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TKAM Ch. 15 vocab

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defendant an individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a court of law. defending against accusation.
placid not easily upset or excited, calm. (sea)
foolproof incapable of going wrong or being misused
postponement to postpone something.
begrudge envy someone or something or to give reluctancy.
glee great delight, or mens choir for singing, singing group.
venue the place where something happens, esp. an organized event such as a concert, conference, or sports even
inaudible unable to hear
crisis a major/dangerous situation that needs immediate action.
ominous giving the impression that something bad is going to happen (threatening). ex- cloud.
evaluation making a judgement or assessment of something.
criteria principle or standard to which something must be done.
pronouncement formal or authoritative announcement or declaration
interval period of time; pause or break in between.
prevailed to conquer or overcome something, powerful.
composed to make up of; be calm and controlled; to write music etc.
prohibited not allowed.
poke look or search around a place.; the act of poking something, type of bonnet.
affliction to cause pain or suffering.
hitching rail beneficial for tying a horse for a temporary period such as saddling. like at rest stop.
peered look keenly, be visible.
venerable respected or honored due to age or a position given by high authority such as the Church. (sacred)
miniature smaller
battlements roof designed for battles and shooters like the Lord of the Rings. castle.
buttresses A structure, usually brick or stone, built against a wall for support or reinforcement
facade an outward appearance that is maintained to conceal a less pleasant or creditable reality: her flawless public facade masked private despair. The face of a building.
ecclesiastical of or relating to the Christian Church or its clergy
wedged wooden 3d triangle that goes in between 2 things.
detractors person who makes someone or something have little worth.
oblivious not aware or concerned.
aspect a particular part or feature of something or appearance; a specific way in which something can be concerned.
succinct briefly and clearly expressed (short)
acquiescence the reluctant acceptance of something without protest
lingering sticking around
defiance open resistance, bold disobedience.
burly large strong, heavy.
justification the action of showing something to be right or reasonable. proving right.
prospects likelihood of something to come. mental picture; view of a landscape.
sullen sulky (bad mood)
aggregation combination of many parts, like clothes, congregation, or cluster. (class)
uncouth behaving poorly.
idiocy stupid behavior.
impassive not feeling or showing emotion.
ramshackle state of ruin.
husky low rough voice; hefty.
encumbered to be restricted by something from little movement.
pace walking speed.
fey supernatural powers.
Created by: echicksrule