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Masque - Red Death Vocab

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contagion
(noun) spreading of disease
dauntless
(adjective) fearless
impetuosity
(noun) unthinking action
pervade
(verb) to spread throughout
tangible
(adjective) able to be touched or felt
courtier
(noun) member of a royal court
grotesque
(adjective) having a bizarre, fantastic appearance
license
(noun) lack of restrictions on behavior; freedom
sagacious
(adjective) wise
untenanted
(adjective) not occupied
allusion
(noun) a reference to something literary, mythological, or historical that the author assumes the reader will recognize
allegory
(noun) a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions represent abstract qualities
brazier
(noun) metal pan for holding fire
dissolution
(noun) termination; death
countenance
(noun) the appearance conveyed by a person's face
disconcert
(verb) to confuse
habiliment
(noun) clothes for a particular profession
visage
(noun) face
cerements
(noun), clothes for the grave, shrouds
pestilence
(noun) a very destructive infectious disease