1-6 LOTF

koxotoxe's version from 2017-01-30 20:44


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Conchthe spiral shell of a gastropod, often used as as a horn
Stridentmaking or having a harsh sound; grating; creaking
Defileto make foul dirty, or unclean; pollute; taint; debase. In context of loft, a narrow passage or gorge
EnmityDeep seated hatred; State of being an enemy; the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something.
Hiatus A gap or interruption in continuity; a break or pause
Ebullience Zestful or spirited enthusiasm
Officious assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, especially with regard to petty or trivial matters.
Recriminationan accusation in response to one from someone else
Presagea sign or warning that something, typically something bad, will happen; an omen or portent
Tirade A long angry or violent speech; a diatribe
tacitNot spoken; implied by actions or statements
susurration whispering, murmuring, or rustling.
opaque not able to be seen through; not transparent.
avidlywith great interest or enthusiasm.
contrite feeling or expressing remorse or penitence; affected by guilt
myriadan extremely large number
belligerencethe quality of being hostile or aggressive
impalpablenot easily comprehended
detrituswaste or debris of any kind.
parodyan imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect
lamentation the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.
decorumbehavior in keeping with good taste and propriety
discursivedigressing from subject to subject.
perilousfull of danger or risk.
Effigy a sculpture or model of a person.
stupendousextremely impressive
leviathansomething very large ; giant sea creature in the bible
tautstretched or pulled tight; not slack.

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