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55 terms

Nancy List

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Decorum
propriety in manners and conduct
Brutality
the trait of extreme cruelty
Massacre
kill a large number of people indiscriminately
Pensive
showing pensive sadness
Reproached
blame or accuse
Admonishments
warnings
Sachet
a small soft bag containing perfumed powder
Pomander
a ball of mixed aromatic substances.
Parcheesi
a modern board game based on pachisi
Parched
dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
Benevolence
an act intending or showing kindness and good will
Cicadas
an insect
Massive
consisting of great mass
Extremity
an external body part that projects from the body
Boredom
the feeling of being bored by something tedious
Guttural
a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
Exhilarated
made joyful
Substanial
negligible
Privet
any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries
Intolerable
completely unacceptable
Privy
a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
Gnats
small, two-winged insects that can bite or sting
Absorbed
taken in through the pores of a surface
Increduously
showing disbelief
Abyss
a bottomless gulf or pit
Defiant
boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
Accelerated
caused to go more rapidly
Commend
express approval of
Anguish
extreme mental distress
Palings
a pale or picket for a fence
Balefully
in a baleful manner
Gilded
made from or covered with gold
Seediest
...
Cupola
a roof in the form of a dome
Bandana
large and brightly colored handkerchief
Cubicle
small area set off by walls for special use
Stiflingly
Unencouragingly
Resounded
echoed
Guardedly
in a conservative manner
Tipsy
very drunk
Kindling
material for starting a fire
Random
lacking any definite plan or order or purpose
Departure
The act of leaving
Resume
a summary of your academic and work history
Recriminations
exchange of accusations
Billowing
moving in surges and billows and rolls
Tattered
ruined or disrupted
Profusion
the property of being extremely abundant
Humiliated
made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
Adroitly
with physical or mental skill
Aghast
horrified
Jaunty
having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
Bland
lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics
Splayed
flattened, spread out
Tranquil
free from disturbance