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Fall of Usher

Vocabulary words for "The Fall of the House of Usher"

TermDefinition
perish suffer death, typically in a violent, sudden, or untimely way.
agitation a state of anxiety or nervous excitement.
gaze look steadily and intently, especially in admiration, surprise, or thought.
physician a person qualified to practice medicine.
alter change or cause to change in character or composition
betray be disloyal to.
inhabitant a person or animal that lives in or occupies a place.
melancholy causing or expressing sadness; depressing.
afflict cause pain or suffering to; affect or trouble.
stray move away aimlessly from a group or from the right course or place.
influence the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.
overwhelm have a strong emotional effect on/give too much of a thing to (someone); inundate.
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