Lord of Flies Set 4

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Apex

the highest point (of something)

Flourish

a showy gesture, the act of waving

Row

an angry dispute

Discursive

(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

Theorem

an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

Taut

subjected to great tension, pulled or drawn tight

Peaked

having a sickly appearance

Interminable

tiresomely long, endless

Diffident

lacking self-confidence, shy; modest, reserved

Plinth

an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue),

Curt

marked by rude or peremptory shortness

Brandish

to shake or wake as a weapon

Blundered

to make a mistake

Crestfallen

drooping head, , brought low in spirit

Infuriating

causing anger or outrage

Impervious

not allowing penetration

Effigy

an image of a person especially disliked

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