“S” Words in Book One

S is for Sombrero

Fun Facts about Tilda: Tilda Pinkerton came to Earth from the Sombrero Galaxy

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Savvy – well-informed, in the know, sharp

 

Scarcely – barely

 

Scouring – rub the surface of

 

Scowled – to wrinkle your brow in a look of anger or disapproval

 

Screeched – to utter a high pitched harsh cry or sound

 

Scruffy – shabby, untidy

 

Scrunched – to crumple or squeeze together

 

Scrutinized – to examine or inspect with great detail

 

Scurrying – moving quickly, with great haste

 

Seemingly – apparently, appearing

 

Selection – a collection of things

 

Saluted – to greet or recognize a superior

 

Sensational – spectacular, outstanding, out of this world

 

Shambled – to walk in an awkward shuffling manner

 

Shield – a piece of armor to protect against weapons

 

Shimmering – to shine or reflect tremendous light

 

Sidled – to move sideways

 

Signature – a certain style, how things are done

 

Slid – glided smoothly

 

Slightly – a small degree or amount

 

Slope – ground that has an incline

 

Slowpoke – a person who moves, works or acts slowly

 

Slung – tossed or thrown

 

Smirked – to smile in a scornful way

 

Snickered – a disrespectful laugh

 

Soggy – soaked, completely wet

 

Sombreros – a broad brimmed hat with a tall crown, made of straw or felt

 

Sought – tried, attempted

 

Spat – to say with contempt as if spitting (puppet video)

 

Spectacular – dramatic, impressive, breath taking

 

Sprouting – growing, developing

 

Sputtered – to spit out words in an excited, confused and flustered manner

 

Squealed – to utter a sharp cry in fear or surprise

 

Squeeze – a type of drink, made from pressing fruit

 

Squinted – to look at with eyes partly closed

 

Startle – to alarm, frighten or surprise suddenly

 

Store-made – made by a machine, not handmade

 

Stormed – to rush angrily

 

Strutted – to walk with your head held high, to swagger

 

Stuttered – to speak with a repetition of consonants

 

Style – the way in which something is sad, made, performed or done

 

Succeed – to accomplish something you attempt

 

Successful – having attained what was desired

 

Suggested – to offer or propose for consideration

 

Suited – to be appropriate or becoming

 

Surly – bad tempered, gruff, rude

 

Surveyed – to look at in a wide scope