8th - "The Most Dangerous Game"

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palpable

adj. able to be felt; easily perceived

tangible

adj. real; able to be touched

indolently

adv. lazily; idly

sensuous

adj. pleasing to the senses

extremity

n. highest degree

vitality

n. life and energy

staccato

adj. short and sharp

opaqueness

adj. lack of transparency

lacerated

adj. cut or torn

leering

v. looking unpleasantly

deliberateness

n. carefulness

singularly

adj. very noticeably

bizarre

adj. very strange

feudal

adj. of the Middle Ages

refectory

n. dining room

appraising

v. judging

capital

adj. outstanding

port

n. type of wine

analytical

adj. having a tendency to examine carefully

quarry

n. animal or person being hunted

surmounted

v. dealt with a difficulty

condone

v. approve of something most people disapprove of

droll

adj. funny

naive

adj. innocent and easily fooled

scruples

n. beliefs that keep a person from doing something that he or she thinks is wrong

righteous

adj. angry becausae a situation is not right or fair

invariably

adv. always

grotesque

adj. uncomfortably ugly and strange

solicitously

adv. accommodatingly

opiate

n. drug

venerable

adj. respected because of its quality

sloop

n. boat

animated

v. gave energy or life

futile

adj. useless; hopeless

imperative

adj. extremely important

apprehensive

adj. anxious; concerned

pungent

adj. strong smelling

uncanny

adj. very strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation

placid

adj. calm

inevitable

adj. certain; unavoidable

shinnied

v. climbed quickly

repast

n. meal; food

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