koxotoxe's version from 2017-01-30 20:23


Conch: the spiral shell of a gastropod, often used as a horn


Strident: making or having a harsh sound; grating; creaking


Defile: to make foul, dirty, or unclean; pollute; taint; debase
In context of LOTF: a narrow passage or gorge


Enmity: Deep 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.


Recrimination: an accusation in response to one from someone else.


Presage: a sign or warning that something, typically something bad, will happen; an omen or portent


Tirade: A long angry or violent speech; a diatribe


Tacit: Not spoken; implied by actions or statements


Susurration: whispering, murmuring, or rustling.


Opaque: not able to be seen through; not transparent.


Avidly: with great interest or enthusiasm.


Contrite: feeling or expressing remorse or


penitence; affected by guilt


Myriad: an extremely large number


Belligerence: the quality of being hostile or aggressive


Impalpable: not easily comprehended


Detritus: waste or debris of any kind.


Parody: an 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.


Decorum: behavior in keeping with good taste and propriety.


Discursive: digressing from subject to subject.


Perilous: full of danger or risk.


Effigy: a sculpture or model of a person.


Diffidently: an action done in a way that is modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence


Stupendous: extremely impressive


Leviathan: Something very large; giant sea creature in the Bible


Chasms: a deep fissure in the earth, rock, or another surface.


Taut: stretched or pulled tight; not slack.