30 terms

MISD Halloween, good vocab

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autumn
the season between summer and winter
cauldron
a large pot for boiling over a fire
potions
mixtures of liquid ingredients
jack-o-lantern
a hollowed pumpkin with a face carved into it
Frankenstein
a fictional scientist who creates a monster
skeleton
the bones in a human or animal
tombstone
a cement block that marks a grave
ghosts
spirits of the dead
phantom
something sensed, but not physically real
incognito
having one's identity disguised or concealed
spooky
frightening, creepy, eerie
Dracula
a famous vampire
pumpkin
a species of orange seasonal squash
ghouls
mythical grave-robbing creatures
costume
a type or style of clothing
death
permanent end of life-sustaining functions
werewolf
creature believed to transform from man to wolf
carve
to cut into something
cemetery
a place where the dead are buried
corpse
a dead body
terrifying
extremely frightening
goblin
an elf that is mischievous or malicious toward people
supernatural
not of this world
superstitious
relating to or swayed by superstition (belief in the supernatural)
ogre
ugly and barbarous monster appearing in tales
paranormal
beyond scientific explanation
gruesome
horrific or hideous
banshee
mythical wailing female spirit
mischievous
sly and tricky in a playful or harmful manner
mysterious
strange or puzzling
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