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Lord of Flies Vocab

Chapters 5-8

TermDefinition
Lamentably The passionate expression of grief on someone.
Apex The tip, point, or point or vertex; summit.
Ludicrous Causing laughter because of absurdity; provoking or deserving derision; ridiculous; laughable.
Ineffectual Without satisfactory or derisive effect.
Inarticulate Lacking the ability to express oneself, especially in clear and effective speech.
Jeer To shout derisively at; taunt.
Derisive Mocking
Effigy A representation or image, especially sculptured, as on a monument.
Tremulous Characterized by trembling, as from fear, nervousness, or weakness.
Diffidently Lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy.
Leviathan A sea monster.
Mutinously Disposed to, engaged in, or involving revolt against authority.
Coverts Covered; sheltered.
Crestfallen dejected; dispirited; discouraged.
Glowered To look or stare with sullen dislike, discontent, or anger.
Daunting To overcome with fear; intimidate.
Impervious Not permitting penetration or passage; impenetrable.
Prefect A person appointed to any of various positions of command, authority, or superintendent, as a chief magistrate in ancient Rome or the chief administrative official of a department of France or Italy.
Rebuke To express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprove; reprimand.
Demure Characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved.
Fervor Great warmth and earnestness or feeling.
Demented Crazy; insane; mad.
Palled A very close, intimate friend; comrade; chum.
Created by: 58knasims