18 June 2014

Vocab 6/18/14

satyr (n) -- often Satyr Greek Mythology a woodland creature depicted as having the pointed ears, legs, and short horns of a goat and a fondness for unrestrained revelry

revelry (n) -- boisterous merrymaking

boisterous (adj.) -- rough and stormy; violent

pallid (adj.) -- having an abnormally pale or wan complexion

wan (adj.) -- unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress

anecdote (n) -- a short account of an interesting or humorous incident

vagary (n) -- an extravagant or erratic notion or action

erratic (adj.) -- having no fixed or regular course; wandering

No comments:

Post a Comment