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Unit 5 vocab

Unit 5 Vocab

Aghast filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
Ample more than enough, large spacious
Apparition A ghost or ghostly figure, Unexplained, Unusual appearance
Assert to declare or state as truth
Cower to crouch or shrink away from fear or shame
Disdain to look upon with scorn, to refuse scornfully. A feeling of contempt
Epitaph A brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
Ethical having to do with morals, values, right or wrong, etc.
Facetious Humorous, not meant to be funny/taken seriously
Inaudible not able to be heard
Indiscriminate without restraint or control
Intrigue Plotting, to carry out plots, Underhanded plotting
Jurisdiction An area of authority or control
Plausible appearing true, reasonable fair
Plebian common, vulgar, common person
Prodigal wasteful extravagant, lavishly abundant, self indulgent
Pulverize to grind to a powder
Sequel that which Follows
Volatile Highly changeable, tending to become violent.
Obsess to trouble, haunt the mind
Ornate Elaborately Decorated
Oust to remove; drive out of a position or place
Peruse to read thoroughly and carefully
Porous full of tiny holes, able to be penetrated by air and water
Promontory A high point of land extending into the water
Prone Lying face down; inclined; likely
Qualm A Pang of consciences, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt; A feeling of faintness or nausea.
Recourse A person or thing to turn to for help and advice
Residue A remainder; that which remains when a part has been removed.
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