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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
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I will condone

being late to class

during the first

week of school.

cower
Cower
  • Verb
  • To cringe in fear
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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