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Lord of the Flies     List 2

Chapter 8

1.  frenzy – wild madness

2.  fervor – enthusiasm

3.  sanctity – holiness

4.  covert – hidden place

 

 Chapter  9

5. superficial – on the surface

6. derision – scorn

7. corruption – rotting; ruination; making something worse than it was

8. demented – crazed; insane

 

 Chapter 10

9. gesticulate – makes gestures; use the hands to make oneself understood

10. obscene – indecent

11. composite – compound of distinct parts

12. anonymous – nameless

 

 Chapter 11

13. ludicrous – absurd; ridiculous

14. inscrutable – unknowable; not clear

15. talisman – magic charm

16. ineffectual – futile; unavailing; useless

17. devastated – destroyed, ravaged

18. propitiate – appease; make up for; make feel better

 

 Chapter 12

19. cordon – armed group closing off an area

20. obscurity – darkness; state of being hidden

21. antiphonal – in alternating responses

22. inimical – hostile; unfriendly

23. ncantation – words used as a magic charm

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English IV