What’s Jayden Saying?

DEMONS AT DEADNIGHT Vocabulary List

Don’t know what the heck Jayden’s saying?
That’s all right, he had us searching through the dictionary too,
because Jayden as well as that snotty demon use some stellar vocabulary.
In case you aren’t familiar with some of them, here you go!

Acuity: sharpness; acuteness; keenness;

Adequate: as much or as good as necessary for some requirement or purpose; fully sufficient, suitable, or fit;

Aberrant: deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type;exceptional; abnormal;

Alteration: a change; modification or adjustment;

Anatomy: the science dealing with the structure of animals and plants;

Anomaly: a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form;

Articulate: capable of speech; using language easily and fluently;

Ascertain: to find out definitely; learn with certainty or assurance; determine;

Bravado: a pretentious, swaggering display of courage;

Bypass: to avoid (an obstruction, city, etc.) by following a bypass;

Commence: to being; start;

Concoct: to devise; make up; contrive;

Condescending: showing or implying a usually patronizing descent from dignity or superiority;

Contusion: an injury, as from a blow with a blunt instrument, in which the subsurface tissue is injured but the skin is not broken; bruise;

Conundrum: a riddle;

Coup: a clever action or accomplishment;

Decelerate: to decrease the velocity of;

Dexterity: skill or adroitness in using the hands or body; agility;

Diametric: in direct opposition; being at opposite extremes;

Disembodied:to divest (a soul, spirit, etc.) of a body;

Enthuse: to be or become enthusiastic;

Ergo: therefore;

Erratic: deviating from the usual or proper course in conduct or opinion;

Eulogy: a speech or writing in praise of a person or think especially a set oration in honor of a deceased person;

Facsimile: an exact copy;

Facetious: not meant to be taken seriously or literally; amusing; humorous;

Herald: to indicate or signal the coming of;

Immutable: unchangeable; changeless;

Inept: without skill or aptitude for a particular task or assignment;

Intemperate: not temperate; unrestrained; unbridled;

Lacerate: to tear roughly; mangle;

Liberate: to set free;

Malice: desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either because of a hostile impulse or out of deep-seated meanness;

Narrative: a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious;

Neutralize: to make (something) ineffective; to put out of action;

Nonchalant: coolly unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited; casual;

Obscene: offensive to morality or decency; disgusting; repulsive;

Ocular: of, pertaining to, or for the eyes;

Peregrination: a course of travel; journey;

Plausible: having an appearance of truth or reason;

Precariously: uncertain; unstable; dependent on circumstances beyond one’s control;

Predilection: a tendency to think favorably of something in particular;

Prevail: to succeed;

Proficient: well-advanced or competent in any art, science, or subject; skilled;

Profusion: abundance; a great quantity or amount;

Reconcile: to compose or settle (a quarrel, dispute, etc.);

Remonstrate: to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval;

Retrospect: contemplation of the past; a survey of past time, events, etc.;

Robust: strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous;

Sabotage: any undermining of a cause;

Sanction: authoritative permission or approval, as for an action;

Smite: to strike or hit hard, with or as with the hand, a stick, or other weapon;

Spectrum: a broad range of varied but related ideas or objects;

Sporadic: appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time;

Subdue: to conquer and bring into subjection;

Substandard: below standard or less than adequate;

Sumptuous: luxuriously fine or large; lavish; splendid;

Trepidation: tremulous fear, alarm, or agitation; perturbation;

Verbiage: overabundance or superfluity of words, as in writing or speech; wordiness;

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