"The Raven" Vocabulary Word Definitions

  1. Lore: (N) -the body of knowledge, esp. of a traditional, anecdotal, or popular nature, on a particular subject.

  2. Morrow: (N) -tomorrow.

  3. Surcease: (V) -to come to an end.

  4. Entreat: (V) -to ask earnestly for (something).

  5. Obeisance: (N) -deference or homage.

  6. Beguile: (V) -to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.

  7. Countenance: (N) -appearance, esp. the look or expression of the face.

  8. Craven: (Adj) -cowardly; contemptibly timid.

  9. Discourse: (N) -communication of thought by words; talk; conversation.

  10. Placid: (Adj) -pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed.

  11. Melancholy: (N) -a gloomy state of mind, esp. when habitual or prolonged; depression.

  12. Ominous: (Adj) -portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening.

  13. Plutonian: (Adj) -like the underworld; refers to Pluto, Greek and Roman god of the underworld.

  14. Pallid: (Adj) -pale; faint or deficient in color; wan.

  15. Chamber: (N) -a room, usually private, in a house or apartment, esp. a bedroom.
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