All the Light We Cannot See Glossary

All the Light We Cannot See Glossary

Deceitful

intended to deceive; misleading; fraudulent: a deceitful action.

Loftiness

exalted in rank, dignity, or character; eminent

Burden

that which is carried; load; that which is borne with difficulty; obligation; onus

Passion

any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling, as love or hate

Vicious

addicted to or characterized by vice; grossly immoral; depraved

Captor

a person who has captured a person or thing

Establishment

something established; a constituted order or system

Remnants

a fragment or scrap

Conduit

A pipe that carries water.

Extirpate

To fully destroy something.

Flak

Anti-aircraft fire.

Corsair

A swift ship that is often used for piracy.

Stentorian

A loud and powerful sound, often used to describe voices.

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