15 terms

My Life as a Bat Vocabulary

15 vocabulary words to accompany the short story by Margaret Atwood "My Life as a Bat"
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ominous
Menacing; threatening
loathing
Strong dislike or disgust
gloat
To brag greatly
consensus
A general agreement
subtleties
fine details, slight differences, nuances
incendiary
(adj.) deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires
denizen
(n.) a resident
conventional
Customary; ordinary
din
A jumble of loud noises
gorging
Greedily eating
unfurl
to open; to spread out; unfold
ludicrous
(adj.) ridiculous, laughable, absurd
preordained
determined beforehand, predestined
dank
Miserably damp and chilly
commerce
The buying and selling of goods

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