Peter Pan/ Vocab 1 - English 9H

Gall

shameless boldness; nerve

Parry

to deflect or evade a blow, especially in sword fighting

Cogitate

to think deeply

Transpire

to happen; to take place

Ruffian

a brutal, lawless person

Licentious

morally unrestrained

Numismatist

a coin collector

Paucity

a scarcity; a lack

Fatalistic

believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate.

Obtrude

to force oneself into a situation uninvited

Pensive

dreamily thoughtful

Lackadaisical

uninterested; listless

Alienate

to turn away feelings or affections

Elated

in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful

Epigram

a witty saying expressing a single thought or observation