These are the 17 vocabulary words from the short story "The Lady or the Tiger?".

aesthetic

(adj) appreciative of artistic or beautiful things

aspire

(v) to aim for ambitious goals

doleful

(adj) sorrowful

emanate

(v) to originate from

fervent

(adj) having or showing great emotion or intensity

fervid

(adj) passionately enthusiastic

florid

(adj) flowery; overly showy

genial

(adj) friendly; cheerful

grievous

(adj) full of grief; sorrowful

imperious

(adj) commanding and haughty

novel

(adj) new and original

procure

(v) to obtain by particular care

progressive

(adj) working toward improvement or advancement

rapture

(n) ecstatic joy

reverie

(n) a state of dreamy contemplation

subordinate

(adj) less important

unsurpassed

(adj) unmatched; unbeaten; difficult to exceed

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