Lord of the Flies Chapter 9 vocabulary

festoon a long chain or strip of something that is hung as decoration
intersperse to put (something) at different places among other things
corpulent fat: having a large bulky body
parody a piece of writing, music, etc., that imitates the style of someone or something else in an amusing way
spit 1 : a slender pointed rod for holding meat over a fire2: a small point of land especially of sand or gravel running into a body of water
crimson a purplish red color
clamor a loud continuos noise
phosphorescence luminescence that is caused by the absorption of radiations (as light or electrons) and continues for a noticeable time after these radiations have stopped — compare
inaudible impossible to hear
presently during the time that is happening now: at the present time
furrow a long and narrow cut in the ground: a trench
inquisitive tending to ask questions : having a desire to know or learn more
steadfast very devoted or loyal to a person, belief, or cause : not changing

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