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20 terms

Night Vocab. 2

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compulsory
required, that which must be done
edict
an official statement of law
expel
to drive or force out
firmament
the sky or heaven
grimace
an expression of pain or distaste; to scowl or frown
hermetically
completely sealed; airtight
humane
kind or caring treatment; compassionate
indeterminate
something that cannot be determined; uncertain or vague
infernal
extremely troublesome or annoying; hellish or associated with hell
interlude
a break or pause; intermission
interminable
endless, never-ending; boring, mundane
livid
enrage or furiously angry
nocturnal
something that is awake and active at night
oppressive
cruel, harsh, domineering; humid, extremely hot and stifling
pilage
to plunder or rob
prostrate
flat, face down
quarantine
a place where people are kept separate; to separate/isolate because of disease
ration
an allotted ro fixed amount of something, usually food; to restrict or lessen the use of
vigilance
extreem watchfulness or observation; attention or care
wizened
wrinkled with lines due to age