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Refugee vocabulary

refuge a place that provides shelter or protection
refugee a person who flees to a foreign coutry or power to escape danger or persecution
Nazi a member of the German fascist party controlling Germany from 1933 to 1945
lanky ungracefully tall and thin
inferior of little or less importance
catatonic characterized by a marked lack of movement, activity, or expression
heft to lift up with effort
diminutive one that is notably small
squalid marked by filthiness
gawking to stare stupidly
flailing to move, swing, or beat
behemoth something of monstrous size, power, or appearance
sacrilege an act of treating a holy place or object in a way that does not show proper respect
inconsolable extremely sad and not able to be comforted
tedious boring
berating to yell at (someone); to criticize (someone) in a loud and angry way
incoherently not able to talk or express yourself in a clear way that can be easily understood.
oblivious not conscious or aware of someone or something
parasite a person or thing that takes something from someone and does not do anything to earn it or deserve it
euphoria a feeling of great happiness and excitement
asylum protection given by a government to someone who has left another country in order to escape being harmed
bile a yellow or greenish liquid that is made by the liver and that helps the body to digest fats
fragile easily broken or damaged : very delicate : not strong
inevitable sure to happen
respite a rest from something difficult; you may have to start doing it again
talisman an object (such as a ring or stone) that is believed to have magic powers and to cause good things to happen to the person who has it
Created by: lavonnaanderson



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