“Simon’s Saga,” Vocabulary from Episode 37 – 20 Words

decipher

make out the meaning of

He needed a break from observing and trying to decipher the behavior of his three charming subjects.
emaciated

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

A scrawny, almost emaciated, middle-aged man sitting at a table by himself.
repugnance

intense aversion

On her face was a look of repugnance.
astronomical

inconceivably large

To project psychic energy so far takes an astronomical amount of energy.
sequester

set apart from others

We will surround it and sequester it.
reprehensible

bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

Even destroying the body will be reprehensible to us.
quaff

swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

Simon quaffed the rest of his coffee and got up.
vanquish

defeat in a competition, race, or conflict

“Jets Vanquish Rams” was the headline.
repulsive

so extremely ugly as to be terrifying

What a repulsive-looking guy, Simon thought.
quarry

a person who is the aim of an attack by a hostile influence

Simon’s got the quarry in his sights.
stupor

feeling of distress and disbelief when something bad happens

He was crying, stumbling in a stupor.
paroxysm

a sudden uncontrollable attack

Paroxysms of anguish shook his body.
wrench

twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish

And he had done it, though it had wrenched his soul to do it.
distraught

deeply agitated especially from emotion

“You have a right to be distraught after what you’ve just been through.”
extensive

large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

the Group is a little more extensive than you know
quarantine

place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons

Simon has destroyed the body It was using. Lexa has now quarantined It.
elude

escape, either physically or mentally

We have pursued it for eons through thousands of planes of existence. It has eluded us.
innocuous

lacking intent or capacity to injure

Now it will forever be innocuous.
rehabilitate

help to readapt, as to a former state of health or repute

“Slowly,” Xela said, “we will rehabilitate it. Nothing is evil. It is only confused. It needs to be cared for.”
insatiable

impossible to satisfy

“Jaz, you’re insatiable. You and your boyfriend have just saved the world, freed it from some really nasty aliens controlling it—some seriously not nice customers—and you’re already worried about helping that thing?”

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