WryWhere The Mountain Meets The Moon by Grace Lin "The king gave a wry smile ." (Chapter 23 pg. 140)
using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor
TranslucentWhere the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin " The shabby walls and worn stones seemed to shimmer as if a translucent silk veil covered them. " (Grace 265 )
def :allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass through; semitransparent.
IncumbencyGreat Ghost Stories by John Grafton
¨The annals of his Incumbency were doubtless short and simple.¨(pg.81)
defenition : the holding of an office or the period during which one is held.
GossipGreat Ghost Stories by John Grafton
all she does is gossip
defenition : rumors
ComicallyLife in the Fat Lane Cherie Bennet
"she pulled him comically out of the room"
def: 1 obsolete : of or relating to comedy. 2 : causing laughter especially because of a startlingly or unexpectedly humorous
SleuthingThe Wright 3 by Blue Balliett
"Hows the sleuthing buisness?" pg number 147
carry out a search or investigation in the manner of a detective.
Condensationthe wright 3 by blue balliett
"leaving a trail through the condensation ."
defenition :::::water that collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it.
PettyThe Wright 3 by Blue Balliett
"petty criminals who have always worked for a boss "
of little importance; trivial.
pretentiousChasing Vermeer Blue Balliett"or pretentious"
TwingeDef : a sudden, sharp localized pain "Walter Pillay felt a momentary twinge of sadness." The Calder Game by : Blue Balliett
pentominodef; when shapes represents letters . "he was busy thinking of a pentimino" Balliet(141"
relevant pg6i read different books .
chasing vermeer pg1-12
def:closely connected or appropriate to what is being done or considered.
ïn working on relevant projects¨
SubsidedDef:become less intense, violent, or severe
"Sandy murmured something about baseball and subsided.
A WRINKLE IN TIME BY MADELINE L'ENGLE
Foreseeable (15)The Boy in Striped Pajamas -pg1-21 "This is our home for the foreseeable future,"
-able to be foreseen or predicted.
Hauhgtiestarrogantly superior and disdainful.
Aberration"We havent had an abberation in years"
defenition: a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome.
def:in a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect.
LambencyKeeper of the Doves Having a gentle glow; luminous: