10 terms

"The Raven" Vocabulary Words

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Lore
Knowledge or tradition. Usually passed down in books or literature.
Chamber
A room in a house, especially a bedroom. Usually an enclosed space.
Bleak
Cold or dreary. Without cheer or happiness.
Omen/Ominous
A happening believed to be a sign or warning of a coming event. A sign of misfortune to come
Plume
The feather of a bird or something that resembles a feather.
Beguile
To deceive or trick someone by clever means.
Countenance
A facial expression as a sign of mood, emotion or character.
Melancholy
A sad or gloomy mood or condition.
Undaunted
Not discouraged or frightened.
Nepenthe
A potion used to dull people's pain and sorrow.