threatening, or seeming to threaten, to cause harm or misfortune
The baleful weather made all the children run inside from recess.
deliberate lie,a falsehood
The child was punished for the mendacity he told his mother.
an appearance of a supposed ghost; appearance of something or someone unexpected
The elderly home hired a ghost whisper after some members saw an apparition.
feeling, expressing, or demonstrating dislike or disrespect
The contemptuous child was sent to the principles office after bad mouthing to the teacher.
a story in which people, things, etc. symbolize something else
thoughtlessly vulgar and insensitive
Emily's crass behavior to the grieving mother made her unlike at the funeral.
theory based on incomplete information or evidence
My family made a speculation on what happened in the car accident as we passed by.
characterized by friendly agreement and accord
President Obama was pleased by the harmonious behavior of the senate.
without worry or stress
The serene child was envied by the older teenagers swamped by homework.
abrupt, blunt, or curt in manner or speech
I took a brusque walk through the jungle to avoid the poisonous snakes.
to postpone doing something, to put aside until later
I hate when i procrastinate on my homework because then i end up staying up late the night before its due.
inclined to do or be affected by something; lying face down
My cousins are prone to certain dieses because they have diabetes which weakens your immune system.
sleepy; quiet and with little to no activity
The somnolent lake was a beautiful sight to the water skiers.
suggestive or reminiscent of something; with a particular scent
The basement was redolent of its past grey mice.
to formulate clever or decietful schemes
It is never a good idea to leave my cousin alone because she will contrive many plans on escaping.
happening from time to time
The family has intermittent gathering to check up on everyone and see how their doing.
an upward vertical movement, an upward slope
We stareted the grueling 2 hour ascent up the mountain.
oppresively hot and damp;suggesting passion and sensuality
The sultry weather of the Bahmas made the tourist never want to leave.
shaking or trembling from fear or nervousness
The tremulous mouse tried to get away from the lion but was stuck under his trap.
a defenive fortification made of earthen embankment and topped with a low wall
The called in the contracter after the rampart was damaged in the past storm.