"The Night Face Up" - Collection 4 - Vocabulary

This is vocabulary words for the short story "The Night Face Up."
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vestibule
n. a hall or entryway next to a building's exterior door.
ministries
n. government offices
solace
n. source of relief and comfort.
lucid
adj. thinking rationally and clearly.
chloroformed
v. made unconscious by inhaling an anesthetic
bivouac
n. a temporary camp.
fens
n. wet, swampy land
opera glasses
n. small binoculars
beneficent
adj. beneficial; producing, good
consecrate
v. to make or define as sacred.
amulet
n. a charm or necklace believed to have protective powers.
duodenum
n. part of the small intestine.
acolytes
n. people who assist in religious services
translucent
adj. semi-transparent; indistinct.
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