Lord of the Flies Chapter 2 vocabulary

ebullience the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings
recrimination the act of accusing in return; opposing another charge
tumult Noisy excitement; an uproar or disturbance.
tirade A long, angry speech
quota A proportional share assigned to a group
officious Excessively eager to deliver unasked-for or unwanted help
coign angle; viewpoint
pall (adj.) pale, lacking color; weak and lifeless
smart a sharp pain, stinging pain
discard To throw away
fetch go or come after and bring or take back
grave Deserving serious attention; weighty; momentous
exasperation Irritation, frustration
ungraspable not able to be reached
beret a type of hat or cap with no brim or bill
rotten Putrid or decayed. Decomposed
burden A hardship; something difficult to bear
glamour Mysterious charm, beauty, or attractiveness
incompetence Lack of ability
yield to surrender or to give up
wilt (v.) to become limp and drooping (as a flower), wither; to loose strength and vigor
altos the boys who sing the second highest vocal range on a choir
trebles the boys who sing the highest part in musical harmony
festooned decorated or draped

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