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The Most Dangerous Game. By Richard Connell Vocabulary. Affable. Adj Easy and pleasant to speak to; approachable. Amenity. Noun Something that contributes to physical or material comfort; a feature that increases attractiveness or value, especially a piece of real estate. Condone. Verb

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The most dangerous game

The Most Dangerous Game

By Richard Connell

Vocabulary


Affable
Affable

  • Adj

  • Easy and pleasant to speak to; approachable


Amenity
Amenity

  • Noun

  • Something that contributes to physical or material comfort; a feature that increases attractiveness or value, especially a piece of real estate


Condone
Condone

  • Verb

  • To pardon or forgive an offense

  • To excuse



Cower
Cower

  • Verb

  • To cringe in fear


Dank

  • Adj

  • Disagreeably damp or humid


Deplorable
Deplorable

  • Adj

  • Causing or being subject to grief or regret; bad; unfortunate


Droll
Droll

  • Adj

  • Amusing in an odd way


Ennui
Ennui

  • Noun

  • Boredom

  • Listless resulting from a lack of interest


Grotesque
Grotesque

  • Adj

  • Outlandish

  • Bizarre in character or appearance


Indolently
Indolently

  • Adj

  • Conductive to inactivity

  • Laziness

  • Lethargic


Lacerated
Lacerated

  • Adj

  • Jagged or torn


Opaque
Opaque

  • Adjective

  • Not transparent

  • Translucent

  • Impenetrable to light

  • Not allowing light to pass through


Palpable
Palpable

  • Adj

  • Capable of being touched

  • Tangible

  • Concrete


Placid
Placid

  • Adj

  • Satisfied

  • Complacent


Sallow
Sallow

  • Adj

  • Of sickly yellowish hue (color) or complexion


Scruple
Scruple

  • Noun

  • An ethical or moral principle that inhibits action


Example
Example

  • There was a scruple of conscious inside the boy as he was about to throw his trash on the ground, but kept in his pocket.


Solicitous
Solicitous

  • Adj

  • Anxious or concerned


Uncanny
Uncanny

  • Adj

  • Mysterious

  • Arousing

  • Superstitious fear or dread

  • Uncomfortably


Venerable
Venerable

  • Adj

  • Commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character or position


Zealous
Zealous

  • Adj

  • Marked by active interest and enthusiasm


She is a zealous rider
She is a zealous rider.



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