Deerslayer Vocab

Term Definition
Imposing Grand and impressive in appearance
Decorum Behavior in keeping with good taste and propriety
Sward An expanse of short grass
Aborigine a person, animal, or plant that has been in a country or region from earliest times.
Mandate An official order or commission to do something
Expedient Convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral.
Vernacular The language or dialect spoke by the ordinary people in a particular country or region
Appellation A name or title
Nomenclature the devising or choosing of names for things, especially in science or other discipline
Approbation Approval or praise
Subjection The action of subjecting a country or person to one's control or the fact of being subjected.
Corrode Destroy or damage slowly by chemical action
Furlough Leave of absence, especially granted to a member of the armed services
acquiescence The reluctant acceptance of something without protest
Commendable Deserving praise
Acertain find something out for certain, to make sure of.
Dereliction the state of having v=been abandoned and become dilapidated
Pacific Peaceful in character or intent
Solicitation the act of asking for or trying to obtain something from someone
Condescension An attitude of patronizing superiority, disdain
Denunciation Public condemnation of someone or something
Projectile A missile designed to be fired from a rocket or gun
Concert A musical performance given in public or an agreement, accordance, or harmony.
Oppressive Unjustly inflicting hardship and constraint, especially on a minority or other subordinate group
Surmount Overcome a difficulty or obstacle
Proximity Nearness in space, time, or relationship
Acclivity An upward slope
Tantalize Torment or tease someone with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable
Mimicry The action or art of imitating someone or something, typically in order to entertain or ridicule
Effulgence Radiance, a shining form
Imperceptible Impossible to perceive
Apprise inform or tell someone
Indispensable Absolutely necessary
Traverse Travel across or through

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