The Stranger - Vocabulary

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vigil

NOUN, a watch kept during normal sleeping hours, especially over the body of a recently deceased or dying person

glint

NOUN, a tiny bright flash of light

dubious

ADJECTIVE, doubtful or questionable

moorish

ADJECTIVE, having qualities of a muslim living in North Africa.

furtive

ADJECTIVE, done by stealth, sly

promontory

NOUN, a high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water

reel

VERB, to whirl or go around and around

indignantly

ADVERB, feeling of extreme anger

enumerating

v, to articulate one by one

cortege

NOUN, a line of attendants

parricide

NOUN, one that murders his or her father, mother or close relative

debauchery

NOUN, indulging in sexual pleasure

odious

ADJECTIVE, deserving or causing hatred

subsidize

VERB, bribing someone to get them to cooperate

imperturbable

ADJECTIVE, calm all the time

scaffold

NOUN, a temporary or movable platform for workers

resignation

NOUN, the act or instance of resigning something

consummated

VERB, to make perfect

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