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Vocabulary words and definitions for Last Book in the Universe

imply

to suggest indirectly

mull

to think very seriously about something

prejudice

"pre-judging" someone before you know the facts

compensate

to make up for; to counterbalance

innumerable

too many to count

refugees

a person who flees to a place of safety.

homage

to show respect in public

furtive

characterized by stealth; sneaky

acoustics

The way sound moves in a closed space.

barren

lacking vegetation; nothing grows

excursion

a short journey; an outing

initial

first

evade

escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or trickery.

impertinent

too forward or bold

vermin

rat or pest

viable

possibly successful

cunning

sneaky, sly, or devious

compelled

to drive or force one to take action; obligated

despise

feel contempt or a deep repugnance for; hatred; detest

contemptuous

the act of despising; showing lack of respect for something.

anarchy

Chaos; no police or government

urban

city

dystopia

an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad.

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