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18 terms

The Stranger - Vocabulary

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vigil
NOUN, a watch kept during normal sleeping hours, especially over the body of a recently deceased or dying person
glint
NOUN, a tiny bright flash of light
dubious
ADJECTIVE, doubtful or questionable
moorish
ADJECTIVE, having qualities of a muslim living in North Africa.
furtive
ADJECTIVE, done by stealth, sly
promontory
NOUN, a high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water
reel
VERB, to whirl or go around and around
indignantly
ADVERB, feeling of extreme anger
enumerating
v, to articulate one by one
cortege
NOUN, a line of attendants
parricide
NOUN, one that murders his or her father, mother or close relative
debauchery
NOUN, indulging in sexual pleasure
odious
ADJECTIVE, deserving or causing hatred
subsidize
VERB, bribing someone to get them to cooperate
imperturbable
ADJECTIVE, calm all the time
scaffold
NOUN, a temporary or movable platform for workers
resignation
NOUN, the act or instance of resigning something
consummated
VERB, to make perfect