Lord of the Flies Vocab Chapter 3

Festoon a chain, flowers or similar moulded ornament made to look like a garland
Tendril slender stemlike structure by which some twining plants attach themselves to an object for support
Oppressive marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
Inscrutable impossible to understand or interpret
Barb a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove
Bewilder to be a mystery or to be confusing
Flaunt the act of displaying something ostentatiously
Furtive marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
Glimmer a flash of light (especially reflected light)

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