Ch. 1 peculiar pe ⋅ cu ⋅ liar [pi-kyool-yer] adjective 1.strange; odd: peculiar happenings. 2.uncommon; unusual: the peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats.
Ch. 2 suspend sus ⋅ pend [suh-spend] verb to stop for a period of time; interrupt
Ch. 3 omnipotent om ⋅ nip ⋅ o ⋅ tent [ om-nip-uh-tuh nt] adjective 1.having very great or unlimited authority or power.
Ch. 3 dignified dig ⋅ ni ⋅ fied [dig-nuh-fahyd]– adjective characterized or marked by dignity or nobility; stately: dignified conduct.
Ch. 6 diabolic dia·bolic (dī′ə bäl′ik) diabolical, diabolically adjective 1. of the Devil or devils 2. very wicked or cruel; fiendish
Ch. 6 divulge di·vulge [di vulj] verb 1. reveal something: especially information that was previously secret
Ch. 8 detect de·tect [ di tekt] verb 1.To discover the fact of: to notice or discover the existence of something 2. Work on crimes: to investigate crimes or other matters as a detective
Ch. 8 mournfully mourn·ful [mawrnfel] adjective 1.Sorrowfully: grievingly: a youth with a mournful face 2. Causing or suggesting deep sadness
Ch. 8 ambush am·bush [amboosh] verb To lie in wait; to attack by surprise An unexpected attack from a concealed position: They lay in ambush and waited for their victims.
Ch. 9 pandemonium pan·de·mo·ni·um [pandə monnee əm] noun 1. chaos: wild uproar; noise 2. noisy confused place: a place or situation that is noisy and chaotic
Ch. 9 potential po·ten·tial [ pə tenshəl] adjective 1.Capable of being, but not yet in existence: posed a potential danger noun 1. Capacity for development: a capacity to develop, succeed, or become something
Ch. 13 malevolent ma·lev·o·lent [mə levvələnt] adjective 1. having or showing intense often vicious ill will toward others 2. Harmful or evil: having a harmful or evil effect or influence
Ch. 13 deprived de·prived [di prīvd] adjective without basic needs: lacking the things needed for a comfortable or successful life
Ch. 22 peer peer [peer] verb 1.To look intently: to look very carefully or hard, especially at somebody or something that is difficult to see, often with narrowed eyes noun 1. Person of equal standing with another: in age or social class
Ch. 22 malinger ma·lin·ger [mə ling gər] verb 1. to fake illness to avoid work
Ch. 22 coax [kōks] coaxed, coax·ing, coax·es verb 1. persuade gently: to persuade somebody gently to do something 2. gently make something work: to manipulate something patiently until it moves or works
Ch. 22 console con·sole [kən sōl] verb 1. to comfort: to provide a source of comfort to somebody who is distressed or disappointed
Ch. 22 amnesia am·ne·sia [am neezhə] noun 1. loss of memory as a result of shock, injury, psychological disturbance, or medical disorder
Ch. 22 lather lath·er [lathər] noun 1.soapy froth: foam that is produced by soap or detergent used with water 2. state of agitation: a state of agitation or nervous anxiety
Ch. 22 predict pre·dict [pre dikt] verb 1.to tell about in advance: to say what is going to happen in the future, often on the basis of present indications or past experience