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Vocabulary for The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Sustenance

Noun- Sustaining; means of livelihood; that which sustains life; food

Synonymous

Adj.- Alike in meaning or significance; suggesting the same thing

Insurmountable

Adj.- That which cannot be passed or overcome

Sanctioned

Verb- To give authoritative approval or consent to

Adversaries

Noun- One that contends with opposes, or resisits

Deluge

Noun- A great flood; a heavy rainfall; to overwhelm

Surly

Adj.- menacing or threatening in appearance, rude

Irredeemable

Adj.- That which cannot be brought back; that cannot be changed or reformed

Ferocity

Noun- The state or quality of being ferocious; fierceness

Imprudent

Adj.- Rash; lacking judgement; without thought of consequences

Bravado

Noun- Pretend courage; feigned confidence; a false show of bravery even when one if afraid

Evasion

Noun- The act of avoiding or slipping away

Incapacitated

Verb- To make incapable; disable

Scrupulous

Adj.- Conscientiously honest; careful of details; precise

Arduous

Adj.- Extremely difficult

Emanting

Verb- To come forth, flow from; issue as frim a source

Ominous

Adj.- Suggesting evil or harm; threatening

Asphyxiation

Noun- To make or become unconscious from lack of oxygen in the blood; to suffocate

Arbitrary

Adj.- Left to one's judgement; based on one's preference or whim; random

Palpable

Adj.- That which can be touched, felt; easily percieved by the senses; obvious, plain

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