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Phantom Tollbooth Ch. 5-8 Vocabulary

Ch 5-8 Vocab for a quiz
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Mincing words
Wasting time by arguing
Rhyme and Reason
Common Sense
It goes without saying
It's very obvious
Make mountains out of molehills
Make something not important into something bigger and more troublesome
Light meal
A small lunch
Square meal
A healthy dinner
Eat my words
To regret what I've said
Just desserts
Fair consequences
Half-baked ideas
Careless thoughts, silly thoughts
Toe the line
Do what you need to to help
Sentence
1) a group of words that expresses a complete thought or 2) a punishment from a judge
Which
1) To choose or 2) A character who is confused with a homophone of her title
Synonym Bun
1) confused with a type of food or 2) A word that means the same thing
Null
1) Nothing or 2) the name of a land in the story
Brevity
Shortness
Faintly
Like its faded and hard to see; sort of
Macabre
Having to do with death and darkness
Barren
Having no life
Prosperous
Growing and thriving
Animosity
Anger and hatred
Ominously
Like it's threatening
Superfluous
Extra that's unnecessary
Repast
A calm meal
Distraught
To be terribly upset and alarmed
Harrowing
Extremely distressing; disturbing or frightening
Perilous
Dangerous
Fiends
Very dangerous beings, wicked people; devils; demons
Flattery
Excessive or insincere compliments
Famished
Hungry or starving
Wreckage
the remains of something that has been destroyed
Ceremoniously
Like you are doing something formally or properly
Stimulating
Lively; engaging
Commendable
Admirable
Striding
Taking long steps
Sympathetically
Like you feel for the person you are talking to
Brilliant
Smart or full of light
Cordially
Like you are nice and polite
Enormous
Huge
Contemplating
Thinking over something seriously
Scowled
looked angry, unhappy, or threatening