23 terms

Lord of the Flies Vocabulary 2

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crestfallen
extremely dispirited and depressed
impervious
incapable of being penetrated or affected
glower
to look angrily; to stare angrily or sullenly
demure
modest and reserved in manner or behavior
fervor
great intensity of emotion; intense heat
sanctity
holiness
corpulent
excessively fat
saunter
stroll; walk leisurely
derision
ridicule
deride
to ridicule
luminous
full of light
myopia
inability to see clearly
snivel
to whine
quaver
to tremble or speak in a trembling voice
talisman
object with magical power
truculent
disposed to fight
epaulette
fringed strap on military uniforms
inimical
hostile
veneer
a superficial display or effect
depravity
corruption
demagogue
a leader who power by means of impassioned appeals to the emotions and prejudices of the populace
futile
pointless
supplant
to replace by force