English Short Story Vocab. Words

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1. 
amenity
 
something that adds to ones comfort or convenience
 
2. 
condone
 
to forgive or overlook
 
3. 
cultivated
 
refined or cultured suspicison; inspiring confidence
 
4. 
droll
 
amusingly odd or comercial
 
5. 
imperative
 
absolutly necessary
 
6. 
quarry
 
the object of a hunt: prey
 
7. 
scruple
 
a feeling of uneasiness that keeps a person from doing something
 
8. 
solicitously
 
in a manner expressing care or concern
 
9. 
tangible
 
capable of being touched or felt
 
10. 
uncanny
 
so remarkable as to seem supernatural
 
11. 
zealous
 
intensly enthusiastic
 
12. 
abscond
 
to go away suddenly and secretly
 
13. 
apenture
 
an opening, such as a hole or gap
 
14. 
immolation
 
death or destruction
 
15. 
impunity
 
freedom from penatly or harm
 
16. 
preclude
 
to make impossible, especially by taking action in advance
 
17. 
repose
 
to lie dead or at rest
 
18. 
subside
 
to decrease in amount or intensity; to settle down
 
19. 
termination
 
an end, limit, or edge