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Glass menagere all vocab

All of the glass menagerie vocab

Terms

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Flower
to develop fully
Conglomerate
a mixture of many things
Vestiges
remnants, traces, remains
Vacuity
emptiness as in lack of intelegence
Endow
to provide with income or property, to supply with a talent or quality
Hypocrite
one who is insincere or deceitful
Jeopardize
to expose to danger
Elegiac
Mournful expressing sorrow
Revere
to honor, to regard with respect
Peal
a loud ringing, especially of bells
Tenuous
flimsy, barely attached
Satiric
characterized by satire (a branch of literature ridiculing vice or folly)
Credulous
believing on slight evidence, gullible
Beleaguer
to harass
Rhapsodize
to express in an overly enthusiastic manner
Demure
serious, reserved, coy
Transparent
quality of being able to be seen through, clear
Stupefy
to dull the senses as to put in a stupor
Allusion
implied or indirect reference, to hint
Implacable
incapable of being appeased
Tentative
not fully worked out, provisional, uncertain
Precipitate
to cause to speedily occur, to throw headlong
Supercilious
haughty, vain and arrogant
Decorousness
proper behavior
Translucence
the quality of allowing the passage of light, but not allowing a clear view
Utter
to express by speaking
Induce
to bring on or bring about
Emulate
to try to equal or to be like, usually through imitation
Exhaust
to use up, to drain
Imperious
extremely overbearing
Purse
to pucker or tighten ones lips
Muse
to ponder
Eclectic
coming from a variety of diverse sources
Desolate
deserted, without inhabitants, barren
Despairing
Hopeless, despondent, discouraged
Whim
a sudden and impulsive action
Accent
to stress, to give prominence to to emphasize
Cynical
given to fault finding, sneering and sarcasm; exhibiting mocking disbelief
Fugitive
a person who is elusive or hard to find, wandering
interminable
having, or seeming to have no end; wearisomely protracted
Vivid
bright, distinct or clear
Quaint
unusual character or appearance
Immutable
unchanging
Urban
having to do with a city or characteristics of a city
Trivia
insignificant matters
Hideous
very ugly, offensive or shocking
Stagnant
not flowing, foul from not moving
Oblivion
state of being forgotten
Indolence
Laziness
Lament
to mourn or express sorrow in a demonstrative manner
Abate
to reduce in intensity or amount
Mutability
the degree to which something is likely to change
Unwitting
not intentional, without knowledge
Turgid
swollen
Sublimate
to refine or transform a primitive impulse in to one socially acceptable
Subtle
delicate, elusive, not obvious
Paragon
A model of excellence or perfection
Jaunty
stylish and lively in manner or appearance
Vulgarity
something offensive to good taste and refinement
Vagrant
a wanderer without a home
Ominous
threatening
Fluid
smooth and effortless (adj)
Exquisite
perfect, or close to perfect in a lovely or delicate way
Gravity
seriousness or importance
Obscure
difficult to see, vague
Luxuriant
abundant in growth, very fertile
Querulous
constantly complaining, whining
Vivacious
full of life, very animated
Unobtrusive
not really noticeable, inconspicuous
Precarious
dangerous or risky; not a secure situation
Giddy
dizzy
Fiasco
a total failure and a mess
Insolence
insulting or contemptuous behavior

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