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LOTF vocab #1

remake of Detwiler's list

efflorence an example or result of growth or development
chorister one who leads the singing of a choir
tacit implied, understood without being stated
ebullience the quality of being cheerful and full of energy
vicissitude change of circumstances or fortune; a change
blatant obvious
ludicrous so foolish or unreasonable that it's ridiculous
sinewy muscular
taboo prohibited or restricted by social custom
malevolently in a manner showing ill-will or malicious attitudes
ineffectual not producing the desired effect
decorous keeping with good taste in conduct, manners, or appearance
inscrutable impossible to understand or interpret
tirade long, angry speech or criticism
tumult a loud, confused noise; commotion
declivities downward slope
oppressive unjustly inflicting hardship and constraint
recrimination accusation in response to one from someone else; a counter accusation
bastion a stronghold
enmity state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to something or someone
Created by: emkrstyen
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