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L. 25 Reading,Voc

Calvert School,Lesson 25,Reading - Vocabulary,Found in Teacher's Manual

Traversed to go against or act in opposition to
Gauntlet a glove worn with medieval armor to protect the hand
Perforce by physical coercion
Pessimism an inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome
Ludicrously amusing or laughable through obvious absurdity, incongruity, exaggeration, or eccentricity
Reverie the condition of being lost in thought
Wistful full of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy
Decorum literary and dramatic propriety
Deftly characterized by facility and skill
Spry nimble
Sundry various
Enticed to attract artfully or adroitly or by arousing hope or desire
Ethereal of or relating to the regions beyond the earth
Revelation an act of revealing or communicating divine truth
Innovation the introduction of something new
Qualms a sudden attack of illness, faintness, or nausea
Vivacity the quality or state of being vivacious
Ingenuously showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidness
Elusive hard to comprehend or define
Ferreted out to search out
Created by: dragondude