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From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler
Section 3 Vocabulary
dismal
dark and gloomy; dreary
authority
an expert
absolute
perfect and complete
executive
capable of carrying out duties and functions
corporation
a group of people organized to operate a business
parentheses
the curved lines used to set off a word in a sentence
pagan
one who has no religion
corpuscle
any of the cells in the blood
pedestal
a bottom support or base of a pillar
telepathy
communication between minds without speaking
petit fours
tiny frosted cakes
expresso
a hot drink like coffee
conscience
an awareness of right and wrong with a compulsion to do right
diagram
a sketch that explains something by outlining its parts
stealthily
in a secretive or furtive way
associate
to bring into relationship
browse
to examine in a casual way
sawhorse
a rack on which wood is placed while being sawed
stonemason
one whose work is building with stone
footnote
a note of comment or reference at the bottom of a page
investigate
to search into
emblem
a visible symbol of a thing
indicate
to direct attention to