• Spelling and Vocabulary for Unit #8

    1.     throbbed- beat; pulsated

    2.     further- more; additional

    3.     twinkled- gleamed; shimmered

    4.     convinced- persuaded; influenced

    5.     straggle- dawdle; meander; drift

    6.     predicted- expected; forecasted

    7.     plastered- displayed; exhibited

    8.     outsmarted- outmaneuvered; outfoxed; swindled

    9.     curiosity- nosiness; prying

    10. slaughter- annihilation; massacre

    11. puttered- tinkered; fidgeted

    12. opposite- contrary; reverse

    13. convert- change; adjust; transform

    14. immediately- right away; at once

    15. predicaments- dilemmas; quandaries

    16. mutant- freak; deformity; deviation

    17. dangling- hanging; suspending

    18. capable- competent; proficient

    19. hysterical- frenzied; frantic

    20. eerie- creepy; uncanny