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Outsiders Vocabulary Words for Chapters 5 and 6. apparent  Clear or open to view; visible  Adjective  From the very beginning, it was apparent that.

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1 Outsiders Vocabulary Words for Chapters 5 and 6

2 apparent  Clear or open to view; visible  Adjective  From the very beginning, it was apparent that she was no ordinary child.  Synonyms: visible, assumed, evident

3 bewilder  To cause to lose one’s bearings; to perplex or confuse  Verb  The new company policies began to bewilder some of the customers.  Synonyms: baffle, befuddle, confuse

4 conviction  A strong persuasion or belief  Noun  He shared my conviction that the policy is misguided and needed to be changed.  Synonyms: assurance, certainty

5 elude  To avoid or evade, escape the perception of  Verb  The killer was able to elude the police.  Synonyms: avoid, dodge, escape

6 implore  To call or pray for earnestly  Verb  Don’t go! I implore you!  Synonyms: appeal (to), beseech, beg, plead

7 indignant  Feeling or showing anger because of something unjust or unworthy  Adjective  She wrote an indignant letter to the editor.  Synonyms: angered, ballistic, enraged, fuming, furious

8 reluctantly  Feeling or showing hesitation or uncertainty  Adverb  She reluctantly followed her friends into the haunted house.  Synonyms: hesitantly, unwillingly

9 sullen  Gloomily or resentfully silent or repressed  Adjective  The boy wore a sullen expression after being grounded for a month.  Synonyms: cheerless, cloudy, bleak, depressing

10 testify  To make a statement based on personal knowledge or belief; bear witness  Verb  She refused to testify against her husband at the trial.  Synonyms: attest, swear, witness

11 vital  Of the utmost importance  Adjective  Mathematics is a vital part of the school curriculum.  Synonyms: important, essential


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