Lolita Vocabulary

Perambulate – walk with no particular goal
Pertain – be relevant to
Solecism – a socially awkward or tactless act
Tenacious – stubbornly unyielding
Bizarre – conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Cognomen – the name used to identify the members of a family
Fiber – attributes that determines one’s moral and ethical actions
Sordid – foul and run-down and repulsive
Peruse – examine or consider with attention and in detail
Robust – sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
Philistine – indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values
Sensuous – taking delight in beauty
Apotheosis – model of excellence or perfection of a kind
Abject – of the most contemptible kind
Jocularity – fun characterized by humor
Diabolical – showing cunning or ingenuity or wickedness
Vigilance – the process of paying close and continuous attention
Loins – the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
Precursor – something indicating the approach of something or someone
Tangle – twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
Dell – a small wooded hollow
Redolent – having a strong pleasant odor
Midge – minute two-winged mosquito-like fly lacking biting mouthparts; appear in dancing swarms especially near water
Azure – of a deep somewhat purplish blue color
Vista – the visual percept of a region
Cosmos – everything that exists anywhere
Potentate – a ruler who is unconstrained by law
Decorous – characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste
Umbra – a region of complete shadow resulting from total obstruction of light
Sumptuous – rich and superior in quality
Filch – make off with belongings of others
Debonair – having a sophisticated charm
Evoke – call forth, as an emotion, feeling, or response
Prim – affectedly dainty or refined
Frenzy – state of violent mental agitation
Assuage – provide physical relief, as from pain
Imbibe – take in liquids
Sprawl – sit or lie with one’s limbs spread out
Paroxysm – a sudden uncontrollable attack
Staid – characterized by dignity and propriety

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