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Night Vocab


Lorries. Trucks. (N)
Emigration. The act of leaving a country or region to settle in another. (N)
Abstraction. An idea or thought separate from concrete reality. (N)
Expounding. Explaining in detail. (v)
Edict. An official decree published by authority. (n)
Expulsion. A driving out by force. (n)
Pillage. To rob of property. (v)
Constraint. A restriction towards feelings or behaviors. (n)
Incite. To provoke. (v)
Unrelentingly. Constantly. (adv)
Nocturnal. Happening during the night. (adj)
Bestial. Cruel and savage. (adj)
Lucidity. Clarity, rational understanding. (n)
Oblivion. State of being completely forgotten. (n)
Harangued. Scolded. (V)
Compulsory. Required. (adj)
Wizened. Shriveled and dried up. (adj)
Base. Inferior and undignified. (adj)
Sanctity. Holiness and sacredness. (n)
Reprieve. Temporary relief from punishment. (n)
Raucous. Loud and hoarse sounding. (adj)
Functionaries. People who perform normal jobs that have to be completed. (N)
Implored. Begged. (V)
Lamentation. An expression of grief. (n)
Countenance. Features of the face. (n)
Interminable. Endless. (adj)
Emaciated. Abnormally thin. (adj)
Meager. Of small quantity, inadequate. (adj)
Inconsiderable. Unimportant or small. (adj)
Derision. Ridicule. (n)
Annihilate. To destroy completely. (v)
Summarily. Immediately and informally. (adv)
Indeterminate. Indefinite or vague. (adj)
Blandishments. Flattering, persuasive remarks. (n)
Truncheons. Short, thick clubs. (n)
Stupefied. Stunned, amazed. (adj)
Privations. Hardships. (n)
Encumbrance. Burden. (n)
Semblance. Appearance. (n)
Apathy. Indifference. (n)
Vigilance. Alertness to danger. (n)
Appeasing. Satisfying. (adj)
Inert. Motionless. (adj)
Visionary. Unreal. (adj)
Knell. The sound of a bell, negative connotation. (n)
Sage. A wise person. (n)
Compatriots. Fellow countryman. (n)
Created by: emarciante10



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