above average
larcenist
a thief
felon
criminal, somebody who is guilty of a felony
alibi
excuse, an explanation offered to justify something
implication
the state of implying or being implied, without being plainly expressed
transcribe
to write something out in full from notes or shorthand
paraphernalia
assorted objects or items of equipment