20 terms

Owl Creek Vocab

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etiquette
rules governing socially acceptable behavior
prismatic
highly colored, brilliant,
acclivity
an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
abrasion
a rubbing or scraping
apprehensions
fears; anxious feelings
imperious
haughty, domineering
gallant
having or displaying great dignity or nobility
ramifications
outgrowth; consequence; implication; a branching out
protrude
jut out
malign
speak unfavorably about
apprise
make aware of
periodicity
the quality of recurring at intervals
embrasure
an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
gyrations
circular or spiraling movements
undulation
wave-like motion
poignant
deeply moving; keen
roseate
having a dusty purplish pink color
efface
remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
appraise
place a value on
manifestation
a perceptible, outward, or visible expression