20 terms

Night Part 1 Vocabulary

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Encumbered
Burdened; impeded; restricted
Lorries
Small wagons or carts
Betrothals
Engagements; promise to marry
Billeted
Housed; quartered; lodged
Anecdotes
Short humorous or interesting stories
Expelled
Driven out; forced to leave
Edict
A decree or proclamation
Revoked
Took back; withdrawn; cancelled
Knapsacks
Backpacks; canvas, nylon or leather bags for carrying supplies
Molten
Melted; liquefied by heat
Truncheons
Billy clubs; heavy sticks
Fasting
Abstaining from foods as a religious discipline
Compatriots
Countrymen; native inhabitants; colleagues
Farce
Mockery; ridiculous sham
Disposed
Inclined; having a certain disposition
Pillage
To strip of money or goods by open violence; plunder
Convoy
Fleet; group of vehicles
Pestilential
Harmful, destructive or evil
Stench
Offensive smell or odor; stink
Abominable
Detestable; extremely unpleasant