14 terms

The Awakening

ennui (n)
a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement
spurious (adj)
not being what it purports to be; false or fake
tacit (adj)
understood or implied without being stated
demure (adj)
reserved, modest, and shy
indignant (adj)
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment
redouble (v)
make much greater, more intense, or more numerous
sardonic (adj)
grimly mocking or cynical
capricious (adj)
given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
flippant (adj)
not showing a serious or respectful attitude
alacrity (n)
brisk and cheerful readiness
larder (n)
a room or large cupboard for storing food
effulgence (n)
shining brightly; radiant
ruddy (adj)
(of a person's face) having a healthy red color
acquiesce (v)
accept something reluctantly but without protest