49 terms

1984 Pt. 2, Ch 1 - 10 (no 9)

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contrived
planned
folly
a foolish mistake
incriminating
proving involvement in a crime
queue
a line of people
vainly
unsuccessfully; to no avail
abreast
side-by-side
alighted
perched
dappled
marked with a variety of colored spots
daunted
intimidated
denounce
to publicly accuse someone of wrongdoing
incredulity
disbelief
virtuosity
extraordinary skill
cunning
skill or slyness
enunciating
speaking very clearly and concisely
infallible
incapable of making a mistake
proximity
closeness
livid
enraged
truncheons
clubs used to beat or otherwise subdue criminals or prisoners
valiant
brave
allusion
an indirect reference
assent
agree
composite
made up of a variety of distinct parts
demoralization
weakness in discipline or spirit
demur
to object
disseminate
to spread around
equivocal
uncertain, ambiguous
formidable
creating fear or dread
perceptible
apparent
avert
to turn away
despise
to hate with a passion
feeble
weak, frail
inert
sluggish, not active
pathos
something that evokes pity or compassion
pilfering
stealing
remonstrance
protest
superfluous
extra
obsolete
no longer useful
prelude
introduction
apathetic
indifferent, uninterested
effigy
a representation of a person who is hated
embellishing
adding details to
impudent
rude
inviolate
pure
sanctuary
a place of peace
susceptible
prone to
inquisitive
curious
interval
a short span of time
melancholy
sadness
preceding
coming before