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LOTF Vocab 1-30

Lord of the Flies Vocab

eccentric departing or deviating from the norm; erratic (adjective)
mirage something deceptive; an optical effect created by the sun. (noun)
obedient obeying or carrying out a request or command; dutiful. (adjective)
contempt the act of despising; disdain. (noun)
flourish to grow well; succeed; prosper (verb)
frenzy a temporary madness; a violent mental or emotional agitation (noun)
assent to agree to something (verb)
fierce violently hostile; aggressive in temperment; given to fighting or killing (adjective)
generosity the quality of being kind (noun)
oppressive unreasonably severe (adjective)
avidly desirous to the point of greed; urgently eager, characterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursuit. (adverb)
gaudy tastelessly ornamented; marked by extravagance or sometimes tasteless showiness. (adjective)
incursion a hostile entrance into a territory; raid. (noun)
detritus a product of disintegration, destruction, or wearing away; miscellaneous remnants. (noun)
myriad countless; a great number. (adjective or noun)
Created by: khoops



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