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AARIANA LEE TUCKER

vocab 3

Worddefinition
Archaeologist A person who studies archaeology.
Rummaging to search thoroughly or actively through (a place, receptacle, etc.), especially by moving around, turning over, or looking through contents.
Fugitive having taken flight, or run away: a fugitive slave.
Colleague an associate.
Relics a surviving memorial of something past.
Archaeologist a person who specializes in anthropology.
obelisk a tapering, four-sided shaft of stone, usually monolithic and having a pyramidal apex.
Amulets a small object worn to ward off evil, harm, or illness or to bring good fortune; protecting charm.
Illuminated to supply or brighten with light; light up.
crurater the person in charge of a museum, art collection, etc.
heiroglyphics Also, hi·er·o·glyph·i·cal. designating or pertaining to a pictographic script, particularly that of the ancient Egyptians, in which many of the symbols are conventionalized, recognizable pictures of the things represented.
decipher to discover the meaning of (anything obscure or difficult to trace or understand): to decipher hieroglyphics.
brandishing to shake or wave, as a weapon; flourish: Brandishing his sword, he rode into battle.
sarcophagus a stone coffin, especially one bearing sculpture, inscriptions, etc., often displayed as a monument.
deportation the lawful expulsion of an undesired alien or other person from a state.
incredulous not credulous; disinclined or indisposed to believe; skeptical.
fedora a soft felt hat with a curled brim, worn with the crown creased lengthwise.
quayside the area bordering and around a quay or quays.
disspated indulging in or characterized by excessive devotion to pleasure; intemperate; dissolute.
interveen to come between disputing people, groups, etc.; intercede; mediate.
artifacts any object made by human beings, especially with a view to subsequent use.
authenticity the quality of being authentic; genuineness.
chided to express disapproval of; scold; reproach: The principal chided the children for their thoughtless pranks.
gingelly another name for sesame
excude to come out gradually in drops, as sweat, through pores or small openings; ooze out.
impeckabe faultless; flawless; irreproachable: impeccable manners.
minion a servile follower or subordinate of a person in power.
seething to surge or foam as if boiling.
Rosetta Stone a stone slab, found in 1799 near Rosetta, bearing parallel inscriptions in Greek, Egyptian hieroglyphic, and demotic characters, making possible the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.
Egyptionologist the scientific study of Egyptian antiquities.
auspicious promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable:
sabotaged any underhand interference with production, work, etc., in a plant, factory, etc., as by enemy agents during wartime or by employees during a trade dispute.
cartouche an oval or oblong figure, as on ancient Egyptian monuments, enclosing characters that represent the name of a sovereign.
summoned to call upon to do something specified.
palette a thin and usually oval or oblong board or tablet with a thumb hole at one end, used by painters for holding and mixing colors.
avatar the descent of a deity to the earth in an incarnate form or some manifest shape; the incarnation of a god.
annihilation the act or an instance of annihilating.
constured to give the meaning or intention of; explain; interpret.
flotsam the part of the wreckage of a ship and its cargo found floating on the water.
embodiment the act of embodying.
incantation the chanting or uttering of words purporting to have magical power.
inferno hell; the infernal regions.
necromancer a method of divination through alleged communication with the dead; black art.
premonition a feeling of anticipation of or anxiety over a future event; presentiment: He had a vague premonition of danger.
reconciling to cause (a person) to accept or be resigned to something not desired
retort to reply to, usually in a sharp or retaliatory way; reply in kind to.
sinewy having strong sinews:
dubiously doubtful; marked by or occasioning doubt
imploded to burst inward
intercepted to take, seize, or halt (someone or something on the way from one place to another); cut off from an intended destination:
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