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Night Vocabulary Words

Vocabulary words associated with the novel Night
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emerged
to come forth into view or notice, as from concealment
hillock
a small hill or mound
timid
lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed
tiers
a layer; level
beseeching
sought or -seeched, to implore urgently
livid
enraged; furiously angry
dysentery
intestinal inflammation causing abnormal pain and diarrhea
invalids
a person who is too sick or weak to care for himself
wailing
to utter a prolonged, inarticulate, mournful cry
spasmodically
bursts of excitement
summons
a request, demand, or call to do something
conscience
the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one's conduct or motives
delirious
hallucinating, excited, frantic
pleaded
to appeal or entreat earnestly
indifference
lack of interest or concern
distinguish
to recognize as distinct or different
spectacle
a public show or display
vitality
exuberant physical strength or mental vigor
disengage
to release from attachment or connection; loosen; unfasten
grimace
a facial expression, often ugly or contorted, that indicates disapproval, pain