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Mrs. Shaw's Night Vo

Night Vocabulary

Surname family name
Encumbered hindered; restricted
Insignificant trivial, not important
Profoundly absolutely; in an unqualified way
Deportees people who are expelled from a country
Emigration leaving one area to settle in another
Treatise written discussion of a topic
Anecdotes short accounts of humorous incidents
Melancholy sadness; depression
Constraint restrictions
Provisions necessary supplies, such as food
Hermetically sealed against the entry or escape of air
Pestilential likely to cause an epidemic disease
Notorious known wide and unfavorably; infamous
Devoid completely lacking or empty
Monocle an eyeglass for one eye
Lucidity clear understanding
Convalescent returning to health after an illness
Blandishments flattering comments
Convoy group of vehicles traveling together
Frenzy violent mental agitation or wild excitement
Torment to cause physical pain
Thrash best; hit
Latter second of two
Raucous boisterous and disorderly
Sabotage treacherous action to defeat a cause
Lamentation grief; mourning
Void emptiness
Emaciated made thin due to starvation
Elapsed passed
Feeble lacking strength; weak
Evacuation withdrawing troops or civilians
Relentlessly steadily; persistently
Deprive to take something away from
Bereaved left alone by death
Apathy lack of emotion or feeling
Livid ashen; pallid
Dregs least desirable position
Vitality energy
Tether the limit of one’s resources or endurance
Contagion harmful influence
Plaintive expressing sorrow
Recesses remote secret places
Created by: shaws



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