Lord of the Flies Chapter 7-12
dispirited and depressed, dejected
After we lost the competition we were crestfallen while watching the other team performing again.
incapable of being penetrated or affected
Famous people usually are impervious to their fans.
an undertaking or business organization, industrious
During the depression a lot of enterprises had to close.
looked ar or stared angrily or sullenly
The teacher glowered at me when I didn't do my homework.
to criticize sharply; check or repress
She rebuked her dog when he didn't follow.
great intensity of emotion, intense heat
In the fervor of the movie everybody in the room war quiet.
to walk ar a leisurely pace, stroll
We did some window shopping as we sauntered through town.
to force or drive, exert a strong, irresistible force on
With his knife he compelled her to walk out the door.
a luminous appearance or radiation
The phosphorescence of the sun in the water looked amazing.
emitting light, full of light
One he saw her luminous smile, he was in love.
People with myopia have to wear glasses.
to sniffle, complain or whine tearfully; weak, whining
The little bpy started sniveling when he lost his teddy.
trembled, or spoke in a trembling voice
He quavered while he proposed to her.
deflected or warded off; avoided
I parried the girls, because they used to tease me.
an object with magical power
I bring a talisman to every exam.
a line of people or ships stationed to guard
The security cordon was stationed all through the town to make sure the demo stayed peaceful.
howls or wails shrill laments
The dog's ululation was very loud as I stepped on his tail.
the size of an elephant, enormous size/strength
The cake for my birthday was elephantine, there was a whole lot left.
a fringed strap worn on military uniforms
The cordon looked very good with their golden epaulettes.
the chanting or uttering of words seeming to have magical power
I heard the witch saying her incantation while she was stiring something.
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