english LOTF vocab

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english LOTF vocab
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2012-04-27 03:28:16
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  1. enmity
    • n
    • hatred, dislike
  2. interposed
    • v
    • came between, asserted itself
  3. speculated
    • v
    • predicted, created a theory about
  4. furtive
    • adj
    • sneaky, trying to avoid being seen
  5. mortification
    • n
    • embarrassment
  6. hindering
    • v
    • getting in the way of, preventing
  7. gesticulated
    • v
    • waved hands and arms, gestured
  8. martyred
    • v
    • endured harships or made sacrifices for a cause
  9. contemptuously
    • adv
    • showing strong dislike-disrespect for someone
  10. solemn
    • adj
    • without humor or joy, formal
  11. inscrutably
    • adv
    • difficult to interpret or understand
  12. foundered
    • v
    • to collapse and fail
  13. perceptible
    • adj
    • noticable
  14. appalled
    • adj
    • shocked by something dreadful or awful
  15. tacitly
    • adv
    • silently, without using words
  16. incredulously
    • adv
    • unable or unwilling to believe something
  17. malevolently
    • adv
    • with evil intent
  18. convulsively
    • adv
    • as if shaken with a seizure
  19. lamentation
    • n
    • cry of sorrow
  20. decorum
    • n
    • the act of following rules and courtesies
  21. tempestuously
    • adv
    • in a storming manner
  22. yearning
    • n
    • strong desire and longing
  23. diffidently
    • adv
    • shyly
  24. bastion
    • n
    • fortress, stong hold

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