Here is a list of vocabulary words and definitions from the book Skinny-Bones by Barbara Park. Please study the words and definitions everyday. We will have a test over all of the words when we finish Skinny-Bones.

Skinny-Bones Vocabulary

Vocabulary Word

Definition

sprinting

To run or go very fast for a short distance

amusing

causing laughter or enjoyment

sobbing

to cry noisily while taking in short, sudden breaths

impressed

to cause someone to feel interested

pleaded

to ask for something in a serious and emotional way

disappointment

the state or feeling of being disappointed

smirked

to smile in an unpleasant way because you are pleased with yourself or something that you did

received

widely accepted

stunned

to surprise or upset (someone) very much

satisfied

having a happy or pleased feeling because of something that you did

humiliating

to make someone feel ashamed or foolish; embarrassed

glared

to look directly at someone in an angry way

 

mockingly

 

to laugh at or make fun of (someone or something)

usual

 

done, found, or used most of the time or in most cases

eventually

 

at some later time

reasonable

 

fair and sensible

furious

 

very angry

improve

 

to make something better

obvious

 

easy to see or notice

suspicious

 

causing a feeling that is wrong

gasp

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to breathe in suddenly and loudly using your mouth

considerate

 

thinking about the rights and feelings of other people