Animal Farm Vocabulary #2

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Animal Farm Vocabulary #2
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  1. v – encourage or stir up violent or unlawful behavior; ignite, stimulate
    incite
  2. v – break or fail to comply with a rule or formal agreement; disobey, defy
    violate
  3. v – to overcome a difficulty or obstacle; stand or be placed on top of
    surmount
  4. v – to keep out of sight, typically with a sinister or cowardly motive
    skulk
  5. adj – be about to happen; imminent, upcoming
    impending
  6. n – an evil scheme or plot
    machination
  7. n – hot, soft, moist dressings applied to a sore part of the body
    poultices
  8. adj – covered with patches of two different colors, usually black and white
    piebald
  9. adj – too old for further work
    superannuated
  10. n – a burial
    interment
  11. n – drunkard
    inebriate
  12. adj – silent; uncommunicative
    taciturn
  13. adj – appropriate to a son or daughter
    filial
  14. n – a witty or clever remark
    bon mot
  15. adj – having or showing a perceptive understanding or insight; shrewd
    acute
  16. n – a successful flourishing, or thriving condition, esp. in financial respects
    prosperity
  17. n – the state of being involved with others in an illegal activity or wrongdoing
    complicity
  18. adj – sad and depressed; dispirited
    dejected
  19. adj – deserving scorn or disrespect; despicable
    contemptible
  20. v – to cause someone to become perplexed and confused
    bewilder
  21. n – a short, pithy statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct
    maxim
  22. adj – having or showing a feeling of vague or regretful longing; nostalgic
    wistful
  23. adj – necessary for someone as a duty or responsibility
    incumbent
  24. adj – famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession; distinguised
    eminent
  25. n – outward behavior or bearing; manner, air, attitude
    demeanor

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