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Jurgenson- Night

Night flashcards

TermDefinition
Edict An official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority.
Expound Present and explain (a theory or idea) systematically and in detail.
Pestilential Harmful or destructive to crops or livestock; Of, relating to, or tending to cause infectious diseases; Plague
Pillage Rob (a place) using violence, especially in wartime.
Premonition A strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant.
Bestial Of or like an animal or animals; Marked by brutality or depravity; Lacking in intelligence or reason;
Reprieve Cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death).
Crucible A severe test; A trial
Emaciated Abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or a lack of food.
Incite Encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behavior).
Embark Go on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
Encumbrance A burden or impediment.
Vigilant Keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
Revelation A surprising and previously unknown fact, especially one that is made known in a dramatic way.
Expulsion The action of depriving someone of membership in an organization.
Pious Devoutly religious; Traditional sense
Haggard Looking exhausted and unwell, especially from fatigue, worry, or suffering.
Bewildered Cause (someone) to become perplexed and confused.
Hooligan A violent young troublemaker, typically one of a gang.
Cynical Believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity.
Nocturnal Done, occurring, or active at night.
Livid Furiously angry.
Semblance The outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different; Representation or copy
Robust Strong and healthy; vigorous.
Apathy Lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
Compulsory Required by law or a rule; obligatory.
Created by: ljurgenson