struck with fear, dread, or consternation
"Work?" Two-Bit was
unpleasantly cold and damp
Soda was awake by then, and although he looked stony-faced, as if he hadn't heard a word the doctor had said, his eyes were
bleak and stunned.
swell or protrude outwards
Two Bit's mother warned us about burglars, but Darry, flexing his muscles so that they
bulged like over sized baseballs,drawled that he wasn't afraid of any burglars, and that we didn't really have anything worth taking.
be lazy or idle
"I have. And if you had the sense of a billy goat you'd try to help around your place instead of
marked by excessive confidence
"Don't worry about it," Steve said,
cocksure that he and Sodapop could handle anything that came up.
a slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels
Two Bit's mother warned us about burglars, but Darry, flexing his muscles so that they bulged like over sized baseballs,
drawled that he wasn't afraid of any burglars, and that we didn't really have anything worth taking.
"Hhhmmmm," Soda said drowsily, "you didn't either."
the state of being emotionally worked up
I guess he would have enjoyed it more if it hadn't been so serious but he couldn't resist anything that caused that much
depleted of energy, force, or strength
After a hard game of football and four or five hours of reading, I was too
exhausted, mentally and physically, to dream anything.
use or manipulate to one's advantage
"...anyway, I was walking around downtown and started to take this short cut though an alley? -- Two-Bit was telling me about one of his many
exploits while we did the dishes.
(of linens or clothes) smoothed with a hot iron
ironed. They're in my closet," Darry said.
homicide without malice aforethought
But they were charging Johnny with
a horse of light tan or golden color
A long legged
palomino colt that has to get his nose into everything.
a loud and disturbing noise
Steve followed him and in a second there was the general
racket of a pillow fight.
send out rays or waves
The reporters stared at him admiringly; i told he looks like a movie star, and kind of