Skunk Scout Chapter 1-3 Vocabulary Lesson 26 novelty My aunt brought me back some novelty items from her trip to San Francisco. practical Even though I need them, I hate getting practical gifts for my birthday! reassuringly My mom smiled at me and the doctor held my hand reassuringly before my surgery to let me know everything would be ok. certified Before you can start working as a lifeguard in the summer, you have to prove you are CPR certified and can help someone who is drowning. bulky The scarf was really big and bulky, but it sure was warm! sympathetically My friend listened sympathetically as I told her about my problem. aisle My favorite aisle at the store is the candy aisle! surplus My family’s restaurant had a surplus of tomatoes this week, so week took the extras to the local food bank. oval The new mirror on my wall is in the shape of an oval. attitude I never knew someone so young could have such a bad attitude!