Brave New World-part 1 V-ocab.

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aperture

an opening

annihilating

to destroy completely

asceticism

extreme self-denial and austerity

carping

find fault in a disagreeable way

demi-john

a large narrow-necked bottle made of glass or earthenware

decant

to pour off without disturbing the sediment

discarnate

having material body or form

evocation

a summoning or calling forth

flaccid

lacking firmness, resilience, or muscle tone; limp

floridly

flushed with rosy color; ruddy

fulminated

exploded or detonated

imperiously

arrogantly domineering or overbearing

innocuous

having no adverse effect; harmless

intrinsically

of or relating to the essential nature; inherent

labyrinth

maze

largesse

liberality in bestowing gifts

maganimity

extremely liberal and generous

freemartin

sterile female born as a twin to a male bovine

inculcate

to educate by repetition; caus to accept

midden

a trash heap for household waste

axiomatic

an obvious result of; following clearly from the rule

sententious

given to pompous moralizing

prone

face down

supine

face up

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