Maddock British Lit LotFlies Ch 9-12 vocab

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vocabulary words from Chapters 9-12 of Lord of the Flies

intersperse

verb: to insert at intervals among other things

parody

noun: ridiculous imitation

corpulent

adjective: very fat; obese

saunter

verb: to walk in a leisurely way, to stroll

abominable

adjective: disgusting, detestable

torrid

adjective: very hot, scorching

purge

verb: to get rid of, to clear of guilt

myopia

noun: nearsightedness

lethal

adjective: deadly

truculent(ly)

adjective (adverb): cruel(lly), savage(ly)

talisman

noun: something apparently producing magical effects; a charm

cessation

noun: a ceasing of something, a stopping

incantation

noun: words spoken as a spell

inimical

adjective: hostile, unfriendly

ensconce

verb: to settle comfortably

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