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Helton SS Voc H

Helton Honors Short Story Vocabulary

absconded to run off and hide
explicit to be very exact
fetter to chain or bind
impunity free from all charges
niche an interior opening in a passageway
precluded to prevent beforehand
retribution revenge or payback
condolences sympathy
precipitous steep; sheer drop
languor a state of laziness
palpable able to be touched
scruples morals and values
careen speed in a curve or straight path
exotic outside of the normal
heresy a philosophy against the accepted beliefs
precariously very unstable
unredressed not set right
catacombs underground passages
impose to interrupt
condone to excuse or approve
zealous overly devoted to an interest
dank dark and dreary
lacerated torn or ripped apart
opaque not able to let light in
sallow very pale or sickly in color
armada a fleet of something
loll to hang out in a lazy manner
prim proper and sophisticated
sullen sad and depressed
entrails internal organs
Created by: thelton