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short story, "The Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs vocabulary

peril

n. danger

surveying

adj. looking over carefully; inspecting

grimace

n. a facial expression of pain or disgust

fate

n. a power that is supposed to determine the course of events

credulity

n. a tendency to believe too easily; gullibility

noun

part of speech for peril

adjective

part of speech for surveying

noun

part of speech for grimace

noun

part of speech for fate

noun

part of speech for credulity

credulous

adjective form of credulity

credulously

adverb form of credulity

fateful

adjective form of fate

fatefully

adverb form of fate

grimace

verb form of grimace

grimacing

adjective form of grimace

grimacingly

adverb form of grimace

perilous

adjective form of peril

perilously

adverb form of peril

survey

verb form of surveying

surveyingly

adverb form of surveying

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