The Homecoming Glossary

The Homecoming Glossary

remorseless

without regret

maelstrom

a powerful whirlpool

conscientious objector

person who for reasons of conscience objects is prevented from serving in the armed forces.

bedridden

held to bed due to sickness

crippled

unable to walk properly

invalids

a person who is physically weak due to disability or illness

idle

lazy

sod

an obnoxious person.

rotten

to be a bad person

ally

to combine or unite

faintest

to be vague

reserved

to be restrained

whims

an impulse

fancies

to have a liking for.

poke

to look around

Update this section!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this section.

Update this section

After you claim a section you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.