Animal Farm Vocab 2

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canvass

(v) get the opinions of people by asking specific questions

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dynamo

(n) a generator

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embolden

(v) give encouragement to

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malignity

(n) quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will

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perpendicularity

(n) uprightness; being straight up and down

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superintendence

(n) management or overseeing

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publican

(n) the keeper of a public house

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ratified

(adj/v) formally approved and invested with legal authority

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aloof

(adj) remote in manner – distant

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eloquence

(n) powerful and effective language

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preside

(v) to act as president

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articulate

(adj) showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently

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disinter

(v) to dig up for reburial or medical investigation

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solicitor (n) a lawyer

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infanticide

(n) act of killing an infant

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procure

(v) get by special effort

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decree

(n) a legal binding command entered into court record

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countenance

(n) the appearance conveyed by a person’s face

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retribution

(n) the act of correcting for a wrongdoing

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blithely

(adv) in a joyous manner

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sordid

(adj) foul, run-down, filthy

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unintelligible

(adj) not clearly understood or expressed

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retinue

(n) a group following or attending to some important person

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skulk

(v) creep or prowl around

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machination

(n) a crafty or involved plot

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punctual

(adj) on time

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pensioner

(n) a retiree

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chink

(n) crack

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contemptible

(adj) deserving of scorn

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superannuated

(adj) too old to be useful

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conciliatory

(adj) soothing or a willingness to reconcile

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censure

(v) harsh criticism or disapproval

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surmounted

(v) to prevail over or to overcome

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smart

(v) painfully severe

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impending

(adj) about to occur

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dejectedly

(adv) sadly

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unscathed

(adj) not injured

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flank

(v) being located at the sides

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demeanor

(n) the way a person behaves towards others

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uproarious

(adj) uncontrollably noisy

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inebriate

(n) a drunk

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denounce

(v) to criticize

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invariably

(adv) without variation, in every case

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speculate

(v) reflect deeply on a subject

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untrodden

(n) lacking pathways; not having been walked on

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incumbent

(adj) obligatory; required

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proprietor

(n) owner of a business

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misgiving

(n) uneasiness; fear or doubt

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liable

(adv) likely to occur

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