LOTF Test 2

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  1. furtive
    secret in an underhanded way, stealthy
  2. gravity
    seriousness, importance
  3. impervious
    incapable of being entered or penetrated, not capable of being damaged
  4. incantation
    spell, writen or recited formula of words designed for a particular effect
  5. inscrutable
    difficult to understand, mysterious
  6. interminable
    having or seeming to have no end, wearisomely protracted
  7. iridescence
    quality of exhibiting rainbow-like colors, brilliant appearance
  8. lament
    to mourn or to express sorrow in a demonstrative manner
  9. malevolence
    ill will or evil intentions
  10. muted
    toned down or silenced
  11. obscure
    difficult to see, vague
  12. obtuse
    dull of mind, insensitive, stupid
  13. officious
    overly dutiful or obliging, insisting on providing a service not requested
  14. opalescent
    showing or reflecting an iridescent light
  15. opaque
    not allowing the passage of light, not transparent; hard to understand
  16. parody
    humorous or ridiculous imitation
  17. parry
    to deflect or to ward off a blow
  18. pinnacle
    peak or highest point
  19. rue
    to be sorry for, to regret
  20. tacit
    understood, silent, not spoken, implicit
  21. vexation
    discomfort or distress
  22. vicissitude
    passing from one thing to another, change of luck
  23. vivid
    bright, distinct, and clear
  24. vulnerable
    susceptible to injury or attack
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LOTF Test 2
2nd vocabulary test for Lord of the Flies
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