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Phantom Tollbooth Vocabulary~ Quiz 2

A set to help memorize Phantom Tollbooth vocabulary for the next quiz.
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Crimson
A deep red color, inclining to purple. (adj)
Flanked
To surround on either side. (verb)
Gusto
Over the top with excitement or enjoyment. (noun)
Rigmarole
Confused or meaningless talk. (noun)
Half-baked ideas
Inadequently planned ideas. (noun)
Chasms
A deep, steep-sided opening in the earth's surface like an abyss or gorge. (noun)
Perilous
Something involving or full of grave risk or peril. (adj)
Ominous
Forboding evil or harm. (adj)
Chaotic
When something is completely confused or disordered. (adj)
Crags
A steep or rugged mass of rock projecting upward or outward. (noun)
Speculated
To engage in thought or reflection. (verb)
Gallant
Something that is brave, spirited, or noble. (adj)
Promontory
A high point of land projecting into the dea. (noun)
Gross
Something that is shockingly noticeable or extreme. (noun)
Cascade
Something that resembles a waterfall. (noun)
Mirage
An optical illusion without substance or reality. (noun)
Illusion
Something that decieves by producing false impressions. (noun)
Profusion
An abundant quantity of something. (noun)
Gaunt
Extremely thin or bony. (adj)
Inquisitive
Eager for knowledge or intellectually curious. (adj)
Chroma
The purity of a color, or its freedom from white or gray. (noun)
Discord
The lack of harmony between things. (noun)
Poised
Being in balance or being ready.
Dissonance
An inharmonious or harsh sound. (noun)
Plummeted
To plunge or fall sharply. (verb)
Din
An awful noise. (noun)
Avail
To be of use. (verb)
Vast
Of great area or extent; immense. (adj)
Abolish
To do away with or put an end to. (verb)
Lull
A temporary calm, quiet, or stillness. (noun)