Bud, Not Buddy Chapters 3-5
torturing • The act of inflicting pain as a means of punishment or revenge. They tried to torture the truth out of their captive.
temperature • How hot or cold something is The cold winter temperatures were not to my liking.
fumbling • To handle something clumsily or inefficiently They fumbled their way through the crowded room.
midget • Small in size The scientists had a bunch of midget plants in test tubes, ready for the experiment.
insisted • Being firm and absolute in one’s desire for something He insisted on checking every shipment before giving it to the customers.
mission • An operational task that must be completed The space mission was set to begin next week.