10 terms

English 2, Unit 1 Vocab

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elaborate
planned or executed with painstaking attention to numerous parts or details; intricate and rich in detail
contemptuous
manifesting or feeling contempt
hover
to remain in an uncertain state; waver
writhe
to twist, as in pain, struggle
reprehensible
deserving rebuke or censure; blameworthy
maul
to handle or use roughly
monotonous
sounded or spoken in an unvarying tone; lacking in variety
sullen
showing a brooding ill humor or silent treatment
subside
to become less agitated or active; abate
ominous
menacing; threatening; of or being an omen, especially an evil one