Vocab 1-30 Vocabulary

Vocab 1-30 Vocabulary

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Term Definition
Eccentric ( Adj. ) departing or deviating from the conventional or established norm; erratic
Mirage ( Noun ) something illusory or deceptive; an optical effect created by the sun
Obediant ( Adj. ) obeying or carrying out a request or command; dutiful
Contempt ( Noun ) the act of despising; disdain
Flourish ( Verb ) to grow well or luxuriantly; to fare well; succeed; prosper
Frenzy ( Noun ) a temporary madness; a violent mental or emotional agitation
Assent ( Verb ) to agree to something, especially after thoughtful consideration
Fierce ( Adj. ) violently hostile or aggressive in temperament; given to fighting or killing
Generosity ( Noun ) the quality of being kind; noble spirit
Oppressive ( Adj. ) unreasonably burdensome or severe; overwhelming or depressing to the spirit or senses.
Avidly ( Adv. ) desirous to the point of greed; urgently eager, characterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursuit
Gaudy ( Adj. ) ostentatiously or tasteless ornamented; marked by extravagance or sometimes tasteless showiness
Incursion (Noun) a hostile entrance into a territory; raid
Detritus (Noun) a product of disintegration, destruction or wearing away; miscellaneous remnants
Myraid (Adj. Noun) countless; a great number
Perilous (Adj.) full of or involving exposure to the risk of being injured, destroyed or lost
Gesticulating (Verb) to make gestures, especially when speaking
Decorum (Noun) proper and good taste in conduct or appearance; the conventions of good behavior
Parody (Noun) a literary or musical work in which the style of an author or work is closely imitated for comic effect or in ridicule; a feeble or ridiculous intimation
Obscene (Adj.) disgusting to the senses; repulsive
Vast (Adj.) very great in size, amount degree, intensity, or especially in extent or range; enormous
Intrude (Verb) to put or force in, especially without invitation, fitness or leave
Drone/Droning (Noun, Verb) Verb-to make a continuous low dull humming sound; to speak in a monotonous tone. Noun- a deep sustained or monotonous sound; hum
Derision (Noun) the use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt
Clamorous (Adj.) marked by confused din or outcry; tumultuous (loud)
Demented (Adj.) mad; insane, suffering from cognitive dementia
Superficial (Adj.) lying on, not penetrating below, or affecting only the surface
Complementary (Adj.) serving to fill out or complete; mutually supplying each others lack
Menace (Noun) a show of intention to inflict harm; one that represents a threat
Talisman (Noun) an object held to act as a charm to avert evil and bring good fortune; something producing apparently magical or miraculous effects

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