Literature Vocab 8

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Literature Vocab 8
2012-11-04 14:00:01

Literature Vocab 8
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  1. Edifice
    A building; a structure; chiefly applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a palace, a church, a statehouse
  2. Disdainful
    Scornful; contemptuous; haughty
  3. Mutability
    The quality of being subject to change or alteration
  4. Garb
    Clothing in general
  5. Deportment
    Manner of acting; conduct; behavior
  6. Utopia
    An imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
  7. Ignominy
    Public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy
  8. Mien
    Demeanor; carriage; way of walking
  9. Inviolable
    Not susceptible to hurt, wound, or harm; sacred; holy
  10. Phantasmagoric
    Characterized by fantastic imagery; highly imaginative; surreal
  11. Enmity
    The quality of being an enemy; a state of opposition; hostility
  12. Transgressor
    One who breaks a law, or violates a command; one who violates any known rule; a sinner
  13. Dearth
    Scarcity which creates want; limited supply
  14. Sojourn
    A temporary stop, typically along a journey
  15. Iniquity
    Wickedness; a sin; a crime
  16. Efficacy
    Capacity or power to produce a desired effect
  17. Inscrutable
    Incapable of being searched into and understood by inquiry or study; impossible or difficult to be explained; obscure; incomprehensible
  18. Augured
    To anticipate, to foretell, or to indicate a favorable or an unfavorable issue; as, to augur well or ill
  19. Congenial
    Kindred; sympathetic; naturally adapted
  20. Immaterial
    Of no importance, relevance or consequence to the matter at hand