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Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka- Vocabulary

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Admonish
V
to caution against something
to reprove or scold
Brusque
A
abrupt in manner
blunt
Fathom
V
to measure the depth of something by sound
to penetrate the truth of
Fulminations
N
a violent censure or explosion
Harbinger
N
a person who shares the approach of another
foreshadowing or an omen
Plaintively
A
expressing sorrow or melancholy
Ravenous
A
hungry or famished
intensely eager for gratification
Supine
A
inactive, passive, or inert
Vaulted
A
constructed or covered with a vault
Vermin
N
noxious animals that are hard to control
an obnoxious person
Comatose
A
affected by coma
lacking alertness or energy
Inveigle
V
to lure by flattery or artful talk
Pallid
A
pale and deficient in color
lacking vitality or interest
Poignantly
A
distressing to the feelings
affecting the emotions or mental appeal
Ruminations
N
(product of)
to meditate or muse
to "chew the cud"
Settee
N
a chair for at least two people, has a back and arms
Apathetic
A
showing little or no emotion or animation
not interested or concerned
Bailiwick
N
a district where a bailiff has jurisdiction
persons area of skill or work
Harry
N
to annoy or harass
Impelled
V
to drive forward
to move onward
Perusal
N
a reading
V
the act of perusing
Quizzically
A
odd
questioning or puzzled
Vouchsafe
V
to grant or give as a favor
to allow or permit
Windfall
N
an unexpected gain or piece of good fortune