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Maniac Magee. vocabulary. chaotic. adjective completely disordered or disorganized a state of utter confusion. A joyful crowd created a chaotic atmosphere. dumbfounded. verb to confuse, amaze, or astonish. The poor man was dumbfounded by how to solve the complicated math problem. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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chaotic• adjective• completely disordered or

disorganized• a state of utter confusion

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A joyful crowd created a chaotic atmosphere.

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dumbfounded• verb• to confuse, amaze, or


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The poor man was dumbfounded by how to solve the complicated math problem.

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stark• adjective•without decoration or softening

effects; plain; simple• adverb• totally• extremely

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The landscape is stark, but beautiful.

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The players went stark raving mad when they won the state championship.

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befuddle• verb• to confuse or mislead

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I was befuddled by the complicated puzzle.

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finicky• adjective• exceptionally fussy or hard

to satisfy

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The finicky cat refused to eat her food.

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infamous• adjective•having, deserving, or

causing a bad reputation•notorious or shameful

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My dog is infamous for growling at everyone he sees, but he would never hurt anyone.

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lambasting• verb• to scold harshly

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The coach lambasted his team for their unsportsmanlike conduct.

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hoist• verb • to lift or haul up (usually using

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They hoisted the flag to the top of the pole.

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flaunting• verb• to display ostentatiously• to show off

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She flaunted her diamond ring whenever she got the chance.

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nonchalant• adjective •not showing excitement or

anxiety• coolly confident

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marooned• verb • to leave on an island or

coast, far from other people• abandon

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The pirates marooned the children on a desert island.

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meandering• verb • to wind back and forth• to wander in speech or

movement without a goal or direction

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The stream meanders through the fields.

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The lost puppy meandered through the streets.

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stoic• adjective• showing little or no

reaction to painful or pleasant experiences

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The judge’s face remained stoic throughout the trial.