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Terms

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epiphany
the sudden manifestation or perception of the essential nature of things
sloven
careless or slipshod adj. is slovenly
drayman
the driver of a dray-- a strong cart for carrying heavy loads
solicitous
anxious or concerned
satiety
the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
genuflect
bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
strophe
right-to-left ,one section of a lyric poem or choral ode in classical Greek drama
mulatto
an offspring of a Black and a White parent
ameliorate
to improve or better
abatement
a decrease or reduction of something undesirable
deity
A god, goddess, or divine person.
bilious
extremely unpleasant or distasteful, relating to bile
diffident
lacking self-confidence
macabre
[adj] ghastly, shocking, gruesome, suggesting death or decay
fastidious
excessively critical or demanding
prolific
abundant productivity
jaundiced
showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste
archipelago
a group of islands- the BVIs are an archipelago
arabesque
an elaborate design- a form of ornamentation in art/music
pompadour
a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
threnody
a poem, speech for the dead; a funeral song
insurgent
a rebel
gelid
extremely cold; icy.
antistrophe
left- to -right , the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama
restive
restless, impatient
misanthrope
person who hates mankind
moirai
individual destinies- singular form is Moire(the will of the gods/fate)

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