Vocabulary Words

Ramona Quimby Age 8 Vocabulary List

Chapter 1

  1. Ferocious (pg. 27)-very fierce and savage
  2. Glare (pg. 27)-to stare in an angry way #2
  3. Triumphant (pg. 34)-a great victory

Chapter 2

  1. Exasperation (pg. 37)-to become annoyed
  2. Suspicious (pg. 39)-think that something is wrong or bad
  3. Collapse (pg. 51)-to fall down suddenly

Chapter 3

  1. Nuisance(pg. 68)-someone or something that causes problems for you
  2. Reluctant (pg. 70)-do not want to do something
  3. Trudge(pg. 71)-to walk slowly and with effort

Chapter 4

  1. Nutritious (pg. 83)-food that is good for you
  2. Defiant (pg. 84)-refuse to obey
  3. Dismal (pg. 89)-gloomy and sad #1

Chapter 5

  1. practical (pg. 96)-showing good judgment #3
  2. calamity (pg. 101)-a terrible disaster
  3. skittish (pg. 104)-easily frightened

Chapter 6

  1. anxious (pg. 110)-worried #1
  2. imitate (pg. 110)-to copy something
  3. scant (pg. 111)-not enough #1

Chapter 7

  1. prop - to support something that might fall down
  2. indignant -feeling upset because something is not fair
  3. grim -gloomy and unpleasant

Chapter 8

  1. affectionate (pg. 148)- very loving
  2. accuracy (pg. 149)-exactly correct
  3. suppressing (pg. 156)-to hide or control something #2

Chapter 9

  1. stun (pg. 178)-shocking
  2. dread (pg. 181)-afraid
  3. prompt (pg. 187)-very quick #1