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The Monkeys Paw

Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Antimacassar a small covering, usually ornamental, placed on the backs and arms of upholstered furniture to prevent wear or soiling
Fakir a Muslim or Hindu religious person or monk commonly considered a wonder- worker
Marred to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil
Prosaic commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative
Betokened to give evidence of; indicate
Bibulous fond of or addicted to drink
Fusillade a general discharge or outpouring of anything: a fusillade of questions
Avaracious characterized by avarice; greedy; covetous
Dubiously of doubtful quality or propriety; questionable: a dubious compliment; a dubious transaction
Talisman anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions
Amiably having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable
Jarred to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, thoughts
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