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Eng 9 Vocab 1

The Necklace and Where Have You Gone Charming Billy Vocab

adulation exaggerated flattery or praise
aghast struck with fear, dread, or consternation
askew turned or twisted to one side
exorbitant greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
gamut a complete extent or range
pauper a person who is very poor
privation the act of stripping someone of food, money, or rights
prospect the possibility of future success
ruiness extremely harmful; bringing catastrophe
vexation anger produced by some annoying irritation
casual without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
conical relating to or resembling a cone
consolation the act of giving relief in affliction
diffuse spread out; not concentrated in one place
elegant refined and tasteful in appearance, behavior, or style
execute put in effect
inertia the tendency of something to stay in rest or motion
primitive characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
silhouette a filled-in drawing of the outline of an object
transparent transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
Created by: rgrabowski



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