The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon, Vocabulary List Chapters 6-10

The Season of Styx Malone Vocabulary Lists

  1. acquaintance | see definition»

    the state of knowing someone in a personal or social way : the state of knowing someone as an acquaintance

    "Styx Malone. Pleasure to make your acquaintance."

  2. confiscate | see definition»

    to take (something) away from someone especially as punishment or to enforce the law or rules

    "But our mom confiscated them," Bobby Gene lied.

  3. dignity | see definition»

    a way of appearing or behaving that suggests seriousness and self-control

    I brushed myself off and tried to shake some dignity back into my limbs.

  4. fidget | see definition»

    to make a lot of small movements because you are nervous, bored, etc. : to move or act in a nervous or restless way

    Bobby Gene fidgeted nervously.

  5. foregone | see definition»

    something in the future that is certain to happen or be true

    The way he talked, like everything he wanted was a foregone conclusion.

  6. glorious | see definition»

    very beautiful or delightful

    It was too glorious for its surroundings, a truly un-ordinary sight.

  7. glory | see definition»

    something that brings honor, praise, or fame

    We were smooth. As if we could already taste the glory that the Grasshopper would bring, once it was ours.

  8. glower | see definition»

    to look at someone or something in an angry way

    Cory crossed his arms and glowered at us.

  9. iffy | see definition»

    having many uncertain or unknown qualities or conditions : not certain

    That was iffy logic, but Bobby Gene didn't fight me on it.

  10. impressive | see definition»

    deserving attention, admiration, or respect : making a good impression

    That sounded impressive, I thought.

  11. profitable | see definition»

    making money

    Thus, he proved the Great Escalator Trade was possible. And profitable. Then he lived happily ever after in his mansion.

  12. retort | see definition»

    to reply to something in a quick and often angry way

    "Then were not at liberty to say what happened to them," Bobby Gene retorted.

  13. reverent | see definition»

    showing a lot of respect : very respectful

    His voice hushed reverently.

  14. sage | see definition»

    very wise

    Bobby Gene nodded sagely.

  15. simultaneous | see definition»

    happening at the same time

    "We know," we blurted simultaneously.

  16. transgression | see definition»

    a violation of a command or law

    That was for minor transgressions. This was a doozy.

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