Reyes Faulkner Vocab
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Lacking purpose, disorganized, unplanned.
Indiscriminate, done at random without careful judgement.
Outward flow of the tide.
To bring together to make one.
Air-tight. Completely sealed.
occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady
hypnotize. hold the attention of (someone)
existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute. (deep-rooted, built-in)
wanting or devouring great quantities of food
spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant. having or giving something on a lavish scale.
the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offense or revealing private information
an animal of the cattle group, which also includes buffaloes and bisons
having or showing a tendency to be easily angered
(repercussion- an effect or result, often indirect or remote, of some event or action)
to disclose or reveal (something private, secret, or previously unknown).
not to be calmed, brought to a state of peace. (merciless)
not permitting penetration or passage; impenetrable
a structure consisting of a roof supported by columns or piers, usually attached to a building as a porch
a great flood of water; inundation; flood
to flow out, issue, or proceed, as from a source or origin; come forth; originate.
not corrigible; bad beyond correction or reform
inertness, especially with regard to effort, motion, action, and the like; inactivity; sluggishness. laziness.
to bathe. to overspread with or as with a liquid, color, etc.
A sloppily cut groove, furrow, or trench, characterised by the presence of refuse material from which it was cut
appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time; occasional. separate. unconnected.
extremely small; tiny; diminutive
incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable
exulting; highly elated; jubilant; triumphant
biased, follower. an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, especially a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.
deeply engrossed or absorbed
a twist. a rolled up or coiled condition
an artistic composition, especially literary or dramatic, that, for the sake of laughter, vulgarizes lofty material or treats ordinary material with mock dignity.
willy nilly (adverb)
doing haphazardly, without thinking.
to thrive at the expense of others.
extremely painful; causing intense suffering; unbearably distressing; torturing
a light structure on a dome or roof, serving as a belfry, lantern, or belvedere
to completely destroy
bewildered or confused
any authoritative proclamation or command.
the state of being perpetual (lasting or enduring forever.)
a member of a municipal legislative body, especially of a municipal council.
marked by the characteristics of an earlier period. Ancient
pale; faint or deficient in color; sickly
a gradation or variety of a color
abounding or swarming with something, as with people. filled.
lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy.
to condemn: to express earnest disapproval of. to denounce. (noun)
a beautiful illustration/picture.
to sit/walk with legs far apart.
a portrait; a shape.
to clear, as from an accusation, imputation, suspicion, or the like. to release, free, discharge.
a small group of secret plotters, as against a government or person in authority. a faction/band.
to go around or bypass. escape.
sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent; irritating to the eyes, nose,
to take pleasure in another's misfortune
obligation of wealthy and the privilege to be generous to the poor.
why title is rose
story is an atttribute to a lady who was blossomed and admirable, but she has fallen for the most part.