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    Bullying and Gangs Vocabulary Word List (376)

    A)Abuse, Abusive, Acknowledge, Acting out, Actual, Addictive, Administration, Adult, Advocate, Affect, Afraid, Aggravate, Aggressive, Alone, Ambush, Annoy, Anonymous, Antagonistic, Antagonize, Anxiety, Apathetic, Appropriate, Arrogant, Assault, Attack, Attentive, Attitude, Audience, Authority
    B)Beat up, Behavior, Belittle, Bias, Blase, Blindside, Boorish, Bother, Braggart, Bully, Burden, Bystander
    C)Callow, Campus, Capitulate, Captious, Case, Cautious, Challenge, Charges, Cheat, Childhood, Churlish, Coaches, Cold, Communication, Complain, Complaint, Compulsive, Concern, Confidence, Conflict, Consequence, Console, Consult, Contemptible, Control, Corner, Counselor, Courage, Covetous, Creepy, Crime, Criminal, Critical, Crude, Cruel, Crying, Culpable, Curt, Cyber-bullying, Cynical
    D)Decency, Deed, Demeaning, Dependent, Depression, Desensitize, Despair, Despot, Destructive, Devastate, Devious, Dictatorial, Die, Different, Disaster, Discourage, Discussion, Disdainful, Dishonesty, Dishonorable, Disregard, Disrespectful, Dodge, Dominate
    E)Effect, Effort, Egoist, Egotism, Elitist, Elude, Embarrassment, Emotional, Empathy, Endure, Epithet, Escalation, Evade, Evil, Exclusion, Explosive, Exposure, Expulsion, Extort, Extravagant, Extreme, Extreme
    F)Failure, Falseness, Fanatic, Favoritism, Fear, Fervid, Flashback, Focus, Football, Force, Frailty, Friendship, Fright, Frightened, Frozen
    G)Gang, Glib, Gossip, Grouchy, Guilty
    H)Harassment, Hard-hearted, Haunted, Hazing, Head-off, Healing, Heedless, Help, Hidden, Hide, Hopeless, Hostile, Hounded, Hurt
    I)Ignoble, Ignorant, Ignore, Ill-tempered, Impetuous, Implacable, Impolite, Improper, Imprudent, Impudent, Impunity, Inappropriate, Incidence, Indecent, Indecorous, Indifference, Ineffective, Innocent, Insight, Insolent, Insulting, Intentional, Intolerant, Irascible, Irresponsible, Isolated
    J)Jaundiced, Jealousy, Judge, Jumpy, Justice, Justify, Juvenile
    K)Keen, Kicked, Kindness, Knockdown, Knowledge, Knuckle
    L)Language, Lethal, Lifelong, Litigation, Loathsome, Loss
    M)Malevolent, Malicious, Manipulative, Marked, Mean, Meddler, Medical, Memories, Merciless, Mercurial, Mercy, Misbehavior, Miserable, Misery, Mistrustful, Momentum, Monitor
    N)Nefarious, Neglectful, Negligent, Nervous, Neurotic, Notorious, Nuisance
    O)Obnoxious, Obsequious, Odious, Offensive, Oppressive, Ostracize, Out-of-line, Outcast, Outrageous, Overwhelm
    P)Pain, Painful, Partial, Passive, Peace, Peers, Pervasive, Petulant, Physical, Picked on, Pity, Police, Popularity, Prejudicial, Preposterous, Pretentious, Prevention, Prey on, Problem, Proceed, Protection, Protest, Psychological, Punched, Punishment, Pushing, Put-down
    Q)Quake, Quandary, Quarrelsome, Querulous, Quibbler, Quirky, Quiver
    R)Rancorous, Reckless, Report, Representation, Repugnance, Reticent, Rights, Rude, Ruthless
    S)School, School, Scornful, Secrets, Seek, Selfish, Sensitive, Seriousness, Shake, Shame, Shock, Shouting, Shoving, Shunned, Silence, Skill, Slur, Socialize, Solution, Sour, Spit on, Sports, Stern, Struggle, Suffering, Suicidal, Sullen, Support, Surly, Survivor, Suspect, Suspension, Suspicious
    T)Target, Taunt, Tears, Tease, Temper, Terrify, Testy, Thoughtless, Thug, Thuggish, Tolerance, Tolerate, Torment, Tormentor, Trauma, Treacherous, Treatment, Trick, Trust
    U)Uncivil, Uncouth, Unethical, Unfair, Unify, Unmannerly, Unreasonable, Unrefined, Unrelenting, Unsavory, Unworthy
    V)Verbal abuse, Vicious, Victim, Vigilance, Vile, Villainous, Violence, Violent, Volatile
    W)Warning, Wary, Waspish, Watchful, Weakness, Weary, Welfare, Whine, Why, Wicked, Wishy-washy, Words, Worry, Wound, Wrath, Wrong
    Y)Yelling, Youngsters, Youth
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