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lotf vocab

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enmity
Deep seated hatred; state of being an enemy
Chorister
A singer in or leader of a choir
bastion
A projecting part of a fortification
ebullience
High spirits; exhilaration; exuberance
recrimination
The act of accusing in return; opposing another charge
tumult
Commotion of a great crowd; disorder
contrite
Showing sincere remorse
tacit
Understood without being openly expressed; implied
furtive
Secret; surreptitious; characterized by stealth
blatant
Totally or offensively obtrusive; very obvious
taboo
A prohibition; exclusion from use or mention
malevolent
Having an ill will or wishing harm to others; malicious
ludicrous
Laughably and obviously absurd; foolish
inarticulate
Unable to express oneself
appalled
Struck with fear or dread; aghast
tremulous
Fearful; quaking; shivering, as from fear
leviathan
Something very large; giant sea creature
clamor
A loud outcry; great expression of discontent
dun
Dark and gloomy; of a dull color
impervious
Incapable of being penetrated or affected
covert
A thicket; thick underbrush affording cover for game
glower
To look at or stare at angrily or sullenly
rebuke
To criticize sharply
fervor
Great intensity of emotion; the state of being emotionally aroused
static
Electricity that accumulates
corpulent
Large or bulky of body; excessively fat
saunter
To walk at a leisurely pace; stroll
gesticulate
To make or use gestures, especially in an excited manner
loathing
Strong dislike or disgust
phosphorescence
An emission of light
luminous
Emitting light; full of light
wary
On guard; watchful; characterized by caution
talisman
An object with magical power
acrid
Unpleasantly sharp or bitter to the taste or smell
ululation
A long, loud, emotional utterance; a howl
epaulette
A fringed shoulder piece worn on military uniforms