12 terms

Brave New World chapter 11-13 vocab

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intrinsically
essentially; inherently; natural
demurred
raise doubts or objections or show reluctance.
Objected; hesitated
cadged
to obtain by imposing on another's generosity or friendship
prognathous
having a projecting lower jaw
noticeable; bulging; interfere; impertinent
venerable
Old and respected; esteemed; admirable; aged
stereoscopic
A form of vision in which the visual field of each eye of a two-eyed (binocular) animal overlaps with the other, producing depth perception.
sepulchral
funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal; bleak; morbid; hollow
inexorably
impossible to stop or prevent; ferociously; mercilessly; barbarically
magnanimity
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, especially in forgiving; chivalry; philanthropy
guffawing
A loud, coarse burst of laughter; to laugh loudly and boisterously; amusement; chuckle; gesture; giggle; shout
mollified
Appease the anger or anxiety of someone; soothe; appease; alleviate; pacify
abstemious
self-denying; refraining from indulging; abstinent; ascetic; moderate
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