death of a salesman vocab

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mercurial

quick and changeable in temperament

sentiment

tender, romantic or nostalgic feeling

agitation

disturbance; annoyance

idealist

one who sees the best things in life

avidly

enthusiastically; with great interest

enthralled

help spellbound; captivated

insinuates

becomes introduced gradually

incipient

beginning to emerge

liable

likely; at risk of experiencing something unpleasant

incarnate

personified; given a human form to

laconic

using few words

trepidation

a state of alarm or dread

dispel

to rid one's mind of

philandering

engaging in many casual love affairs

remiss

not attending to duty; negligent; careless

subdued

made less intense; toned down

solidified

made strong, sturdy or stable

intent

concentrating; engrossed

dictation

to say aloud to be recorded and written by another

solitary

existing alone

comradeship

friendship; spirit of working together for the common good

incredulously

unbelievingly

candidly

characterized by openness; frankly

raucous

rough-sounding; harsh; boisterous

carte blanche

with full permission; unrestricted authority

agonized

suffering great anguish

gist

main idea

clinches

settles something conclusively

falters

stumbles; moves unsteadily

befuddled

confused

overstrung

pushed to one's emotional limit

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