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The Outsiders Vocabulary. Bleak Definition: gloomy; offering little hope Part of Speech: adjective Sentence: It's the truth," Johnny said with a bleak.

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1 The Outsiders Vocabulary

2 Bleak Definition: gloomy; offering little hope Part of Speech: adjective Sentence: It's the truth," Johnny said with a bleak grin. "I don't care."

3 Premonition Definition: an early warning about a future event Part of Speech: noun Sentence: What do you call it? Premonition? I flopped down on the floor--- and immediately decided not to do any more flopping.

4 Ruefully Definition: expressing sorry or regret Part of Speech: adverb Sentence: Curly's in the reformatory for the next six months." Tim grinned ruefully, probably thinking of his roughneck, hard-headed brother.

5 Eluded Definition: to escape from by skill or cleverness Part of Speech: verb Sentence: I was trying to find the meaning the poet had in mind, but it eluded me.

6 Indignant Definition: feeling or expressing anger over mean treatment Part of Speech: adjective Sentence: Johnny was so indignant he nearly squeaked.

7 Wistfully Definition: desire that is filled with sadness Part of Speech: adverb Sentence: “Gee," Johnny said wistfully, "it sure will be good to get into a car again."

8 Keeled Definition: passed out; having fainted Part of Speech: verb Sentence: You just keeled over from smoke inhalation and a little shock--- of course, that slap on the back didn't help much."

9 Aghast Definition: struck with overwhelming shock and amazement Part of Speech: adjective Sentence: "Work?" Two-Bit was aghast. "And ruin my rep? I wouldn't be baby-sittin'the kid here if I knew of some good day-nursery open on Saturdays."

10 Delinquent Definition: failure to do what the law requires Part of Speech: noun Sentence: "Juvenile delinquent, you're no good!" Darry shouted.


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