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1 Vocabulary Words for Chapters 5 and 6
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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