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22 terms

Wrinkle In Time words chapters 7~9

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annihilate
to destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin
bilious
easily irritated, relating to bile
bravado
a show of false bravery or confidence
brusquely
quickly; abruptly, somewhat rudely
connotations
all the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests.
dais
a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
deviate
to turn aside from a course, norm, pattern, or subject
disembody
to free from the body; not attached
diverting
turning attention away from;distracting
emanate
to come forth; to send forth
henchman
someone who assists in a plot
impenetrable
not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding
insolent
showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect
miasma
poisonous atmosphere; unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources
monotonous
always the same; not varying; boring
obliquely
in an indirect, evasive or misleading direction
omnipotent
having unlimited power
opaque
not allowing the passage of light, not transparent; hard to understand
requisition
an authoritative or formal demand
salvation
the act of saving or protecting from harm, risk, loss, and destruction
spindly
long and thin
tenacity
the state or quality of holding persistently to something;firm determenation