New Words To Learn from The Lord Of Flies

Efflorescence: Blooming of flowers, state of flowering

Enmity: Deep seated hatred; State of being an enemy

Decorous: Exhibiting appropriate behavior or conduct

Chorister: A singer or leader of a choir

Bastion: A stronghold or fortification; similar to a stronghold

Hiatus: A gap or interruption in continuity; a break or pause

Ebullience: Zestful or spirited enthusiasm

Recrimination: The act of accusing in return; opposing another charge

Tumult: Commotion of a great crowd; disorder

Tirade: A long angry or violent speech; a diatribe
Oppressive: Using power unjustly; burdensome

Inscrutable: Difficult to understand, mysterious

Vicissitudes: A change or variation; unexpected changes in life

Declivities: Downward slopes, as of a hill

Tacit: Not spoken; implied by actions or statements

Blatant: Totally or offensively obtrusive; very obvious

Taboo: Excluded or forbidden from use or mention

Sinewy: Lean and muscular; stringy and tough

Malevolently: Having an ill will or wishing harm to others; malicious

Ludicrous: laugibly and obviously absurd; foolish

Ineffectual: Insufficient to produce an effect; useless

Jeerto: abuse vocally; taunt or mock

Inarticulate: Incomprehensible; unable to speak with clarity

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