Chapter 7-12 Vocab for Lord of the Flies

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n. a covering; hiding place

covert

adj. dejected, dispirited, discourage

crestfallen

adj. incapable of being influenced

impervious

v. to look or stare with sullen dislike, discontent, or anger

glower

v. to express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprimand.

rebuke

n. an earnestness of feeling

fervor

n. a blow, as with the hand or fist

buffet

adj. large or bulky of body; excessively fat

corpulent

v. to walk at a leisurely pace; stroll

saunter

v. to make gestures, especially when speaking

gesticulate

n. extreme disgust

loathing

adj. parched with heat, especially of the sun

torrid

adj. radiating or reflecting light; shining; bright

luminous

adj. watchful; being on one's guard against danger

wary

n. something that has powers and protects

talisman

adj. sharp or biting to the taste or smell

acrid

adj. unfriendly; hostile

inimical

n. a howl

ululation

n. a crackling sound

crepitation

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