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The Tell Tale Heart 9th Grade Mrs. Franks
vocabulary words from the story
Terms in this set (30)
to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, baffle
boldness; reckless daring; impertinence
gracefulness; politeness; sophistication
movement with the hands or arms, usually accompanying speech
to present a false appearance; to disguise one's real intentions or character
beginning abruptly, with marked intensity or sharpness, then subsiding after a relitively short time; opposite of chronic
ability to foresee future happenings; wisdom in providing for the future
showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
Having great depth or seriousness; insightful
a feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect
Empty, worthless, hollow; having no genuine substance, value, or importance.
not seen or noticed
to stop or avoid doing something
being or made softer or less loud or clear
a beat or throb, as of the pulse
To decrease gradually
to remove limbs (arms and legs)
Crafty or sly
Assigned, committed, given a charge; delegated.
Extreme tiredness, exhaustion
act of making fun of someone or something
Ridicule; looking down on someone and making fun of them
Giving a false appearance; saying one thing, but doing another
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