Begin reviewing Lessons 5&6 for the
1. gird (v.): to prepare for an event or an action
HINT: Birds gird for the winter.
2. daunt (v.): to make afraid; to discourage
3. flux (n.): a state of continual change or movement
4. hovel (n.): a wretched living place; an open shed
HINT: Hole in the ground
5. cadaverous (adj.): of or like a corpse; pale; gaunt; thin
6. gothic (adj.): of the middle ages; of or relating to a
mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction
7. penury (n.): extreme poverty
HINT: Not even a penny
8. egress (n.): an exit
9. felicity (n.): happiness; bliss
10. despot (n.): a dictator with absolute power
HINT: Da spot
11. chattel (n.): property; a movable item of personal
HINT: Cattle is an example of chattel.
12. austere (adj.): stern, plain
HINT: Steer can appear to be austere.
13. lament (v.): to mourn
14. aloof (adj.):distant; indifferent; disinterested
HINT: On the roof
15. cerebral (adj.): relating to the brain