Lord of the Flies #1

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skewed

crooked, slanted to one side

bastion

fortress, a well-fortified position

hiatus

a pause, a break, an interval

gesticulate

to make hand motions

ebullience

enthusiasm, zest

pall

a gloomy effect

festooned

decorated

opaque

light cannot penetrate it

declivity

a downward slope of a hill

sinewy

lean and muscular

tacit

communicated without being spoken or written

improvise

to invent without preparation, to make it up as you go along

apex

the highest point, the summit

derisive

mocking, scornful

effigy

a likeness or image, a puppet that resembles someone

tempest

a storm

tempestuous

violent, angry, turbulent, stormy, emotional

incantation

a verbal charm or spell

incredulous

unbelieving, not willing to believe

taut

tight, without any looseness or slack

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