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Chapters 7 - 9

rooted dug or searched with the nose
boisterously noisily and exuberantly
disquieting disturbing; causing uneasiness
inviolate not broken or violated
portentous threatening
libertine unrestrained, immoral person
vicariously in a way that is experienced or enjoyed through imaginary sharing in the experience of another
presumptuous arrogant
expostulation earnest expression of protest or opposition
truculent savage; fierce
luminosity quality of being bright or shiny
despicable to be scorned; contemptible
traversed passed across; crossed
humidor a container equipped with a device for keeping cigars or cigarettes moist
extravaganza elaborate production; spectacle
redolent fragrant; suggestive of
ravenously hungrily; greedily
corroborate confirm; support
garrulous talkative
fortuitously by chance; randomly
holocaust great destruction
adventitious accidental
surmise opinion based on little evidence; guess
addenda additions
pandered helped to satisfy dishonorable ambitions
commensurate equal; proportionate
orgiastic having to do with wild, unrestrained indulgence
caravansary in the Orient a kind of inn where caravans stop for the night
magnanimous generous in overlooking injury or insult
grail the cup or platter used by Jesus at the Last Supper
benediction a blessing
circumstantial incidental
pasquinade satire posted in a public place
ulster long, heavy overcoat
ejaculated to utter suddenly
bulbous shaped like a bulb
unutterably inexpressibly
inquisitions investigations
Created by: shaws