Brave New World Vocabulary


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proliferate
 
multiply rapidly
indulgently
 
as if doing one a favor
indefatifably
 
tirelessly
axiomatic
 
self-evident
ruminating
 
meditating; thinking
contemptuous
 
disgraceful; scornful
plaintive
 
mourning
cajolery
 
urging with gentle or repeated appeals; teasing or flattery
reciprocated
 
returned; mutually shared
precipice
 
cliff
unprecedented
 
never has happened before
inexorably
 
relentlessy
inconceivable
 
unbelieveable
lecherous
 
indulging in excessive sexual activity
patronizingly
 
in a condesending manner
asset
 
thing of value
ignominy
 
disgrace
appalling
 
arousing a disgust
intrinsically
 
as part of the nature of a thing itself
vitrified
 
made to look like glass
subversive
 
undermining
odious
 
shocking
ingratiating
 
making onself favorable to another
moribund
 
about to die
reparation
 
compensation, something to make amends
carapace
 
hard outer covering
impunity
 
exemption from punishment
parenthetically
 
as in parenthesis
gesticulating
 
bodily movement; esp. for emphasis
postulates
 
take things for granted without proof necessary
flagrantly
 
in a big way, obviously
pneumatic
 
filled with air
compunction
 
regret; remorse
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