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Glossary of Folklore Vocabulary II

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scurry
to run or move briskly
regretfully
in a way that shows sorrow, distress, or disappointment
omen
a sign or event thought to fortell good or bad fortune
frustration
disappointment or irritation at being kept from doing or achieving something
clan
a group of families descended from a common ancestor; a group of people
keen
highly sensitive; sharp
pursue
to chase
spare
to treat with mercy; hold back from harming or hurting
sinewy
physically tough, powerful
embrace
to hug or hold in the arms, especially as a sign of love or affection
cordially
in a genuine warm and friendly way
barren
having little or no plant life; bare; empty
fanciful
showing imagination in design or construction; imaginative
sensation
cause of excitement or great interest; wonder
colossal
extraordinarily or awesomely large

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