"The Raven" Vocabulary Word Definitions
- Lore: (N) -the body of knowledge, esp. of a traditional, anecdotal, or popular nature, on a particular subject.
- Morrow: (N) -tomorrow.
- Surcease: (V) -to come to an end.
- Entreat: (V) -to ask earnestly for (something).
- Obeisance: (N) -deference or homage.
- Beguile: (V) -to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
- Countenance: (N) -appearance, esp. the look or expression of the face.
- Craven: (Adj) -cowardly; contemptibly timid.
- Discourse: (N) -communication of thought by words; talk; conversation.
- Placid: (Adj) -pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed.
- Melancholy: (N) -a gloomy state of mind, esp. when habitual or prolonged; depression.
- Ominous: (Adj) -portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening.
- Plutonian: (Adj) -like the underworld; refers to Pluto, Greek and Roman god of the underworld.
- Pallid: (Adj) -pale; faint or deficient in color; wan.
- Chamber: (N) -a room, usually private, in a house or apartment, esp. a bedroom.
"The Raven" vocabulary words.