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LOTF Ch. 1-6 Vocab

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Tirade
A long or violent speech ; a diatribe (n)
Proffer
To offer for acceptance ; an offer (v/n)
Embroil
To involve in argument ; throw into disorder ; to involve in contention or strife (v)
Contrite
Feeling regret or sorrow as a result of one's actions (adj)
Vagrant
A person who wanders about idly and has no permanent home or employment ; vagabond ; tramp (n)
Apex
Highest point or point of culmination (n)
Festoon
String or garland ; to recorate with strings or garlands (v)
Hiatus
A gap or interruption in contuinity ; a break or pause (n)
Tumult
Commotion of a great crowd ; disorder (n)
Suffuse
Spread through or over, as with liquid or light (v)
Diffident
Lacking self confidence ; reserved in manner (adj)
Dubious
Doubtful (adj)
Ebullience
Zestful or spirited enthusiasm (n)
Ludicrous
Laughibly and obviously absurb ; foolish (adj)
Appall
To shock and dismay ; horrify (v)
Vicissitudes
A change or variation ; unexpected changes in life (n)
Recrimination
The act of accusing in return ; opposing another charge (n)
Incantation
Ritual recitation of charms or spells (n)
Leviathan
Something very large ; giant sea creature in the Bible (n)
Taboo
Excluded or forbidden from use or mention (adj)
Effulgence
A brilliant radiance (n)
Decorous
Exhibiting appropriate behavior or conduct (adj)
Inscrutable
Difficult to understand ; mysterious (adj)
Discursive
Covering a wide range of subjects ; rambling (adj)
Inarticulate
Imcomprehensible ; unable to speak with clarity (adj)

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