11 terms

The Red Badge of Courage ch. 15/16 Vocab

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lugubrious
excessively mournful or sad
tantalize
very pleasantly inviting
retribution
a justly deserved penalty
reverie
absent-minded dreaming while awake
discretion
the trait of judging wisely and objectively
consternation
fear resulting from the awareness of danger
reverberation
the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped
obliterate
do away with completely, without leaving a trace
denunciate
to denounce; condemn openly
conciliate
the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
derision
the act of deriding or treating with contempt