Ghosts Glossary

Ghosts Glossary

fjord

A narrow sea channel bordered by steep cliffs.

conservatory

A greenhouse or greenhouse-like room adorned with large windows.

rendezvous

A secretly arranged meeting; an illicit date.

hussy

A woman with a bad reputation for loose morals.

forlorn

Despondent and lonely; sad and neglected.

contemptuous

Derisively scornful and snobbishly disrespectful.

formulate

Devise; create and press into a form of action.

unimpeachable

Beyond reproach; flawless; impeccable and beyond critique.

insubordination

An act of disobedience or defiance.

dissolute

Lacking self-discipline to the point of devolving into immorality, depravity or degeneracy.

querulous

Extreme criticism address in a whining and irritating sort of way.

unseemly

Inappropriate and improper; uncouth; rude.

bade

Requested; expected.

proprieties

Set of rules regarding etiquette and polite behavior.

tampering

Messing with; destroying or undoing plans.

edification

The process of improvement; an attempt to make better.

infirmity

A state of frailty caused by the onset of bad health.

conveyance

A means of transport; getting something from one place to another.

reparation

Compensation for damage or harm inflicted in the past.

imputation

An accusation made against another.

radical

Someone who confronts conventional ideas and flaunts expectations of tradition.

Joy of Life

A liberalized acceptance that what brings happiness to others should perhaps not be suppressed due to personal concepts of immorality.

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