!VOCABULARY! Allison Mihalczo
APPARITION • (n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearance.
COWER • (v.) to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame.
DISDAIN • (v.) to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully. (n.), a feeling of contempt.
EPITAPH • (n.) a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone.
FACETIOUS • (adj.) humorous, not meant seriously.
ABASHED • Embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
ALOOF • Withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice).
DEFECT • An imperfection, flaw or blemish of some kind; to desert a cause of organization
PREMONITION • Forewarning or foreboding of a future event.
SCAPEGOAT • A person or thing carrying the blame for others.
ACEME • The highest point.
EXOTIC • Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unsual.
JAUNTY • Lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance.
STANCE • A way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue.
ATTIRE • Clothes, apparel, garb; • To dress, adorn, or bedeck
CRONY • A very close friend, pal, chum, buddy.
CRYPTIC • Puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic.
ENMITY • Hatred, ill-willing.
GAUNT • Thin and bony, starved looking; bare, barren