• Spelling and Vocabulary for Unit #9

    1.     vibration-  shaking; trembling

    2.     ruffled- disheveled; tangled

    3.     riled- peeved; vexed; worked up

    4.     flabbergasted- dumbfounded; astounded; stunned

    5.     underestimate- misjudge; take too lightly

    6.     cunning- slyness; craftiness

    7.     uncomfortable- awkward; uneasy

    8.     gurgling- bubbling; babbling

    9.     vividly- clearly; distinctly

    10.   plight- predicament; dilemma; quandary

    11.    encouragement- reinforcement; support

    12.     ventilating- airing out; aerating

    13.    numbing- deadening; freezing

    14.    shuddered- quavered; quivered

    15.    artistic- creative; imaginative

    16.    various- a variety of; an assortment of; diversity

    17.    catastrophe- disaster; tragedy

    18.   embarrassment- humiliation; shame

    19.    smothered- engulfed; surrounded

    20.    familiar- recognizable; well-known