Ready Player One Glossary

Ready Player One Glossary

affectation

A showy display of pretense; projection of insincerity.

malnourished

Suffering from a dietary lack of sufficient vitamins and minerals.

hysteria

Uncontrolled mania, often stimulated by emotional distress.

meticulous

Painstakingly fussy with a thorough attention to detail.

pantheon

Home of the gods.

scrutinize

To examine very closely, usually within the context of searching for detailed information related to lack of accuracy or missing data.

perpetual

Continual and never-ending.

diatribe

A long monologue that consists entirely of an attack against someone or something.

disdain

A feeling of intense dislike based on an even more intense lack of respect.

gregarious

Loud, fun-loving, outgoing and friendly, but often with an undercurrent of aggression capable of making some people uncomfortable.

immersion

Being submerged completely; though usually within the context of plunging into water, the word can also be metaphorically applied to anything in which a person’s attention can be turned to.

outlandish

Some very bizarre and peculiar to the point of being downright freaky.

Penultimate

The next to last thing.

brandish

To hold something in your hands and wave it back and forth in a threatening manner.

terminal

Referencing the end of something; can be applied conditionally as with a disease or concretely as with the end of railroad route.

incarnation

The personification, manifestation or materializing of something.

withered

Wrinkled; the effects caused by the aging process.

crescendo

A dramatic upsurge occurring just before a climax.

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