Moonlight-Starlight

Vocabulary Words

 

alcove

(n)

arched opening in a wall that may open to another room

aversion

(n)

strong dislike

contemporaries

(n)

people of own age group

decadent

(adj)

marked by decay

garnish

(v)

to decorate

genesis

(n)

beginning or start of something

grope

(v)

look for blindly or with uncertainty

furtive

(adj)

sneaky, sly

identically

(adv)

 done in a like manner

menacing

(adj)

 threatening

morbid

(adj)

preoccupied with death, unwholesome

oblivious

(adj)

unaware

obscure

(adj)

not clear, unknown

reproachful

(adj)

with shame, expressing blame

 ruthlessness

(n)

cruelty, extremely mean

wrench

(v)

twist violently or sharply