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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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Chaser vocab

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

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