Lord of the Flies (Ch. 1-6)

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  1. dubious
    fraught with uncertainty or doubt
  2. belligerence
    hostile or warlike attitude or nature
  3. chastisement
    a rebuke for making a mistake
  4. impalpable
    not perceptible to the touch
  5. incursion
    the act of entering some territory or domain
  6. myriad
    a large indefinite number
  7. vagrant
    a wanderer with no established residence or means of support
  8. appall
    strike with disgust or revulsion
  9. balm
    preparation applied externally as a remedy or for soothing
  10. exhilaration
    the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
  11. frayed
    worn away or tattered along the edges
  12. reverence
    a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
  13. indignant
    angered at something unjust or wrong
  14. subdued
    restrained in style or quality
  15. effigy
    a representation of a person
  16. gesticulate
    show, express, or direct through movement
  17. perilous
    fraught with danger
  18. inarticulate
    without or deprived of the use of speech or words
  19. tempestuous
    characterized by violent emotions or behavior
  20. incantation
    a ritual reciting of words believed to have a magical effect
  21. interminable
    tiresomely long; seemingly without end
  22. embroil
    force into some kind of situation or course of action
  23. leviathan
    the largest or most massive thing of its kind
  24. exulting
    joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
  25. mutinous
    characterized by a rebellion against authority
  26. proffer
    present for acceptance or rejection
  27. upheaval
    a violent disturbance
  28. prominent
    conspicuous in position or importance
  29. specious
    plausible but false
  30. loll
    be lazy or idle
  31. swathe
    wrap in swaddling clothes
  32. effulgence
    the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  33. enmity
    a state of deep-seated ill-will
  34. decorous
    characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste
  35. interpose
  36. strident
    unpleasantly loud and harsh
  37. incredulous
    not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving
  38. furtive
    secret and sly or sordid
  39. mortification
    strong feelings of embarrassment
  40. pallor
    unnatural lack of color in the skin
  41. pliant
    capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
  42. immure
    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  43. contemptuously
    without respect; in a disdainful manner
  44. ebullience
    eager enjoyment or approval
  45. officious
    intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
  46. recrimination
    mutual accusations
  47. vicissitude
    a variation in circumstances or fortune
  48. contrite
    feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
  49. antagonism
    an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
  50. susurration
    the indistinct sound of people whispering

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