Because of Winn-Dixie Glossary

Because of Winn-Dixie Glossary

Preacher

A person who preaches religion

Skidding

Sliding on the ground as a result of stopping too quickly

Snuffled

Breathed noisily through the nose, smelling or sniffing something

Prideful

Having a high opinion of one's own dignity or importance

Little Miss Know-It-All

A person who acts as though she knows everything

Handsome

Having a well proportioned appearance suggestive of health and strenghth

Installment

Portions or parts of something

Grand

A splendid idea, thought

Trustworthy

Characteristic that marks an individual as truthful, reliable or honest

Pathological

Irrational, extreme fear

Retarded

Very foolish, incapable

Roundabout

Not saying what is meant clearly, being indirect

Ignorant

Lacking knowledge or awareness

Melancholy

Feeling of sadness and pensiveness; of woe and sorrow

Abiding

Obeying a rule, reccomendation, or a decision

Idle

Without purpose

Teeter

Wobble unsteadily

Myths

A traditional story which usually involves some supernatural element; a folk tale

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