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Title: Lord of the Flies


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Lord of the Flies
  • Vocabulary CH 3

2
avidly
  • eagerly

3
Example
  • "Then the trail, the frustration, claimed him
    again and he searched the ground avidly."

4
inscrutable
  • not easily understood

5
Example
  • "Jack lifted his head and stared at the
    inscrutable masses of creeper that lay across the
    trail."

6
vicissitudes
  • difficulties or hardships

7
Example
  • "Jack stood there, streaming with sweat, streaked
    with brown earth, stained by all the vicissitudes
    of a day's hunting."

8
contrite
  • sincerely sorry for shortcomings

9
Example
  • "Simon's contrite face appeared in the hole.
  • Sorry.

10
compulsion
  • irresistible impulse or force

11
Example
  • "He Jack tried to convey the compulsion to
    track down and kill that was swallowing him up."
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