Animal Farm Words
1.) benevolent- (adj)- characterized by or expressing good will or kindly feelings
He was rewarded for his benevolent act when he helped the old lady cross the street.

2.) bleat- (verb)- to talk complainingly or with a wine
Don’t even attempt to bleat your objections to your mother; you will surely be grounded.

3.) deputation- (noun)- a group of people appointed to represent others
I put all my trust in the deputation of the school to make the appropriate suggestions at the State Board Meeting.

4.) devotee- (noun)- a passionate follower, supporter, or enthusiast
The presidential candidate had no doubts he would win the Pennsylvania’s primary election because he had many devotees in the state.

gambol- (verb)- to skip about as in dancing or playing; to frolic
After the Superbowl win the football players began to gambol around the field with joy.

6.) laborious- (adj)- involved or characterized by hard or toilsome effort
Day-in and day-out I endure laborious work at my construction job.

7.) magistrate- (noun)- an official entrusted with administration of the laws
If you have any problems regarding the rules, you must take it up with the magistrate of the school.

8.) marshal- (noun)- a military officer of the highest rank
If everything goes as planned, I should be appointed the marshal of the troops, and with that gain more power and great responsibility.

9.) meddle- (verb)- to involve oneself in a matter without right or invitation; to interfere
My mother always advised me never to meddle with other people’s affairs and to mind my own business.

10.) obstinate- (adj) –firmly or stubbornly adhering to one’s purpose or opinion; stubborn
The teenage girl was very obstinate about going to the junior prom with her ex-boyfriend.

11.) parasitical- (adj) characterized by a person who receives support, advantage, or the like, from another without giving any useful or proper return; one who lives on the hospitality of others.
Napoleon is a good example of a parasitical leader because he lives off of the laborious work the animals undergo.

12.) pervade- (verb)- to become spread throughout all parts of
The fog pervaded through the sky today.

13.) prosperity- (noun)- a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition especially in financial aspects
Animal Farm indefinitely gained economic prosperity, but the animals were living in cruel conditions.

14.) skulk- (verb)- to lie or keep in hiding as for some evil reason
Immediately after the thief left the bank he skulked in the alley to dodge the police.

15.) solicitor- (noun)- one who makes a petition or request for something desired; one who urges strongly
I am enraged by the incessant solicitors who try to convince me into signing their petition.

16.) thwart- (verb)-to oppose successfully; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
to frustrate or baffle (a plan, purpose, etc.).
He was thwarting me by putting his hand in front of my face when I was playing the game.