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Maddock British Lit LotFlies Ch 9-12 vocab

vocabulary words from Chapters 9-12 of Lord of the Flies
STUDY
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intersperse
verb: to insert at intervals among other things
parody
noun: ridiculous imitation
corpulent
adjective: very fat; obese
saunter
verb: to walk in a leisurely way, to stroll
abominable
adjective: disgusting, detestable
torrid
adjective: very hot, scorching
purge
verb: to get rid of, to clear of guilt
myopia
noun: nearsightedness
lethal
adjective: deadly
truculent(ly)
adjective (adverb): cruel(lly), savage(ly)
talisman
noun: something apparently producing magical effects; a charm
cessation
noun: a ceasing of something, a stopping
incantation
noun: words spoken as a spell
inimical
adjective: hostile, unfriendly
ensconce
verb: to settle comfortably