Short Stories 2 - The Cask of Amontillado & The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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precluded

prevented; made impossible to advance

retribution

payback; punishment for a misdeed

accosted

greeted in an especially aggressive way

afflicted

suffered; sickened

explicit

clearly stated

recoiling

staggering back

termination

end

subsided

settled down; became less active/intense

rakishly

with a trim, casual look; dashingly

hurtling

moving swiftly and with great force

distraught

extremely troubled; confused; distracted

haggard

having a worn look, as from sleeplessness

insolent

boldly disrespectful

insinuatingly

suggesting indirectly

cur

mean, contemptible person; mean, ugly dog

cannonading

continuous firing of artillery

derisive

showing contempt or ridicule

inscrutable

baffling; mysterious

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