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25 terms

The Raven Vocabulary

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Ponder
to think about
Quaint
odd
Surcease
to put an end to
Entreat
request
Implore
to call or pray for
Scarce
not plentiful or abundant
Lattice
a framework or structure of crossed wood or metal strips
Obeisance
a movement of the body made in token of respect or submission
Ebony
black, dark
Beguile
to divert
Decorum
orderliness
Countenance
calm expression
Quoth
said
Marvel
intense surprise or interest
Ungainly
having an awkward appearance
Placid
serenely free of interruption or disturbance
Dirges
a song of hymn of grief or lamentation
Melancholy
depressed in spirit
Ominous
foreboding or foreshadowing evil
Gaunt
excessively thin and angular
Quaff
to drink deeply
Desolate
joyless and sorrowful through or as if through separation from a loved one
Fiend
demon
Plume
a feather of a bird
Relevant
having significant and demonstrable bearing on the matter at hand