Wonder Words Wall

Where The Red Fern Grows (Wilson Rawls)

– Runoff = A further competition because of a tie.

– Minnows = A small freshwater Eurasian fish of the carp family, which typically forms large numbers of fishes

– Potholes = A deep natural underground cave formed by the melting of rocks mostly because of water

Sleet = Rain containing some ice in it

– Buggy = A small motor vehicle such as golf carts

– Gust = A sudden strong force of wind

– Lull = Sending someone to sleep mostly with soothing sounds

– Gully = A ravine formed by water

– Propped = A pole used to support structures from falling

– Gawking = Stare openly and stupidly, such as staring off into space

– Goggle-Eyed = Having starting eyes especially because of astonishment

– Snag = Hidden obstacles

– Foothill = A low hill at the base of the mountain

– Mantel = A mantelpiece (Structure of wood, marble, stone around a fireplace)

– Ringtail = A ring-tailed cat or lemur

– Haunches = A butt and thigh considered together

– Baying = Bark or howl loudly mostly because of a dog

– Quavering = Shake or trembling while speaking

– Mound = Round mass projecting above a surface such as a bush sticking out on the grass

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

– Brambles = A prickly shrub usually from roses

– Blunt = Not having a sharp edge or point

– Wrought-iron = A tough form of iron usually made for forging

– Strutting = A rod or bar forming a part of a framework

– Sumptuously = Amazing and expensive looking

– Ornate = Highly decorated

– Illumination = Light (Sentence: Higher Amount of Illumination was Needed to Read)

– Surmounted = Overcome a difficulty or obstacle

– Threshold = A strip of wood or stone forming the bottom of the doorway

– Subjugate = Bring under control

– Demeanour = Outward behaviour

– Rigid = Unable to bend or be changed into a different shape

– Imploring = Begging someone desperately

– Prune = A plum reserved by drying and having a black wrinkly appearance

– Debris= Scattered pieces of rubbish

– Mutual = Experienced

– Pockmarked = A pitted scar in the skin left by a spot

– Visage = Literally a person’s face

– Hue = A color or shade

– Notoriety = The state of being famous because of bad qualities

– Attest = Provide clear evidence

– Remotest = Situated far away from main population

– Tendency = An inclination toward a particular characteristic

– Subsequent = Coming after something in time

– Correspondence = Close connection

– Intervened = Take part in something

– Cordial = Warm and friendly

– Impertinent = Not showing proper respect

– Obituary = A notice of death usually written in newspapers

– Harried = Feeling strained

– Clamouring = A loud and confused noise

– Dungheap = A heap of dung

– Adolescence = The period following the unset of puberty

– Contemplate = Look carefully for a long time

– Rucksack = Schoolbag

– Bamboozled = Informal fool

– Appalled = appeals, stands out

– Lumbered = Move in slow heavy awkward way

– Tremulous = shaking slightly

– Teeter = Move or balance unsteadily

– Hurtled = Cause to move at high speed

– Appliances = A device made to perform a specific task

– Lanky = Ungracefully thin or tall

– Hangdog = Having a guilty appearance

– Basset = Sturdy hunting dog

– Hubbub = A chaotic din created by a crowd of people

– Complacency = Showing uncritical satisfaction

– Grimaced = Ugly, twisted expression on a person’s face

– Impunity = Exemption from punishment

– Paramount = More important than anything else

– Ominously = Giving a worrying expression that something bad is going to happen

– Groped = Search blindly or uncertainly by feeling with the hands

– Navel = A rounded knotty depression in the centre of a person’s belly caused by the detachment of the umbilical cord after birth

– Clambered = Climb or move in an awkward way

– Laboriously = Requiring lots of time and effort

– Etched = Protect stone wood or metal or stone by coating it with a protective layer

– Brandy = A strong spirit caused by alcohol

– Jeered = Make rude and mocking expressions

– Dispelling = Make something you think of disappear such as doubt, feelings or a belief

– Skullduggery = Dishonest behaviours

– Beleaguered = Lay siege

– Coaxingly = Persuade someone gently to do something

– Mutinous = Solider or sailor refusing to do what the authority says

– Vigilance = The action of watching or searching cautiously

– Gingerly = Careful or cautious manners

– Excruciatingly = Intense back pain

– Flit = Move swiftly and lightly

– Streaked = A mark different to the colour or substance of its surroundings

– Deemed = Consider in a specific way

– Flustered = Making someone angry or agitated

– Transpired = A secret unknown to become known

– Revelling = To enjoy yourself with a lively way such as dancing and singing

– Parcel = An object covered with paper so it can be posted/mailed

– Succumbed = Fail to resist temptation

– Seclusion = To be in a state of being private and staying away from people

– Appraising = Access the value or quantity

– Ingrained = Firmly fixed or established or done

– Prodigious = Impressively big

– Bemused =  To be confused

– Marquee = A large tent used for social function

– Burgeoning = Growing very fast

– Gormless = Lacking sense or knowledge

– Emblazoned = Display a design on

– Hammock = A bed made from ropes that are attached to two ends Example: Tree Bed

– Diadem = Crown that symbolises ultimate power

– Airier = Spacious

– Plinth = A base supporting a statue

– Besom = Broom shaped like a witch broom

– Pallid = Pale due to health issues

– Incantations = Words for a magic spell/charm

– Gallant = Heroic Behaviour

– Tartan = Woollen Cloth with different patterns

– Groggy = Dazed or weak

– Hobbled = To walk in a awkward way

Double Vision (F. T. Bradley)

– Scalp = Skin covering the head but not the face

– Dilemma = A situation where a person have to make a difficult choice

– Amends = Doing the right thing to make up for the wrong things you did.

– Convo = Conversation

– Lactose = A sugar from milk

– Fib = A unimportant lie

Dead End in Norvelt (Jack Gantos)

– Conquistadors = A conqueror

– Blunderbuss = A large gun for firing slugs or balls

– Waterlogged = Something filled with water

– Scalding = Very hot

– Paraffin = Flammable

Madhattan Mystery (John J. Bonk)

– Dawdle = Waste Time or to be Slow

– Vamoose = To leave hurriedly

– Slingback = A shoe snapped in place by the ankle

The Blood of Olympus (Rick Riordan)

Gnarled = Rough and twisted thanks to age

– Amphora = A tall ancient greek jug

– Myrtle = A evergreen shrub with white flowers

– Gauze = A thing fabric of silk

– Legion = A division of a group. Each division is about 3000-6000 men

Turtle in Paradise (Jennifer L. Holm)

– Conch = A tropical marine shell

– Conspiratorial = A person who takes part in a conspiracy

– Telegraph = A system for sending messages using wires

City of Bones (Cassandra Clare)
– Tendrils = A slender thread-like appendage of a climbing plant, often growing in a spiral form, which stretches out and twines round any suitable support.

– Appendage = Something that is attached to something larger or important.

– Insouciant = Showing a lack of concern

– Eke = To make an amount or supply of something last longer by using or consuming

Revolution (Deborah 

– Pew = A long bench with a back

– Sermon = A talk on a religious subject

– Beatituding = Extreme blessings

– Ramrod = a rod for ramming down the charge of a muzzle-loading firearm

– Coloreds = Having a color, especially black, white or neutral

– Steeple = A church tower

– Dilapidated = Cause something to fall in ruins

– Sift = put through a sieve so as to remove lumps or large particles

– Stifle = Make someone unable to breath properly

– Waltz = a dance in triple time performed by a couple, who turn rhythmically round and round as they progress around the dance floor

One Crazy Summer (Rita Williams-Garcia)

– Stewadress = a woman who is employed to look after the passengers on a ship or aircraft

– Mound = a rounded mass projecting above a surface

– Muumuu = a woman’s loose, brightly coloured dress, especially one traditionally worn in Hawaii’

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