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24 terms

Brave New World-part 1 V-ocab.

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aperture
an opening
annihilating
to destroy completely
asceticism
extreme self-denial and austerity
carping
find fault in a disagreeable way
demi-john
a large narrow-necked bottle made of glass or earthenware
decant
to pour off without disturbing the sediment
discarnate
having material body or form
evocation
a summoning or calling forth
flaccid
lacking firmness, resilience, or muscle tone; limp
floridly
flushed with rosy color; ruddy
fulminated
exploded or detonated
imperiously
arrogantly domineering or overbearing
innocuous
having no adverse effect; harmless
intrinsically
of or relating to the essential nature; inherent
labyrinth
maze
largesse
liberality in bestowing gifts
maganimity
extremely liberal and generous
freemartin
sterile female born as a twin to a male bovine
inculcate
to educate by repetition; caus to accept
midden
a trash heap for household waste
axiomatic
an obvious result of; following clearly from the rule
sententious
given to pompous moralizing
prone
face down
supine
face up