LR Unit 5 "The Fall of the House of Usher"
Terms in this set (14)
melancholy (n or adj)
gloomy state or mind; sober; depressed
property inherited from one's father or male ancestor
cunning (adj. or n.)
clever or sly; skill in achieving one's ends by deceit
completely baffled; very puzzled
frightful, horrible; deathly pale
an extreme or unnatural paleness
not able to be understood; nonsensical
lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
a figment of the imagination; an illusion or apparition
a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
a medical condition characterized by a trance or seizure with a loss of sensation and consciousness accompanied by rigidity of the body.
Magnificence; brilliance of appearance.
any person living in solitude or seeking to do so.
sadly; in a depressing and gloomy way