The Magician’s Nephew Vocabulary

Woodbetweenworlds1. Solemn – Adj. Grave, sober, mirthless.

2. Ostentatious – Adj. pretentious, flashy, showy.

3. Deplorable – Adj. Causing grief, unfortunate

4. Sagacious – Adj. Smart, judicious.

5. Obstinate – Adj. Stubborn, determined.

6. Contempt- Noun. Disdain, disrespect.

7. Profound- Adj. intellectual, thoughtful

8. Repress – Verb. To keep back or hold in.

9. Cunning – Adj. Devious, sly.

10. Accord – Noun. Agreement, mutual understanding.

11. Loathe – Verb. To dislike strongly.

12. Desolate – Adj. barren, laid waste, devastated.

13. Masonry- Noun. Brickwork, stonework.

14. Abide – Verb. To remain, continue, be in accordance, to follow a rule, to honor an agreement.

15. Preposterous – Adj. Ridiculous, bizarre.

16. Conceit – Noun. Arrogance, egotism.

17. Dismay – Noun. Distress, disappointment.

18. Aghast – Adj. Horrified, shocked, sudden fright.

19. Brandish – Verb. Flaunt, wave around, especially a weapon.

20. Impertinent – Adj. Bold, disrespectful, rude.

21. Cease – Verb. To stop, conclude.

22. Mortal – Adj. Deadly, fatal.

23. Chivalry – Noun. Manners and actions of a knight or a gentleman, especially towards women.

24. Asylum – Noun. Refuge, safe haven.

25. Bureau – Noun. A chest of drawers, furniture.

26. Cistern – Noun. A reservoir or tank for holding water.

27. Tousled – Adj. Disheveled, disorderly.

28. Dingy – Adj. Soiled, dirty.

29. Saffron – Noun or Adj. A yellow color or a yellow spice from a crocus flower.

30. Diligent – Adj. Persistent, perservering.

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