ELA Vocab November 11th, 2017

Term Definition
Ungainly Not gracefully; awkward
Deftly Nimble; skilled; clever
Inclination A disposition especially of the mind or will
Confiscated To seize as if by authority
Contemplate To observe or study thoughtfully
Anticipatory Expectation or hope
Menacing Something that threatens to cause evil
Inaudibly Incapable of being heard
Hilarity Cheerfulness; merriment
Liquidation To get rid of, especially by killing
Defiance Daring or bold resistance
Degradation To lower in dignity or character
Lackluster Dull; lacking brilliance or radiance
Voracious Craving large quantities of food
Visage Shape; features of the face; countenance
Barrage An overwhelming quantity of words
Impeccably Flawless; faultless
Exude To come out gradually in drops, as sweat
Delirium A state of violent excitement or emotion
Multitude A great number of people
Protruding To thrust forward; project
Unfathomable Not able to be understood
Hodgepodge A heterogeneous mixture; jumble
Convulsive Violent spasms; seizures
Synagogue A Jewish house of worship

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