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23 terms

Vocabulary Lessons 11-20

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survey
examine in detail
mausoleum
gloomy depressing room/tomb
surreptitiously
done secretly, sneakily
loquacious
overly talkative
utter
to speak, give audible expression to
usher
to escort people to a place
titter
to laugh nervously
jocose
given to joking
mortified
humiliated or shamed
proximity
nearness in place
quell
to stop by force or authority
garbed
dressed
distraught
deeply agitated; upset
somber
dark, dull, gloomy
formidable
causing fear or dread
perceptive
having understanding and insight
blousy
messy;dishevel in appearance; unkempt
tresses
long curls of hair
quail
shrink back in fear, cower
glower
look or stare at with dislike or anger
sentries
soldiers who stand guard
punctilious
exact in the smallest details, precise
mete
distribute or measure out