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Vocabulary/The Lovely Bones

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Anecdote
A short amusing story.
Audacity
An act of being arrogant.
Inedible
Unfit to be eaten.
Perpetual
Continuing forever; everlasting.
Exasperated
To irritate or provoke to a high degree; annoy extremely.
Unsheathed
To bring or put forth from a covering, threateningly or otherwise.
Vigil
Wakefulness maintained for any reason during the normal hours for sleeping.
Clandestine
Executed with secrecy or concealment.
Inconsequential
Of little or no importance; insignificant; trivial.
Console
Comfort to lessen grief.
Gesticulate
To move arms and hands about when speaking.
Fallow
Unplanted; barren.
Solace
Comfort in sad time.
Conviviality
Fondness for the company of others.
Leer
A sly or lustful look.
Sari
A garment consisting of a long rectangular fabric.
Burgeoning
Growing or expanding rapidly.
Subjugation
To bring under complete control.
Ostentatious
Manners intended to attract notice.
Placated
To lesson another person's anger by making a deal.