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Lord of the Flies


Apex The highest point
Assimilating Absorbing
Bastion A well-fortified position
Coverts Thick underbrush providing cover
Crepitation Crackling sound
Cynicism Attitude scornful of the motives or virtues of others
Declivities Downward slopes
Derision Scorn or ridicule
Derisive Scornful
Ebullience Zestful enthusiasm
Eclipsed Obscured; blocked from view
Effigy A likeness or image
Elephantine Ponderously clumsy
Excruciatingly Intensely painfully
Festooned Decorated
Gesticulated Made hand motions
Glamour Magic spell; enchantment
Hiatus A break
Impalpable Intangible; not perceived by touch
Impervious Incapable of being affected
Improvisation To invent without preparation
Incantation A verbal charm or spell
Incredulity Disbelief
Inimical Unfriendly; hostile
Inscrutable Impenetrable
Luxuriance Having rich or profuse growth
Maternal Relating to motherhood
Myopia A visual defect like nearsightedness
Obtuseness Dullness; flatness, lack of sharp edges
Opaque Light can't get through it
Pall A gloomy effect
Pinnacles Tall, pointed formations
Propitiatingly Appeasingly, trying to please
Purged Freed from impurities
Rebuke To criticize or reprimand
Sanctity Sacredness; godliness
Sinewy Lean and muscular
Skewed Turned to one side
Specious Plausible but actually false
Tacitly Without being spoken
Taut Tight
Tempestuously Like a storm, turbulently
Truculently Disposed to fight
Created by: campbtay



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