Chapter 1 1. peculiar * 2. restoring 3. chisel * Chapter 2 4. ornery * 5. suspend * 6. lunatic 7. eager * 8. yarn 9. extensively * 10. filly 11. salamander Chapter 3 12. approximately13. devour* 14. conditioner15. omnipotent*16. tumor17. scads18. dignified* 19. defiance* 20. trait Walk Two Moons Ch. 1-3 Vocabulary
peculiarpe⋅cu⋅liar [pi-kyool-yer] • 1.strange; queer; odd: peculiar happenings. • 2.uncommon; unusual: the peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats.
2. restoringre⋅stor-ing [ri-stawr, -stohr] • verb • to put back to a former place, or to a former position, rank, etc.: restoring peace to the kingdom.
3. chiselchis⋅el [chiz-uh l] • noun • a wedge like tool with a cutting edge at the end of the blade, often made of steel, used for cutting or shaping wood, stone, etc.
ornery or⋅ner⋅y awr-nuh-ree] • adjective, - • 1.ugly and unpleasant in disposition or temper: No one can get along with my ornery cousin. • 2.stubborn: I can't do a thing with that ornery mule.
suspend sus⋅pend [suh-spend] • –verb • to stop for a period of time; interrupt
lunatic lu⋅na⋅tic [loo-nuh-tik] –noun • 1.an insane person. • 2.a person whose actions and manner are marked by extreme eccentricity or recklessness. • –adjective • 3.insane; demented; crazy
eager * ea⋅ger [ee-ger] • –adjective • enthusiastic interest or desire • I am eager for news about them.
yarn • verb • -to spin a yarn; tell stories.
extensively *ex⋅ten⋅sive- ly [ik-sten-sive-ly –adjective 1.of great extent; wide; broad: an extensive area. 2.covering or extending over a great area: extensive travels. 3.far-reaching; comprehensive; thorough: extensive knowledge. 4.lengthy: an extensive journey.
10. filly fil·ly (fĭl'ē) • noun • A young female horse. • Informal A lively, high-spirited girl or young woman.
11. salamander sal⋅a⋅man⋅der [sal-uh-man-der ] • –noun • a small lizard like amphibian having a soft, moist, scaleless skin, typically aquatic.
Approximatelyap⋅prox⋅i⋅mate-ly [ uh-prok-suh-mit-ly • adverb • nearly exact or accurate
devour* de⋅vour [di-vour] • –verb • 1.to swallow or eat up hungrily and greedily.
conditioner con⋅di⋅tion⋅er [kuh n-dish-uh-ner] • –noun • a cream or liquid used to reconstruct damaged hair.
omnipotent*om⋅nip⋅o⋅tent [om-nip-uh-tuh nt] • –adjective • 1.having very great or unlimited authority or power.
tumor [too-mer]tu⋅mor noun 1. an abnormal swelling.
scads [skad] • –noun • 1.a great number or quantity: scads of money.
Dignified dig⋅ni⋅fied [dig-nuh-fahyd]– –adjective • characterized or marked by dignity or nobility; stately: dignified conduct.
defiance*de⋅fi⋅ance [di-fahy-uh ns] • –noun • a daring or bold resistance to authority or to any opposing force.
Trait [treyt]– • noun • a distinguishing characteristic or quality, esp. of one's personal nature: bad traits of character.