Chaser vocab

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  • The moral of the story is be careful of what you ask for. Alan is about the purchase a love potion that will make a woman obsessed with him to the point that the very thing that he thinks he wants, will be come a burden to him. The old man mentions the potion that cost 5000.00 because this is his ultimate product. The love potion is cheap to show its buyers that it is worth it to come again later for the 'life cleanser' which is an untraceable poison that will rid him of this woman when he tires of her.
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  • 1. “The Chaser”
  • 2. chaser
    Definition
    A mild drink taken after hard liquor
    One who chases or pursues another
    Example
    The chaser to the love potion would be the poison—to get rid of the annoying lover.
  • 3. obscurely
    Definition
    Not clearly or distinctly; difficult to see
    Example
    The path was marked obscurely and we soon became lost.
  • 4. imperceptible
    Definition
    Impossible to see or detect
    Example
    The scratch in the bumper was almost imperceptible; I didn’t see it for three weeks.
  • 5. autopsy
    Definition
    Examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death
    Example
    An autopsy is especially important when foul play is suspected in a death.
  • 6. confidential
    Definition
    Showing trust or confidence in another
    Example
    My friend can be confidential with me; I would never reveal any of her secrets.
  • 7. bountifully
    Definition
    Generously or abundantly
    Example
    The philanthropist could afford to donate bountifully to his favorite charity.
  • 8. detachment
    Definition
    Objectivity or indifference
    Example
    Tara felt detachment upon hearing of her ex-boyfriend’s marriage; she was so over him.
  • 9. rapture
    Definition
    Great joy or pleasure
    Example
    Ian feels rapture while reading a good book.
  • 10. draught
    Definition
    Variation of the word “draft,” meaning a currant of air
    Example
    The house was cold; there must be a draught
  • 11. siren
    Definition
    A seductive woman
    Example
    Alexandro feels no need to even look at sirens; he has a beautiful wife.
  • 12. phial
    Definition
    A small bottle for liquids; a vial
    Example
    Some older women keep their perfume in a fancy phial.
  • 13. Au revoir
    Definition
    A French phrase meaning “until we meet again”
    Example
    “Au revoir,” the French teacher called to her teacher at the end of the day.