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Morales A Nigh Vocab

Nigh Vocab

edict any authoritative proclamation or command
expound explain; interpret to make a detailed statement
pestilential pernicious; harmful annoying troublesome
pillage to strip ruthlessly of money or goods by open violence
premonition a feeling of anticipation of or anxiety over a future event
bestial without reason or intelligence; brutal; inhuman
reprieve a respite from impending punishment, as from execution of a sentence of death
crucible a container of metal or refractory material employed for heating substances to high temperatures
emaciated marked by emaciation: abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or disease
incite to stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action
embark to board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle, as for a journey
encumbrance something burdensome, useless, or superfluous; burden; hindrance
viligant keenly watchful to detect danger; wary
revelation the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure
expulsion the act of driving out or expelling
pious having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for god or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations
haggard having a gaunt, wasted, or exhausted appearance, as from prolonged suffering, exertion, or anxiety; worn
bewildered completely puzzled or confused; perplexed
hooligan a ruffian or hoodlum
cynical distrusting or disparaging the motives of others
nocturnal of or relating to the night
livid having a discolored, bluish appearance caused by a bruise, congestion of blood vessels, strangulation
semblance outward aspect or appearance
robust strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous
apathy absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement
compulsory required; mandatory; obligatory
Created by: amorales2020



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