Vocab 2

Term Definition
Abominable(adj) very bad; unpleasants: horrible, miserablea: delightful
Assimilate(v) to take in, and understand fullys: comprehend, understand, soak upa: misinterpret, misunderstand, mistake
Carcass(n) the dead body of an animal s: skeleton, corpse
Convey(v) to transport or carry somewheres: transport, carry, movea: take, dissuade, recieve
Covert(n;adj) not openly acknowledged or displayeds: hidden, undercover
Cynical(adj) distrusting or disparaging the motives of others s: mocking, skeptical a: believing, optimistic
Demure(adj) to be reserved, modest , shy s: modest, unassuming, quiet, shya: bold, brave, shameless
Derisive(adj) expressing contempt or ridicules: insulting, mocking, sarcastica: respectful, polite, kind
Fervor(n) strong feeling or expressions: passionate, warmth, emotion, energya: apathy
Heed(v;n) (v) to give careful attention to; to give attention; no regard(n) careful attention; notice; observation(usually with give or take)s: attention, noticea: disregard
Illusive(adj) misleading, deceptives: false, imaginary, mockinga: real
Indignant(adj) feeling or showing anger or annoyances: annoyed, mad, provokeda: calm, cheerful, pleased
Iridescent(adj) having or exhibiting a display of colors producing rainbow effects that change when seen from different angless: lustrous, pearly, shimmeringa: dull
laden(adj) heavily loaded or weighed downs: loaded, weighed downa: empty, unburdened
luminous(adj) emitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing lights: shining, brighta: dark
Obtuse(adj) not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dulls: dense, slow, dulla: bright, intelligent
Parody(n;v) (n) a humorous or satirical imitation of a serious pieces of literature or writing (v) to imitate(a composition, author, etc.) for purposes of ridicule or satires: satire(satirize), lampoon, burlesquea: flattery, praise, reality, truth
Rebuke(v;n) (v) to express stern disapproval (n) sharp disapproval/criticism s: scold, chastise, reprovea: praise, compliment
Sanctity(n) the state of being holy and sacreds: holiness, godliness, blessednessa: ungodliness, unholiness
taboo(n;adj;v) (n)a social or religious custom prohibiting or forbidding discussion of a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing(adj)prohibited or restricted by social custom(v)place under prohibition
Taboo synonyms and antonyms s: restricted, forbidden, prohibiteda: acceptable

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