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English - Ms. Grenert - Red Badge of Courage - Vocabulary - Chapter 1 - 6

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reluctant
unwilling and hesitant, not inclined
resolute
purposeful, determined and unwaivering
affront
an action or remark that causes outrage or offense
monotonous
dull, tedious and repetitious
dexterous
demonstrating skill, especially with hands
serene
calm, peaceful
obscurity
the state of being unknown, inconspicuous
subdued
overcome, to bring under control
despondent
in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
pity
Sympathetic or Kindly sorrow evoked by the suffering
absurd
wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate
profound
very great or intense
insolent
showing a rude or arrogant lack of respect
prophetic
Accurately describing or predicting what will happen in the future
exasperated
irritate intensely; infuriate
appalling
awful; terrible
composite
made up of various parts or elements
faltering
start to lose strength or momentum
potent
having great power, influence, or effect
vindictive
Having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge
formidable
inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable
discerned
Perceive or recognize (something)
impending
about to happen