38 terms

Animal farm ch.1~6

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benevolent
kind generous (adj)
cynical
not to believe that people have good, honest for doing something (adj)
enmity
feeling hatred towards someone (n)
ensconced
to settled yourself in a place, where you feel safe (v)
lurched
to move suddenly in uncontrolled way (v)
regarded
to think about someone/something in a particular way (v)
trodden
(past participle of tread) press down into the ground with the feet (v)
capered
to jump around and play in excited way (v)
disciples
someone who believe in the idea of its leader, religious way (n)
expounded
to explain/talk in detail (v)
lowing
a low sound made by cattle (n)
maltreating
to treat someone cruel (v)
reproached
to blame someone to show that you are disappointed (v)
vivacious
lively (adj)
acute
something that is strong, serious, good (depending on things/situation)
cryptic
having a meaning that is mysterious or not easily understood (adj)
implements
to achieve, tool (n)
obstinate
stubborn, headstrong, refusing (adj)
parasitical
living in or on another plant or animal and getting food from them (adj)
resolutions
a formal decision or statement agreed on by a group of people, especially after a vote (n)
alighted
bird rise from land (v)
conferred
to discuss something with other people, so that everyone can express their opinions and decide on something
contemptible
not deserving any respect at all [= despicable]
ignominious
making you feel ashamed or embarrassed
impromptu
suddenly
articulate
(adj) speak fluently, (v) to express your ideas or feelings in words
biding
(v) To remain in a condition or state.
blithely
happy or joyous
disinterred
(v) dig up discover
pretext
(n) fake evidence /noun: a reason given in justification of a course of action that is not the real reason
ratified
(v) to make it formal
grudged
to do or give something very unwillingly (v)
indignation
feeling angry because you feel insulted or unfairly treated (n)
laborious
taking a lot of time with effort (adj)
malignity
can controlled in uncontrolled way, which might cause someone's death ex) cancer (adj)
rations
to allow someone only a small amount of something (v)
reconciled
to have a good relationship again with someone after you have quarrelled with them (v)
repose
thing or a person put/die in a particular place.(v)