Language Arts Vocab:(

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conflagration

a large fire that causes a great deal of damage

surreptitiously

done in a secretive or sneaky manner

anti-semitic

hating or discriminating against jewish people

waiflike

so, somebody, usually young, with a thin, fragile appearance who looks needy

annihilated

to destroy often the entire body

liquidated

to fully dispose of

penury

extreme poverty

anecdotes

a short account or an amusing story

phylacteries

small leather boxes containing Hebrew texts for jewish men

billeted

non military lodging for soldiers

treatise

a written work dealing formally with a subject

edicts

an official order by an authority

lethal

deadly

prominent

important or well known

rescinded

revoked canceled or repealed

preoccupied

absorbed in thought

facist

an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization, extreme right-wing, authoritarian, or intolerant views or practice.

sublime

of such excellence, grandeur or beauty to inspire great admiration

constraints

limitations or restrictions

hermetically

complete and airtight

wielding

hold and use like a tool or weapon

invectives

abusive insulting language

monocole

a single eyepeice

paternal

related to the father

exalted

held in high regard or status

sanctified

declared holy

vigor

active strength or force

redemption

being saved from sin or error

oblivion

the state of nothingness or obscurity

colossus

huge; beyond life size

ascertain

to make sure of

camaraderie

good fellowship or friendship

ration

a fixed amount of a commodity officially designated to each person usually during wartime

altruistic

selflessness thinking of others before yourself

quarantine

period of isolation when people or animals are contained to avoid possible contamination of others from illness, disease

imprudent

not showing or caring for the consequences of an action

affirm

to state or assert positively to maintain as true

gallows

a structure for the hanging of criminals

disheveled

looking untidy

indifferent

apathetic; without caring or concern

dysentery

infection of the intestines causing severe diarrhea w/ blood and mucus in the feces

unprecedented

never done or known before

liberated

to set free, as from imprisonment or bondage

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