Lord of the Flies Vocabulary Terms and Definitions

CHAPTER ONE: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER ONE: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Efflorescence (Page 12) Blooming of flowers, state of flowering.
Enmity (Page 14) Deep seated hatred; State of being an enemy.
Decorous (Page 15) Exhibiting appropriate behavior or conduct.
Chorister (Page 22) A singer or leader of a choir.
Bastion (Page 29) A stronghold or fortification; similar to a stronghold.
Hiatus (Page 31) A gap or interruption in continuity; a break or pause.
CHAPTER TWO: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER TWO: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Ebullience (Page 38) Zestful or spirited enthusiasm.
Recrimination (Page 43) The act of accusing in return; opposing another charge.
Tumult (Page 43) Commotion of a great crowd; disorder.
Tirade (Page 45) A long angry or violent speech; a diatribe.
CHAPTER THREE: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER THREE: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Oppressive (Page 49) Using power unjustly; burdensome.
Inscrutable (Page 49) Difficult to understand, mysterious.
Vicissitudes (Page 49) A change or variation; unexpected changes in life.
Declivities (Page 54) Downward slopes, as of a hill.
Tacit (Page 55) Not spoken; implied by actions or statements.
CHAPTER FOUR: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER FOUR: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Blatant (Page 58 Totally or offensively obtrusive; very obvious.
Taboo (Page 62) Excluded or forbidden from use or mention.
Sinewy (Page 64) Lean and muscular; stringy and tough.
Malevolently (Page 71) Having an ill will or wishing harm to others; malicious.
CHAPTER FIVE: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER FIVE: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Ludicrous (Page 78) Laughably and obviously absurd; foolish.
Ineffectual (Page 79) Insufficient to produce an effect; useless.
Jeer (Page 84) To abuse vocally; taunt or mock.
CHAPTER SIX: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER SIX: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Leviathan (Page 105) Something very large; giant sea creature in the Bible.
Clamor (Page 108) A loud outcry; great expression of discontent.
Mutinously (Page Number Not Listed) Unruly; insubordinate or constituting a mutiny.
CHAPTER SEVEN: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER SEVEN: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Crestfallen (Page 117) Dispirited and depressed; dejected.
Impervious (121) Incapable of being penetrated or affected.
Enterprise (Page 122) An undertaking or business organization; industrious
CHAPTER EIGHT: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER EIGHT: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S).
Glowered (Page 127) Looked at or stared angrily or sullenly.
Rebuke (Page 128) To criticize sharply; check or repress.
Demure (Page 133) Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
Fervor (Page 133) Great intensity of emotion; intense heat.
CHAPTER NINE: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER NINE: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Corpulent (Page 146) Excessively fat.
Sauntered (Page 150) To walk at a leisurely pace; stroll.
CHAPTER TEN: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER TEN: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Compelled (Page 167) To force or drive; exert a strong, irresistible force on.
CHAPTER ELEVEN: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER ELEVEN: VOCABULARY TERM DEFINITION(S)
Luminous (Page 169) Emitting light; full of light.
Myopia (Page 169) Nearsightedness.
Sniveling (Page 170) To sniffle; complain or whine tearfully.
Quavered (Page 174) Trembled, or spoke in a trembling voice.
Parried (Page 179) Deflected or warded off; avoided.
Talisman (Page 180) An object with magical powers.
CHAPTER TWELVE: VOCABULARY TERM(S) CHAPTER TWELVE: VOCABULARY DEFINITION(S)
Acrid (Page 186) Unpleasantly sharp or bitter taste or smell.
Cordon (Page 191) A line of people or ships stationed to guard.
Elephantine (Page 194) The size of an elephant; enormous size/strength.
Epaulets (Page 200) A fringed strap worn on military uniforms.

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