Anil's Ghost Glossary

Anil's Ghost Glossary

clamber

To crawl or mount something in an awkward manner as if trying to scramble up it.

forensic pathologist

A diagnostician specializing in determining cause of death by examining tissue and bodily fluids.

artificer

An exceptionally skilled craftsman.

anthropology

The study of human beings through their ancestors and culture.

genocide

The wholesale annihilation of a particular group.

fortress

A stronghold, usually conveying the sense of being capable of withstanding a military assault.

monsoon

The rainy season characterized by torrential downpours capable of devastating flooding.

neurosurgery

Surgery conducted on the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

appalled

Horrified and aghast; dismayed and revolted.

ascertain

To make a determination; to establish the facts.

incorruptible

Beyond reproach; highly principled and with the moral backbone to back up those principles.

epigraphy

The analysis and interpretation of ancient inscriptions.

vertiginous

Causing a dizzy sensation of life whirling uncontrollably out of control around.

digress

A deviation or departure from the point of focus at the moment.

arrack

A deviation or departure from the point of focus at the moment.

incision

A wound made in the flesh by cutting into for the purpose of a surgical procedure.

thudding

A drumming, pounding sound.

periphery

Outskirts; off to the side; barely perceptible.

rattan

Wicker or cane.

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