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Lord Flies Vocab3

Lord of the Flies vocab for quiz 3 over chapters 5 and 6

Improvisation? To make, invent, or arrange offhand
Jeeringly? To speak or cry out with derision or mockery
Lamentably? Expressing grief
Ludicrous? Meriting derisive laughter or scorn as absurdly inept, false, or foolish
Expansively? Marked by or indicative of exaggerated euphoria and delusions of self importance
Effigy? An image or representation especially of a person
Sough? To make a moaning or sighing sound
Perilous? Full of or involving peril
Tempestuously? Of, relating to, or resembling a tempest
Discursive? Moving from topic to topic without order
Inarticulate? Incapable of speech especially under stress
Incantation? A use of spells or verbal charms spoken or sung as a part of a ritual of magic
Interminable? Having or seeming to have no end
Tremulously? Affected with timidity
Exasperation? Having or showing strong feelings of irritation or annoyance
Incredulity? Unwilling to admit or accept what is offered as true
Diffidently? Hesitant in acting through lack of self-confidence
Constrainedly? To force by imposed stricture, restriction, or limitation
Leviathan? A large sea animal
Plinth? A course of stones forming a continuous foundation of base course
Guano? A fertilizer containing the accumulated excrement of seabirds or bats
Exulting? To be extremely joyful
Somberly? Of a dismal or depressing character
Mutinously? Forcible or passive resistance to authority
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