Forever Vocab Part 1

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The vocabulary for study in Ms. Hjellming's English 9 class at CAC. There are multiple definitions for these words; the ones listed here are for the context in which they appear on a particular page in I Am One of You Forever.

arduous

involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring

vexed

annoyed, frustrated, or worried

perdition

eternal punishment; hell, hellfire, doom

cornucopia

an abundant supply of good things of a specified kind

profound

very great or intense

commiserate

express or feel sympathy or pity; sympathize

exacerbate

make (a problem, bad situation, negative feeling) worse

dilapidated

in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect

meticulous

showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise

communal

shared by all members of a community; for common use

demeanor

outward behavior or bearing

precarious

not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse

pulverize

reduce to fine particles

irate

feeling or characterized by great anger

primeval

of or resembling the earliest ages in the history of the world

milieu

a person's social environment

alacrity

brisk and cheerful readiness

apoplectic

overcome with anger; extremely indignant

apparition

a ghost or ghostlike image of a person

omniscient

knowing everything

voracious

wanting or devouring great quantities of food

sufficiency

the condition or quality of being adequate or sufficient

superfluity

an unnecessarily or excessively large amount or number of something

integral

necessary to make a whole complete; essential or fundamental

inevitable

unavoidable

inscrutable

impossible to understand or interpret

dismay

cause (someone) to feel consternation and distress

immaculate

perfectly clean, neat, or tidy

provocative

causing annoyance, anger, or another strong reaction, especially deliberately

ominous

giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen; threatening; inauspicious

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