21 terms

Their Eyes Were Watching God (GFS)

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pugnacious
(adj) combative in nature; belligerent
dilate
(v) to open; widen; enlarge
monstropolis
(n) a monstrosity the size of city
sanctum
(n) a sacred, holy, or private place
dissolution
(n) decomposition; disintegration; extinction, termination; debauchery; indulgence in sexual pleasure
stolid
(n) immoveable; impassive, emotionless
pullet
(n) a chicken less than a year old
portly
(adj) plump; stout; corpulent; stately; majestic; imposing
boisterously
(adv) noisily; energetically, rudely; roughly
peeved
(adj) (past tense verb) annoyed; resentful; vexed; grieved
titter
(v) to laugh or giggle nervously
incorporate
(v) to unite or merge into a single legal body
cow
(v) to threaten, frighten, intimidate
temerity
(n) foolhardy disregard for danger; rashness
dolefully
(adv) expressing grief; mournfully
ornery
(adj) mean-spirited; disagreeable; cantankerous
fractious
(adj) inclined to make trouble; unruly; cranky
insensate
(adj) lacking sense, power, or reason; foolish; witless; unfeeling
groveling
(adj) servile; subservient; demeaned
dishevelment
(n) disorder; disarray (often in reference to hair or clothing)
quick-lime
(n) calcium oxide used for industrial purposes like manufacturing steel, paper and glass. Also used to slow the decay of bodies.