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Lord of the Flies SAT Vocab 1

Lord of the Flies SAT Vocab 1 Numbers 1-16, order in which they appear in the novel
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foliage
leaves of a plant, leafage
disentangle
to unravel, extricate
decorum
appropriate conduct, correct and proper behavior
vivid
// bright, distinct, and clear //
furtive
secret in an underhanded way, stealthy
obscure
difficult to see, vague
muted
toned down or silenced
grave
serious, important
ebullient
overflowing with excitement, showing enthusiasm
officious
overly dutiful or obliging, insisting on providing a service not requested
abyss
bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth
inscrutable
difficult to understand; mysterious
vicissitude
// A change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant //
contrite
extremely apologetic, remorseful, repentant
opaque
// not clearly understood or expressed //
declivity
downward slope