Contrary   –   opposite in nature

Courteous   –   polite, respectful

Exaggerate   –   represent something more than it really is

Bullies  –   those who use their power to frighten weaker people

Shuddered   –   trembled due to fear

Pretended   –   not real

Gasp   –   catch ones breath with an open mouth

Murmured   –   say something in a low voice

Applause   –   praise expressed by clappings

Wrappings   –   paper or soft material used to cover something

Embarrassed   –   ashamed

Shrieks   –   high pitch sound

Hitching   –  move something into a different position with a jerk