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Vocablury

Brave New World Vocablury

QuestionAnswer
RASP p.50 A harsh grating noise. ( N) And then there was ugly rasp in his Voice
LUSTROUS p.50 Having lustre ,shining (Adj) Ignoring her lustrous smile
FORCIBLE p.51 Done by force.(Adj) In a forcible emphatic
INDEFATIGABLE p.52 Persisting tirelessly(Adj) this indefatigable lover(It was said that he had six hundred and forty different girls in under four years)
CLING p.52 Hold on tightly to.(V)
IMPLORING p.52 making an earnest or desperate appeal (Adj) They clung round him imploringly
RESOLUTE p.52 determined(Adj) He held resolutely on his course
ASCETICISM P.53 severe self discipline(N) The artificial impotence of asceticism
PNEUMATIC P.53 containing or operated by gas under pressure(Adj) They comfortably stretched out on a pneumatic sofas.
QUEER P.53 Odd,Strange I am thinking of queer feeling i sometimes get.
TENOR p.55 A singing voice The Loud speaker begin in more than human tenor , to announce the closing of courses.
INCESSANT p.55 Continuing without pause or interruption(of something regarded as unpleasant) An incessant buzzing of helicopters filled the twilight
SCREECH p.55 (Of a person or animal ) give a loud harsh ,piercing cry(V) Every two and half minutes the screech of whistles announced.
CRIMSON p.55 of a rich deep red colour inclining to purple(Adj) Crimson at the horizon,the last of the sunset faded
CREMATED p.56 dispose of (a dead person's body) by burning it to ashes(V) P2O5 used to go right out ofcirculation everytime they cremated someone.
INDISPENSABLE p.56 Absolutely Necessary(Adj) Besides Episolon perform indispensable services.
ZENITH p.57 the point in the sky or celestial sphere directly above an observer.(N) A dark bank of cloud had crept into the zenith
MELANCHOLY p.57 a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause(N) But henry tone,was alomost,for a moment ,melancholy .
FACADE p.58 the principal front of a building, that faces on to a street or open space(noun) From the facade of new abby the giant letters invitingly glared.D
DETURGESCENCE p.58 state of relative dehydration necessary to maintain the transparency of the cornea of the eye.(N) There followed a gradual deturgescence
DECANTED p.59 gradually pour (wine, port, or another liquid) from one container into another, typically in order to separate out sediment.(V) Bottle of mine, why was i ever decanted
GENIAL p.59 friendly and cheerful.(ADj) Loud speakers veiled their command in genial and musical politeness.
INCANDESCENT p.60 full of strong emotion; passionate(Adj) emitting light as a result of being heated. Carrara Surrogate gleamed with snowy incandescent
GLEAM p.60 shine brightly, especially with reflected light.(Verb) Carrara Surrogate gleamed with snowy incandescent
INCONSPICUOUS p.61 not clearly visible or attracting attention.(Adj) He slipped into the nearest of them as inconspicuously as he could and prepared to frown at the yet late comers whenever they should arrive.
ATONEMENT p.61 the action of making amends for a wrong or injury(N) and foresaw for himself yet another failure to achieve atonement.
PLANGENT p.61 (of a sound) loud and resonant, with a mournful tone.(Adj) that plan-gently repeated and repeated the brief and unescapably haunting melody of the first solidarity hymn.Again Again
YEARNING p.62 a feeling of intense longing for something recurring harmonies haunted, not the mind but, yearning bowels of compassion
ANNIHILATION p.62 complete destruction or obliteration.(N) I drink to my annihilation.
QUAFF p.62 drink (something, especially an alcoholic drink) heartily.(v) Twelve times quaffed.
ARTICULATE p.64 having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently.(Adj) Joana inarticulately testified.
INCARNATION p.65 a person who embodies in the flesh a deity, spirit, or quality(noun) the incarnation of the greater being.
REPLENISHED p.66 fill (something) up again.(verb) more isolated by reason of his replenished emptiness.
SATIETY p.66 the feeling or state of being sated.(N) His dead satiety.
GRIM p.67 very serious or gloomy.(Adj) Had been there with george edzel only last summer, and what was more , found it pretty grim.
ECCENTRICITY p.68 (of a person or their behavior) unconventional and slightly strange.(Adj) Alcohol in his blood surrogate , was fanny explanation of every eccentricity.
OBSTINATELY p.68 firmly or stubbornly adhering to one's purpose, opinion(Adj) He remained obstinately gloomy the whole after noon.
APPALLED p.69 greatly dismayed or horrified.(Adj) She was appalled by the rushing emptiness of the night.
HAGGARD p.69 looking exhausted and unwell, especially from fatigue, worry, or suffering(Adj) By the pale face of moon,so haggard and distracted among the hastening(move or travel hurriedly) clouds
VOLUPTUOUS p.71 (of a woman) curvaceous and sexually attractive(Adj) She repeated and smiled , for all the puzzled anxiety in her eyes,which was meant to be an inviting and voluptuous cajolery.
CAJOLERY p.71 coaxing or flattery intended to persuade someone to do something(N) She repeated and smiled , for all the puzzled anxiety in her eyes,which was meant to be an inviting and voluptuous cajolery.
FLINCH p.71 make a quick, nervous movement as an instinctive reaction to fear, pain, or surprise(V) After a few seconds lenina eyes flinched away.
ARCHNESS p.71 Archness is a quality of being cheeky or playful in a way that's almost rude. Lenina enquired with significant archness when they met next after noon.
SOLECISM p.72 a breach of good manners; an instance of incorrect behaviour.(N) A man so unconventional, scruplously correct as the director-and to commit so gross a solecism.
CONSOLATION p.74 the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment. But this sleep taught consolation didn't seem to be very effective.
REMINISCENT p.75 tending to remind one of something(Adj) He lapsed into the silence of reminiscence.
INDECOROUS p.75 not in keeping with good taste and propriety; improper(Adj) I had any indecorous relation with the girl.
ANECDOTE p.75 a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person I dont know why i bored you with this trivial anecdote.
DISCREDITABLE p.75 Tend to bring harm to reputation(Adj) Furious with himself for having given away a discreditable secret.
MALIGNANT p.75 evil in nature or effect; malevolent.(Adj) The look in his eyes was now frankly malignant.
INFANTILE P.75 of or occurring among babies or very young children(Adj) Alphas are so conditioned that they donot have to be infantile in their emotional behaviour.
INDIGNATION p.75 anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment The director voice vibrated with an indignation that had now become wholly righteous and impersonal.
SWAGGER p.75 walk or behave in a very confident and arrogant or self-important way. For benard left the room with a swagger,exulting as he banged the door behind him.
ELATE p.75 make (someone) ecstatically happy. Elated by intoxicating consciousness of his individual significance and importance.
PERSECUTION p.75 hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression. Even the thought of persecution left him undismayed
DEPLORABLE p.76 deserving strong condemnation; completely unacceptable(Adj) And his deplorable habit of being bold after the event
ELATE p.80 make (someone) ecstatically happy.(V) The director threats had actually elated him.Made him feel larger than life
APPALLED p.80 greatly dismayed or horrified.(Adj) Bernard was appalled.
STOICISM p.80 the endurance of pain or hardship without the display of feelings and without complaint(Noun) Of that imagined stoicism,that theoretical courage, not a trace was left
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