mass of material sticking together
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
rundown apartment buildings
a characteristic of a literary genre (often unrealistic) that is understood and accepted by audiences because it has come, through usage and time, to be recognized as a familiar technique
misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief
odd or old-fashioned in a pleasing way
small in amount or degree: "I was not _____ed in either respect [face or figure]",
expressing sorrow often for something past
boyfriends or male admirers
to move in a lively or bouncy manner
a movement upward; climb
entranced, enchanted, fascinated
a woman's close-fitting helmet-like hat
(adj.) to look like one who has endured great suffering
trick or lie; an attempt to make someone believe something that is not true
faintly, very quietly
an elderly unmarried woman
the act of providing approval and support
liveliness; animation; sprightliness
a story given one part at a time
refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities
disrespectful, insulting behavior
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