Page thirteen words 191-208

word definition
epidemic contagious
justification an acceptable reason for doing something
presumption an attitude or belief dictated by probability
adversary one's opponent in a contest; enemy
enmity feeling of hatred
folly lack of good sense or normal prudence and foresight
conflagration a large disastrous fire
maelstrom a powerful often violent whirlpool sucking in objects within a given radius
preface the introductory remarks of a speaker or author
obstinate not easily subdued
ingenious clever; smart; inventive
squall scream
torrent a tumultuous outpouring
disobedience refusal or neglect to obey
elegant of a high grade or quality
conformity compliance with rules or laws
discern to detect with the eyes
digress to turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument

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