All Quiet Vocab
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All Quiet Vocab
vocab allquiet english
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the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course; the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual or normal type; deviation from truth or moral rectitude.
sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent; irritationg to the eyes, nose, etc.; extremely or sharply stinging or bitter; exceedingly caustic.
sudden impairment of neurological function, especially that resulting from a cerebral hemorrhage; a stroke; a fit of extreme anger; rage.
a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce
a person who aspires, as one who seeks or desires a career, advancement, status, etc.
a mechanical figure or contrivance constructed to act as if by its own motive power; robot; a person or animal that acts in a monotonous, routine manner, without active intelligence.
to adhere closely; stick; cling; to remain faithful to something
to throw into disorder or confusion
the practice of attempting to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means; prophecy.
to make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh
to set forth or state in detail; to expound theories;
to explain or interpret
excessively particular, critical, or demanding;
hard to please
; requiring or characterized by excessive care or delicacy.
to make an impression; have an effect or impact to encroach
lacking food, clothing, and other necessities of life because of poverty; needy; poor
the act of inducing; the state of being induced
not endowed with sensation; inanimate
; without human feeling or sensitivity; cold; cruel; brutal
using few words
; expressing much in few words; concise
slanting;sloping; not straight or direct, as a course; not straightforward
of, pertaining to, or resembling a palace; magnificent
resembling a precipice; extremely steep; extremely rapid, hasty, or abrupt
an act or instance of relinquishing, abandoning, repudiating, or sacrificing something, as a right, title, person, or ambition.
the act of requiring or demanding; a demand made (for supplies)
a reechoed sound; the fact of being reverberated or reflected.
the condition or quality of being voracious - eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous.