The Westing Game Glossary

The Westing Game Glossary

Senseless

Without meaning or purpose

Demeaning

A demeaning action is something that a person does that causes others to look down on them; an action that lowers a person's dignity

Eccentric

Unusual and over-the-top

Thy

Archaic for 'your'

Refine

To make something perfect

Heirs

People in line to inheret money

Shorthand

A style of handwriting that uses symbols to abbreviate words

Alibi

Proof that a suspect in a crime was in a different location at the time of the crime, and therefore not guilty

A bookie

Someone who takes bets on sporting events

Bribe

To ilegally give someone money so they will do what you want

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