27 terms

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amnesty
a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
armada
a large fleet of ships
banality
a trite or obvious remark
bemoan
regret strongly
disingenuous
not straightforward or candid
flippant
showing inappropriate levity
frisson
an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
fugue
a dreamlike state of altered consciousness
impasse
a situation in which no progress can be made
impersonal
not relating to or responsive to individuals
incandescent
emitting light as a result of being heated
litany
any long and tedious address or recital
moor
come into or dock at a wharf
obfuscate
make obscure or unclear
pensive
deeply or seriously thoughtful
preside
act as executive officer
procession
the act of moving forward, as toward a goal
retrospect
contemplation of things past
schism
division of a group into opposing factions
tarry
leave slowly and hesitantly
torpor
inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of energy
transitory
lasting a very short time
wan
deficient in color suggesting physical or emotional distress
wanton
a lewd or lascivious person
feral
wild and menacing
pandemic
an outbreak of disease that is geographically widespread
quarantined
under forced isolation especially for health reasons
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