LOTF Vocab Quiz 1

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LOTF Vocab Quiz 1
2012-05-07 20:57:25
English Vocabulary LOTF

VOcabulary for first Lord of the flies quiz
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  1. abyss
    bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth
  2. articulate
    speak distinctly; expressing oneself clearly
  3. bastion
    fortification, stronghold
  4. blunder
    make a mistake as a result of stupidity or carelessness
  5. cascade
    steep waterfall or series of waterfalls, a continuous series
  6. compress
    contract, reduce in size or volume
  7. contempt
    scorn, extreme dislike or disdain
  8. contrite
    extremely apologetic, remorseful, repentant
  9. corpulence
    state of being very fat
  10. covert
    secret, concealed
  11. credulous
    believing on slight evidence, gullible
  12. cynical
    giving to faultfinding, sneering, and sarcasm; exhibiting mocking disbelief
  13. declivity
    downward slope
  14. decorum
    appropriate conduct, correct and propor behavior
  15. demur
    to hesiate, delay, object
  16. derision
    scoffing at, mockery, redicule
  17. diffidence
    shyness, reserve, unassertiveness
  18. discursive
    rambling, moving from one topic to another rnadomly
  19. disentangle
    to unravel, extricate
  20. disinclination
    desire to avoid
  21. dubious
    doubtful; not clear
  22. ebullient
    overflowing with excitement, showing enthusiasm
  23. ferocity
  24. flourish
    to thrive, grow well
  25. foliage
    leaves of a plant, leafage