Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

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Vocabulary from part 1 of Siddhartha (chapters 1-4).

supple

(used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely; flexible

lofty

having or displaying great dignity or nobility; superior

avaricious

immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; greedy

orator

a person who delivers a speech or oration

emanating

coming forth; issuing, as from a source

discontent

showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing; not happy

suffice

to be enough

bulk

large size or mass

ablutions

cleansing the body as part of a religious rite

quenched

allayed; satisfied

ascetics

relates to Buddhism; people who practiced self-denial to achieve an understanding of ultimate reality

jackals

dog like mammals that are mainly foragers feeding on plants, small animals, etc.

hovered

floated as if suspended

unpitying

without mercy or pity; without sympathy

tales

stories

dwells

makes your home; lives

sojourns

A temporary stay; a brief period of residence; travels

cloak

a loose outer garment; coat

alms

voluntary contributions to aid the poor; prayers

enchanted

delighted greatly; charmed

astounded

filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock

countenance

the appearance conveyed by a person's face

demeanor

(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people; mannerism; ways

esteemed

Highly respected

abated

To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen

renounced

gave up

exalted

of high moral or intellectual value; respected

rid

relieve from; free

alien

strange

fleeing

running away

enchanting

charming

sought

being searched for

divine

appropriate to or befitting a god; holy

shudder

shake, as from cold

impatiently

anxiously

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