Owl Creek Vocab

20 terms by Mr_OD

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etiquette

rules governing socially acceptable behavior

prismatic

highly colored, brilliant,

acclivity

an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

abrasion

a rubbing or scraping

apprehensions

fears; anxious feelings

imperious

haughty, domineering

gallant

having or displaying great dignity or nobility

ramifications

outgrowth; consequence; implication; a branching out

protrude

jut out

malign

speak unfavorably about

apprise

make aware of

periodicity

the quality of recurring at intervals

embrasure

an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through

gyrations

circular or spiraling movements

undulation

wave-like motion

poignant

deeply moving; keen

roseate

having a dusty purplish pink color

efface

remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

appraise

place a value on

manifestation

a perceptible, outward, or visible expression

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