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Heart of Darkness Vocab

assegais spear; javelin august majestic; marked by dignity or grandeur connoisseur expert declivity downward slop detonation explosion; rapid combustion in an internal engine that causes knocking; to set off activity diaphanous transparent; delicacy of form digressions going backwards in literary discourse drollery quirky humor emissary spy estuary river meets sea; tide meets current ichthyosaurus prehistoric reptile; aquatic abilities and streamlined...

Macbeth Vocab

Disdain Verb: to regard with contempt; to despise Vantage Noun: an advantage; superiority Equivocate Verb: to intentionally mislead with confusing language. Solicit Verb: To seek or obtain by persuasion. Somnambulate Verb: to sleep walk Solipsism Noun: the philosophical theory that the self is the only thing that can be know. Rent Verb: to tear apart Resolute Adj: unwavering; firm; determined...

To Kill A Mockingbird

Antagonize To be hostile Placid Not easily upset or excited. Formidable Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, or powerful. Devoid Lacking entirely. Elucidate To make something clear. Amiable Displaying a friendly and pleasant manner. Eccentricities The quality of being erratic. Akimbo With hands on the hips and elbows turned outward. Subtlety Being subtle, the quality of. Impudent Not...

The Hobbit Vocabulary

Depredations the act of preying upon, robbery, stealing flummoxed confused larders pantry, a place where food is stored audacious intrepidly daring, adventurous conspirator one who joins in a secret agreement to do an unlawful or wrong act runes mystery, magic, writing on maps used by the multiple creatures in The Hobbit. remuneration the act of paying an equivilent for prefer...

A Tale of Two Cities

1775 year in which A Tale Of Two Cities begins Woodman personification of FATE Farmer personification of Death Robber meaning of the word highwayman Dover the town to which MR. Lorry is going in the \"mail\" Jerry stops the coach with a message frightened passengers afraid that Jerry is a highwayman Recall to life message that Mr. Lorry gives in...

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