Maniac Magee Vocabulary Flashcards

Maniac Magee
Terms Definitions
blundering
stumbling
glum
sad
suffice
enough, capable
notion
general idea, conception
immortality
n. Unending life.
pandemonium
wild uproar or noise
phantom
an apparition or specter.
incubate
to keep warm before hatching
gawk
v. To stare stupidly; gape.
emanation
an act or instance of emanating.
suspicious
tending to cause or excite suspicion; questionable:
dumbfounded
surprised to the point of not being able to talk
hoisted
to raise or lift, esp. by some mechanical appliance:
pungent
adj. Having a strong odor or taste; Having a negative intensity.
repertoire
a list of abilities that a person is prepared to perform; usually associated with music or musicals.
exuberance
n. The state of being full of high spirits or life.
befuddled
confused
clamoring
yelling, screaming
paralyzed
unable to move
scan
look quickly but carefully
glum
dismal, gloomy, or sullen
dumbfounded
struck with astonishment or surprise
obvious
easily seen, recognized, or understood; open to view or knowledge; evident:
lopsided
Sagging or leaning to one side.
ecstatic
adj. Showing or feeling great enthusiasm or joy.
lurching
an act or instance of swaying abruptly.
extort
v. To secure by violence; to overcharge for.
Ranting
n. Angry or violent speech or writing.
recommendation
to say good things about someone or something
illusion
n. Something that deceives by making a false view of reality.
stupefied
to put into a state of little or no sensibility; benumb the faculties of; put into a stupor.
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