Lord Of The Flies Ch. 1 Vocab A. Ovalle (Enmity (Being against or hostile…
Lord Of The Flies Ch. 1 Vocab A. Ovalle
Flowering or blooming
He picked his way to the seaward edge of the platform and stood looking down into the water. It was clear to the bottom and bright with the efﬂorescence of tropical weed and coral.
He was clambering heavily among the creepers and broken trunks when a bird, a vision of red and yellow, ﬂashed upwards with a witch-like cry; and this cry was echoed by another.
False, but seems true
Ralph had been deceived before now by the specious appearance of depth in a beach pool and he approached this one preparing to be disappointed.
To make an offer
The fat boy waited to be asked his name in turn but this proffer of acquaintance was not made; the fair boy called Ralph smiled vaguely, stood up, and began to make his way once more toward the lagoon. The fat boy hung steadily at his shoulder.
With that word the heat seemed to increase till it became a threatening weight and the lagoon attacked them with a blinding effulgence.
Wrapped in layers
Sleep enveloped him like the swathing mirages that were wrestling with the brilliance of the lagoon.
A conch he called it.
Being against or hostile towards
He trotted through the sand, enduring the sun’s enmity, crossed the platform and found his scattered clothes.
Loud or blaring
The note boomed again: and then at his ﬁrmer pressure, the note, ﬂuking up an octave, became a strident blare more penetrating than before.
Morning prayer service
“He did in Gib.; and Addis; and at matins over the precentor.”
A person who leads a congregation in prayer
Clothes or robes
The spreading of fluid