Animal Farm Vocab 54 Flashcards

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Indefatigable
Tireless
contoversies
disputes
conciliatory
agreeable
mingle
mix
perpetually
continually
Exploits
adventures
vice
bad habit
ensconced
settle comfortably;snuggle;nestle
benjamin
"Fools! Fools!"
imperishable
enduring forever
Tactics
a plan
disinterred
dug up
posthumously
after one's death
Expounded
Explained in detail
apathy
lack of interest
Old Major
Karl Marx
obstinate
stubborn; hardheaded; uncompromising
lugubrious
mournful, gloomy ("Eeyore")
devour
consume all (verb)
stupefied
stunned, shocked speechless, overwhelmed
Capitulated
(v.) to surrender unconditionally
prophecy
knowledge of the future
solicitor
in england, a lawyer
benefiting son or daughter
filial
daintily
in a refined manner
enmity
(n) active hatred or ill-will
tumult
a general outbreak or riot
ignominious
marked with shame or dishonor
Posthumous
following or occurring after death.
Taciturn
Reserved ; Silent by nature
acute
felt, perceived, or experienced intensely
eminent (adj.)
- high ranking or position
complicity
the state of being an accomplice
irrepressible
incapable of being repressed or restrained; uncontrollable
machinations
clever or cunning plans, schemes, plots
Napolean taking over farm
STALIN BECOMES DICTATOR
whip
snappy implement used to hit horses
superannuated
retired or disqualified because of age
borne
to bear; to withstand or endure
indignant
ADJ: angered at something unjust or wrong
Indigination
feeling of offense, anger at something unfair
mollie
Vain, selfish people in Russia and world
allegory
a story in which fictional characters and events are used for symbolic purposes. They symbolize some deeper, underlying meaning.
1905
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temperer
a particular state of mind or feelings.
Mr. Whimper
acts as an intermediary or "go between" in animal farm
eloquence
the practice or art of using a language fluently
corrupt leadership
Napoleon became corrupt because he had no one to question or revolt against the unfair directives he set forth, such as working on Sundays otherwise your ration will be cut in half
Lithograph
to produce, copy, or portray by the process of printing from a plane surface
Inventive.
have the ability to create or design new things or to think originally.
ensconce
v: to hide, conceal, shelter, to place or settle securly
compatriots
a native or inhabitant of one's own country; fellow countryman or countrywoman.
President of the republic
What title does Napoleon eventually assume for himself?
The Gun Fires
What happens on the three farm anniversaries
stone
A unit of weight equal to 14 pounds or 6.4 kilograms
farmhouse as a symbol
this is the inequity between the pigs and other animals
What new song does Napoleon now have Squealer teach the sheep? Why?
At first, the song was a secret. Soon, however, the sheep were heard bleating, "Four legs good, two legs better! Four legs good, two legs better!" The chanting/singing repeated several times. The pigs began walking on hind legs, breaking yet another commandment. This new song made it excusable to do so
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