Lord of the Flies Ch 7-12 Vocab
(adj) dispirited and depressed
Babies are oftentimes crestfallen when they don't get what they want
incapable of being affected
A knight's armor makes him impervious to attack.
(noun) an undertaking or business organization; industrious
Most enterprises are run from buildings.
looked at or stared angrily or sullenly
This man is glowering for some unknown reason.
to criticize sharply; check or repress
Children are rebuked when they don't respect their elders.
great intensity of emotion; intense heat
Atomic bombs release lots of fervor when they explode.
to walk at a leisurely pace; stroll
The woman sauntered with her child in the stroller.
to force or drive; exert a strong, irresistible force on
Today, I was compelled to do my homework.
a luminous appearance or radiation
Stars have lots of phosphoresence.
emitting light; full of light
The clothing worn by people in TRON is very luminous.
If you have myopia, you might need glasses.
to sniffle; complain or whine tearfully; weak, whining
Children sinvel when they cry
trembled, or spoke in a trembling voice
Rebecca Black's voice quavered when she sang.
deflected or warded off; avoided
The knight parried the blow on his shield.
a line of people or ships stationed to guard
The Queen's gaurds cordon her off to prevent her from being hurt.
howls or wails; shrill laments
The man's ululations scared the people watching the movie.
the size of an elephant; enormous size/strength
Elephants are obviously elephantine
a fringed strap worn on military uniforms
The man in this picture wore many epaulettes.
the chanting or uttering of words seeming to have magical powers
Voldemort muttered incantations as he used magic.
an object with magical power
The object in this picture is some sort of talisman.
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- "Rebuke" image
- "Fervor" image
- "Sauntered" image
- "Compelled" image
- "Phosphoresence" image
- "Luminous" image
- "Myopia" image
- "Sinveling" image
- "Quavered" image
- "Parried" image
- "Cordon" image
- "Ululations" image
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- "Epaulettes" image
- "Incantation" image
- "Talisman" image
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