Wes' Reading Words

edifying

instructing or informing

hemorrhage

excessive bleeding

convalescent

gradual recovery leave

gaunt

thin

seeress

someone who predicts the future

verily

truthfully or confidently

defile

make corrupt

perturb

make uneasy

acquiescing

accept something reluctantly but without protest

trucent

aggressive or self-assertive

tepid

moderately warm

solemnly

dignified/serious

shrill

piercing, high-pitched

sardonically

disdainfully humorous

fetid

having offensive smell

pernicious

very harmful

precocious

exceptionally advanced

incredulous

skeptical

esoteric

mysterious/secretive