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Lord of the Flies Set 1

Lord of the Flies vocabulary chapters 1-4
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specious
adj. plausible but actually false
skewed
adj. turned to one side
bastion
n. a well-fortified position
hiatus
n. a break
gesticulated
v. made hand motions
ebullience
n. zestful enthusiasm
pall
n. a gloomy effect
festooned
v. decorated
inscrutable
adj. impenetrable; difficult to understand
opaque
adj. light can't get through it
declivities
n. downward slope
impalpable
adj. intangible; not perceived by touch
sinewy
adj. lean and muscular
tacitly
adv. without being spoken